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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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Eric J. Knox

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7807 TEL
(615) 248-8806 FAX

Eric J. Knox

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7807 TEL
(615) 248-8806 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7807 TEL
(615) 248-8806 FAX

Working with both national and local companies in the REIT, financial, healthcare, restaurant, food production, hospitality and petroleum refining and transportation sectors, Eric Knox routinely counsels public and private companies on a variety of corporate and securities issues.

Working with both national and local companies in the REIT, financial, healthcare, restaurant, food production, hospitality and petroleum refining and transportation sectors, Eric Knox routinely counsels public and private companies on a variety of corporate and securities issues.

Eric's practice involves:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Representing public and private companies on a wide variety of transactions.
  • Corporate Finance – Assisting clients in connection with public offerings, Rule 144A offerings and private placements.
  • Corporate Governance – Advising public company clients on preparation of Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and earnings releases; compliance with federal securities laws requirements; compliance with stock exchange listing standards and corporate governance guidelines.
  • Shareholder Activism – Advising clients on issues, including takeover defense, proxy contests, responding to shareholder proposals and related corporate governance and securities law matters, as well as assisting clients with respect to shareholder rights plans, contested director elections, classified boards, advance notice bylaws, Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposals, ISS and other proxy advisory firm-related matters and Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act.

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