Advocate Aurora-Atrium’s proposed megamerger sparks pricing concerns

The Chicago area is a more competitive market than Milwaukee, said Nathan Ray, who leads the healthcare merger and acquisition division at the consultancy West Monroe. “There’s a little more leeway in Wisconsin because Advocate Aurora has in certain areas more dominance and cachet,” he said. Charlotte, North Carolina, where Atrium is based, has a … Read more

State of the Legal Market analysis: For law firms relying on increasing compensation, economics says you lose

Diving into the recent “2022 Report on the State of the Legal Market”, we see a legal industry that is demonstrating resilience, but could that be derailed by rising compensation costs? The Thomson Reuters’ 2022 Report on the State of the Legal Market depicted a legal industry immersed in an escalating war for talent. Ever … Read more

Amid death and destruction, the latest conflict in Gaza highlights the depths of its humanitarian crisis

Israel launched multiple air strikes on Gaza on August 5, in another eruption of open warfare between Israel and Palestinian militants. The latest attacks came just over a year after hundreds were killed in an intense period of conflict in the territory. Israel announced its missile strikes were targeting military leaders of the al-Quds Brigades, … Read more

US: Dismantle Structures of Racism Now

(Geneva) – The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination should recommend the United States government to take immediate, tangible measures to dismantle structural racism in the US, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said today, releasing a joint report to the committee. The United States, which in 1994 … Read more

The January 6 hearings have been spectacular TV, but will they have any consequences for Trump?

There have now been nine televised hearings of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. The main purpose of these hearings has been to publicly present evidence of former President Donald Trump’s culpability for the January 6 riot. The mostly Democratic congressional committee, assisted by two of … Read more