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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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James O. Bass, Sr.

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX

James O. Bass, Sr.

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX

Jim Bass has practiced law at Bass, Berry & Sims since 1934. He is a graduate of the University of the South in 1931 and Harvard Law School in 1934. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations (President, 1952). Mr. Bass served as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, 1936-1938, and as a State Senator from 1940-1942. He has been engaged in a general practice throughout his legal career.

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Nashville Bar Association — President (1952)

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

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State Senator (1940-1942)

State Representative (1936-1938)

American College of Trial Lawyers — Fellow

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