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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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Business TN Magazine Recognizes 19 Bass, Berry & Sims PLC Attorneys in its Annual "150 Best Lawyers" Listing

January 5, 2010

Nashville, Tenn., (January 5, 2010) – Nineteen attorneys from Bass, Berry & Sims PLC have been included in Business TN magazine's listing of the "Best 150 Lawyers in the State of Tennessee" for 2010. This gives Bass, Berry & Sims PLC the largest representation on the list of any firm in the state. The attorneys recognized are as follows:

H. Lee Barfield II (Nashville) for Business Litigation
James H. Cheek, III (Nashville) for Securities
J. Page Davidson (Nashville) for Corporate
J. Andrew Goddard (Nashville) for Environmental
James C. Gooch (Nashville) for Trusts & Estates
John A. Good (Memphis) for Securities
R. Dale Grimes (Nashville) for Utility Regulation
L. Wearen Hughes (Nashville) for Construction
Paul G. Jennings (Nashville) for Bankruptcy (Business)
Howard H. Lamar III (Nashville) for Corporate
J. Richard Lodge (Nashville) for Public Policy
G. Mark Mamantov (Knoxville) for Public Finance
Cynthia Y. Reisz (Nashville) for Health Care (Regulatory)
Michael D. Sontag (Nashville) for Tax
John A. Stemmler (Memphis) for Real Estate
Shepherd D. Tate (Memphis) for Securities
Bob F. Thompson (Nashville) for Banking (Regulatory)
F. Mitchell Walker, Jr. (Nashville) for Securities
Leigh Walton (Nashville) for Health Care (Transactional) 

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