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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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CRAs Required to Provide Accuracy Reports to CFPB


January 11, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney David Esquivel will moderate a roundtable discussion called "CRAs Required to Provide Accuracy Reports to CFPB" at the Winter Meeting of the American Bar Association (ABA) Consumer Financial Services Committee.

In December 2014, the CFPB announced that it will require the major consumer reporting agencies to provide accuracy reports on how consumer disputes are being handled. CRAs will not only be required to "call out" the furnishers with the most disputes, but also to identify problems and take appropriate action. This roundtable discussion will address how the new requirement is likely to affect CRAs and furnishers, how effective it may be in improving the accuracy of furnisher data, and what may be its unintended consequences.

The Winter Meeting of the ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee will be held January 10-13, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans, Louisiana.  David's roundtable discussion will take place on January 11 at 1:00 p.m.

For more information and registration, click here.

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