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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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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
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

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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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