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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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Environmental Issues for Clarksville, Tennessee Related to 2010 Flood

Client Type: Government

We are assisting the City of Clarksville, Tennessee in handling numerous environmental issues raised by the Nashville Flood of 2010's nearly complete destruction of the city's wastewater treatment plant at an estimated cost of $100 million. We negotiated a consent order with the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) to prevent the City from having assessments imposed for violations of law that occurred as a result of this devastation. We also are assisting the City in establishing a path forward for getting the wastewater treatment plant rebuilt on a timeline and in a manner mutually agreeable with it and TDEC. These efforts have resulted in significant savings to the City and will allow it to get its wastewater treatment plant back on line in a streamlined process. In addition, we have appealed FEMA's denial of approximately $40 million in federal FEMA funds. We are working with senators and other government officials on this pending appeal.

Clarksville, Tennessee is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County and the fifth-largest city in the state.

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