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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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Shayne R. Clinton

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Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Shayne R. Clinton

Member

Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX
Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Financial industry clients and other industries have turned to Shayne Clinton for representation in federal securities litigation, class action lawsuits, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, and other business-related disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement to winning a case of first impression under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne works to craft efficient and innovative solutions that maximize his clients' positions, whether advising companies, officers or directors on class action and derivative suits or on actions involving intellectual property rights.

Financial industry clients and other industries have turned to Shayne Clinton for representation in federal securities litigation, class action lawsuits, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, and other business-related disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement to winning a case of first impression under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne works to craft efficient and innovative solutions that maximize his clients' positions, whether advising companies, officers or directors on class action and derivative suits or on actions involving intellectual property rights. His practice involves:

  • Complex Business and Securities Litigation – Shareholder class actions and actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission; derivative actions; disputes involving mergers and acquisitions; officer and director liability; breach of contract; corporate malfeasance; and other business related disputes.

  • Intellectual Property Litigation – Representation of companies in disputes related to their own intellectual property and the intellectual property rights of others; and advising clients on matters such as patent infringement, copyright and trademark disputes, intellectual property rights in the employment context, and patent trolls.
  • Commercial, Banking and Real Estate – Representation of banks and companies in a variety of business and lending disputes as well as construction-related disputes with contractors.

Utilizing his vast knowledge of federal securities laws and laws impacting businesses, Shayne helps clients reach favorable resolutions to their business issues.

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