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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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Key Takeaways from SBA's Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program


October 12, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Todd Overman will speak at the 17th Annual Energy, Technology and Environmental Business Administration (ETEBA) Business Opportunities Conference on Wednesday, October 12. Todd will speak on the topic of, "Key Takeaways from SBA's Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program."

Session topics will include:

  • An overview of benefits of the new Mentor-Protégé program
  • Background on the new rule and its roll-out
  • Guidelines for Protégés and Mentors
  • Insight into approval and appeal processes
  • Reporting requirements and potential penalties

The ETEBA Business Opportunities Conference will be held from October 11-13, 2016, in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information and registration, visit the ETEBA website.

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