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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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Bass, Berry & Sims Returns to Pinnacle at Symphony Place

May 17, 2010

Two weeks ago, Nashville and the surrounding area experienced one of the most devastating events in our history as some 13 inches of rain fell in the span of two days causing severe flooding and land slides throughout the area. Since then, 42 Tennessee counties have been declared federal disaster areas.

Many of our clients, friends, attorneys, staff and family members were affected. A few lost everything, many suffered major damage, some had only slight issues, but we all felt a great sense of loss and uncertainty.

True to Tennessee's nickname – the Volunteer State – thousands of people throughout Middle Tennessee banned together to bring relief to their friends, relatives, neighbors and complete strangers. Bass, Berry & Sims was displaced from our Nashville offices until this morning and we were also the recipient of the kindness of others, including many generous clients, other law firms and friends who offered office space, administrative support, and their thoughts. This aid, together with our comprehensive technology back-up plan, allowed us to continue to serve you with minimal interruption. We are extremely grateful to everyone who worked so tirelessly to get us back in our space safely, as well as our staff and attorneys who helped us through this trying time.

Today, we are back in our normal office space in Nashville and it's business as usual. Thanks for being patient with us over the past several days. It’s gratifying to know we have clients and colleagues who are there for us and we want you to know that the firm will continue to be there for you as you need us.


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