Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

Becerra claims early victory in Sutter Health pricing suit

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office claimed an early legal victory in its year-old suit against Sacramento-based Sutter Health.  The suit, claiming the Sacramento-based health system dominates the Northern California health care market...

By | 2019-03-15T23:38:58+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Healthcare|

Does Lyft’s IPO ‘road show’ put it on a collision course with Uber?

Lyft is expected to reveal its IPO price range as early as Monday, a move that will coincide with the start of its road show, the process of promoting the stock offering to institutional investors. Comparisons to Uber, its larger rival also on the pat...

By | 2019-03-15T21:35:56+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Technology|

Synaptics stock drops on Q3 shortfall, CEO’s departure

Shares of Synaptics Inc. dropped as much as 8 percent on Friday after the company said CEO Richard Bergman is leaving amid a disappointing third quarter. The San Jose company, a supplier to Apple Inc. that makes hardware and software to control device...

By | 2019-03-15T21:29:40+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Technology|

Corporate Counsel awards: Roche’s Kevin Marks has been quite busy lately

Kevin Marks, who majored in international affairs and sought out a position with the U.S. embassy in Russia before going to law school, has also tried to complement such efforts with a socially progressive approach to his practice.

By | 2019-03-15T21:22:54+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Healthcare|

UW, business leaders urge approval of new chemistry building for Milwaukee campus

Education officials and leaders in Milwaukee’s business community want state authorities to approve funding to replace the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Chemistry Building.  Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed capital budget includes about $129....

By | 2019-03-15T21:11:07+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Education|

Gauging which St. Louis companies might tie their brand to the city’s MLS bid (Poll)

#MLS4THELOU took another step this week in its effort to secure corporate sponsors as the ownership group looks to bolster its case to land an MLS expansion team in St. Louis.  MLS Commissioner Don Garber on Monday visited St. Louis to meet with local...

By | 2019-03-15T19:53:47+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Sports|

UW admissions practices regularly reviewed, UW System president says in wake of national scandal

Ray Cross said he believes the University of Wisconsin System takes sufficient steps to prevent bribery in the admissions process in the wake of allegations of a scam surrounding students’ admittance to other schools.  Cross, who is president of the U...

By | 2019-03-15T19:48:01+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Education|