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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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David Esquivel Appointed Vice-President of the ABA Antitrust Section's Trial Practice Committee

July 1, 2010

Nashville, Tenn., (July 1, 2010) – David Esquivel, a member in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice at Bass, Berry & Sims, has been appointed to a leadership position in the ABA Antitrust Section. He will serve as Vice-Chair of the Section's Trial Practice Committee.

David's practice is focused on antitrust, trade practices, and federal regulatory proceedings. He has significant trial experience, representing the firm’s clients before federal court juries, state court judges, and administrative bodies. David received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 1997. David is very active in the community and in pro bono matters, serving on the boards of directors of several local nonprofit organizations and is the Chair of the state bar association's Access to Justice Committee. He was named the Tennessee Bar Association's Harris A. Gilbert "Pro Bono Attorney of the Year" in 2005.

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