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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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Richard Mattern's Move to Bass, Berry & Sims Profiled by The Commercial Appeal

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June 6, 2016

As part of a larger article about attorney lateral moves, The Commercial Appeal announced that Richard Mattern has joined Bass, Berry & Sims. The article details the trend of "legal stars moving between well-established law firms and taking clients with them." Richard, who previously was an attorney in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, came to Bass, Berry & Sims to help grow the firm's corporate presence in Memphis. Of his move, Richard said "'I really saw it as a particularly unique opportunity' ... to grow [my] own corporate practice at a firm." Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Richard Spore also provided insight for the article related to the firm's Memphis growth strategy.

The full article, "Bass Berry Lures Baker Donelson Lawyer," was published in The Commercial Appeal on June 4, 2016, and is available online.

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