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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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Handling Employment Discrimination Claims


March 29, 2016

The legal landscape is changing - are you up to date on the latest discrimination laws, court trends and employment best practices? Can you effectively identify the problem areas that catch employers and counsel off guard? Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett will teach you how to effectively handle claims that can arise. From the initial allegation to administrative charge, investigation and settlement, gain the tools and skills you need to stay one step ahead and use the law to your advantage.

  • Stay on top of employment discrimination laws and court decisions.
  • Discover how internal investigations should be handled regarding discrimination allegations.
  • Learn what the EEOC is looking for in responses to administrative charges and during investigations.
  • Analyze key documents and examine witnesses for red flags, patterns of discrimination and proof of wrongful termination.
  • Negotiate key provisions of the settlement agreement, including releases, anti-defamation, confidentiality terms and more.
  • Gain best practices for employment policies that mitigate discrimination claims.

The program is on March 29 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm ET. For more information and to register, click here.

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