William McConnell

Bill McConnell has led The Deal 's coverage of the nation's capital since becoming Washington bureau chief in 2005. His reporting has covered a range of issues critical to the deal community -- antitrust, financial reform, corporate accounting, tax policy, the impact of national security concerns on dealmaking and the effect consolidation has had on American society. Prior to joining The Deal, Bill was the Washington correspondent for Broadcasting & Cable, where he spent seven years reporting on the debate over media ownership, the FCC's crackdown on broadcast indecency and the rollout of digital television.

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J&J Plans to Appeal Staggering $1B Judgment Against Hip Implant

J&J Plans to Appeal Staggering $1B Judgment Against Hip Implant

J&J will appeal $1 billion in punitive damages to six people injured by a hip implant. The plaintiffs' lawyer argued two losses in Pinnacle cases should convince J&J to settle.

Trump's Health Care Pick Looms Over Hospital, Medicaid Stocks

Trump's Health Care Pick Looms Over Hospital, Medicaid Stocks

President-elect calls Tom Price and Seema Verma a health care "dream team," but analysts say hospital and health insurance stocks could be in for a shock.

Sun's Taro Unit Names New CEO Amid Generics Investigation

Sun's Taro Unit Names New CEO Amid Generics Investigation

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House GOP Wants Trump to Get Chance to Settle ACA Lawsuit

House GOP Wants Trump to Get Chance to Settle ACA Lawsuit

A lower court judge ruled in May that the White House had no authority to pay for insurance reimbursements.

CEO Saunders' Stake Fails to Bolster Allergan

CEO Saunders' Stake Fails to Bolster Allergan

Previously this month activist Carl Icahn has unloaded most of the stake he built up earlier in the year.