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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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Attorney-Client Privilege: What is Privileged and How to Keep it That Way


July 22, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Shayne Clinton, Brant Phillips and Ryan Thomas will present at an Association of Corporate Counsel event on July 22, 2015. Through a discussion of case law, practical anecdotes and first hand experiences, their hour long presentation titled "Attorney-Client Privilege: What Is Privileged and How to Keep It That Way" will address these topics: 

  • Clarify what communications are covered by the privilege
  • Suggest measures for protecting privilege within the company, and in the board room
  • Clarify the role and use of outside counsel in preserving privilege
  • Present keys to preserving privilege in the transactional process

This event will include one hour of Tennessee CLE credit, pending approval.

The Association of Corporate Counsel event sponsored by Bass, Berry & Sims will take place July 22 at the Bistro by the Tracks in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information and registration, visit the ACC website.

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