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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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Britt Latham Comments on Halliburton Application in Best Buy Case

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April 14, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Britt Latham provided insight for a Law360 article discussing the Eighth Circuit's application of the Supreme Court's 2014 Halliburton II decision in its reversal of the certification of a class of Best Buy shareholders. The shareholders had claimed the company provided misleading optimistic earnings projections in 2010 that ultimately did not materialize and caused Best Buy stock prices to fall. The Law360 article captures reaction to the decision and its implications on future cases. As Britt points out, "'... it's further proof that the class certification fight in securities litigation, which for so many years was a nonevent, has some new life.'"

The full article, "Best Buy's Halliburton Win Seen As Hard Act To Repeat," was published by Law360 on April 13, 2016, and is available online.


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