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Healthcare Transactions: 2015 Year in ReviewHealthcare mergers and acquisitions worth about $270 billion were announced during 2015, surpassing the activity in recent years. Amid this frenzy of consolidation, 2015 has been a year marked by unique transaction structures and continued private equity investment, particularly in certain sectors. We are pleased that Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys have advised on many of these notable transactions this year.

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Anthony J. McFarland

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Nashville
(615) 742-6250 TEL
(615) 742-2750 FAX
  • Anthony J. McFarland

    Member

    Nashville
    (615) 742-6250 TEL
    (615) 742-2750 FAX
  • Tony McFarland has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at public and private companies, particularly those in the financial services and healthcare industries, in complex individual and class action business litigation and disputes.

    Tony has represented and counseled clients involving:

    • Financial institution and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection, and Bank Secrecy Acts, Regulations E and J, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy and Tennessee Consumer Protection Acts, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and those incorporating customary negligence and misrepresentation accusations. 
    • Data security and privacy matters, including electronic information security best practices, data breach ramifications and response, data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data management. Tony is the chairman of the firm's Technology Committee, and of the Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee.
    • Public and private company business disputes, including claims involving breach of contract and fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

    Tony McFarland has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at public and private companies, particularly those in the financial services and healthcare industries, in complex individual and class action business litigation and disputes.

    Tony has represented and counseled clients involving:

    • Financial institution and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection, and Bank Secrecy Acts, Regulations E and J, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy and Tennessee Consumer Protection Acts, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and those incorporating customary negligence and misrepresentation accusations. 
    • Data security and privacy matters, including electronic information security best practices, data breach ramifications and response, data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data management. Tony is the chairman of the firm's Technology Committee, and of the Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee.
    • Public and private company business disputes, including claims involving breach of contract and fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

    Tony's representation and advice has assisted the firm’s clients avoid more than $900 million in liability exposure.

    Tony is a Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow and an active participant in the Nashville Bar Association pro bono program.

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    Nashville Bar Association — Chancery and Circuit Court Committee; Federal Court Committee

    Tennessee Bar Association

    Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee, Chair

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    Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Franchise Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Securities; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2007-2016)

    Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2009 and 2011-2015)

    Nashville Bar Foundation — Fellow

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