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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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Paige Mills Comments on "Blurred Lines" Decision

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September 9, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Paige Mills provided her perspective on the controversial jury ruling that "Blurred Lines" songwriters Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams infringed against Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give it Up" song that was decided in March 2015. Paige's comments were part of a special report on entertainment law published by the Nashville Business Journal on September 4, 2015. According to Paige, "While it is presumptuous to second-guess a hardworking jury, I think the jury incorrectly found that 'Blurred Lines' infringed 'Got to Give it Up' rather than simply paying it homage. The decision will embolden plaintiffs with weak claims and increase their leverage in settlement discussions. I doubt it will affect what musicians do on a day-to-day basis, but it certainly increases the likelihood of infringement claims on successful songs and ups their settlement value."


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