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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 to Host Consumer Data Privacy Forum on Heels of Representing TeleCheck in Significant FTC Settlement

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January 24, 2014

Following the recent headlines surrounding data privacy and the handling of consumer financial information, Bass, Berry & Sims is hosting a forum of particular interest to general counsel and compliance officers whose businesses deal with this type of data. The forum, titled "Regulation Of Consumer Data - The View From D.C.," will walk through the life cycle of a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) financial services investigation and discuss the latest developments from Congress and the federal regulatory agencies on issues of consumer data and privacy.

Prior to hosting this event, Bass, Berry & Sims represented TeleCheck Services Inc. in a FTC case alleging Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations in TeleCheck's handling of consumer information. TeleCheck settled the case by agreeing to pay a $3.5 million settlement. The case was outlined in various publications including Law360, in which Bass, Berry & Sims attorney David Esquivel was quoted.

Below are links to the articles:

"TeleCheck To Pay FTC $3.5M To End FCRA Claims" - Law360

"Bass Partner Represents TeleCheck in FTC Settlement" - Nashville Post


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