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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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YWCA Recognizes Leigh Walton in 2015 Academy for Women of Achievement and Bass, Berry & Sims as Corporate Honoree

July 24, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Leigh Walton was named one of the six women inductees to the 2015 Academy for Women of Achievement (AWA) by the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee. The women will be honored at a celebration and induction dinner on October 15, 2015 presented by the YWCA and First Tennessee.

Event co-chairwoman Mendy Mazzo said of this year's Academy, "These honorees selflessly work toward the improvement of Nashville and deserve recognition for all they've done. Their professional and personal contributions inspire others to succeed, and they are incredible community role models."

In addition, Bass, Berry & Sims was chosen as the 2015 corporate honoree. Corporate honorees are selected based on their engagement with female employees and for building a positive work environment for all employees. These honorees provide opportunities for women to enter the workforce and advance in their careers.

More information about the award and the October event can be found on the YWCA website.

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