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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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Douglas W. Dahl II

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX

Douglas W. Dahl II

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX

Doug Dahl represents clients on all facets of employee benefits programs and executive compensation issues. He works with private and public companies on the creation, administration and compliance of qualified retirement plans and compensation packages. In addition, Doug assists companies with employee benefit issues that arise during various corporate transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.

Drawing on his experience as an attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel, Doug represents companies in various interactions with the IRS, Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the Department of Health and Human Services. His practice involves:

  • Preparing health and welfare plan documents and negotiating related contracts
  • Providing assistance with qualified plan terminations, conversions and corrections
  • Counseling clients related to compliance with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code
  • Representing plan sponsors and fiduciaries in the administration of qualified retirement plans
  • Advising companies on deferred compensation arrangements and employment agreements
  • Designing employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)
  • Preparing executive compensation agreements involving stock options, stock appreciation rights and other related components.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Doug was an associate with Proskauer Rose LLP in the Washington, D.C. office. From 2009-2011, Doug was an attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel.

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Publications:

  • The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know (A Q&A Guide) 5th Edition (contributing author), Thompson Information Services (October 2014)
  • "Briger v. Tellabs, Inc. – The Decision to Not Sell Stock During 'Drop' in Value Was Not a Fiduciary Breach"(co-author), The Journal of Employee Ownership Law and Finance, Volume 22 No. 2 (Spring 2010)

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The Tax Lawyer – Senior Staff Mentor

American Journal of Trial Advocacy – Executive Editor

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