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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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Sylvia Yi

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Sylvia Yi

Attorney

Washington, D.C.
(202) 827-2993 TEL
(202) 379-3512 FAX
Washington, D.C.
(202) 827-2993 TEL
(202) 379-3512 FAX

Sylvia Yi represents businesses as they move through the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. Her practice also includes counseling public and private companies across a range of industries related to their business in the international marketplace. In addition, Sylvia advises clients in response to criminal and government investigations.

Her practice includes:

  • Government Contracts – Assisting clients in meeting the demanding and ever-changing regulatory environment of contracting with federal, state and local governments.
  • International Trade – Helping clients navigate the complex regulations associated with a global marketplace.
  • Compliance & Government Investigations/White-Collar Crime – Counseling clients through criminal and civil government enforcement matters and responding to federal, state or local government investigations.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Sylvia assisted in drafting comprehensive course material specializing in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) for CLE approved training sessions for government contracting professionals. In law school, she was a procurement intern at the Department of Homeland Security, where she reviewed solicitations and assisted on bid protests. Sylvia was also a judicial intern at the D.C. Contract Appeals Board and drafted opinions on local government contracts disputes.

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American Bar Association – Section of Public Contract Law

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Publication:

  • Note, State and Local Governments: Ditch the GSA Schedule and Do It Yourself, 44 Pub. Cont. L.J. 573 (Summer 2015)

Accolades

Public Contract Law Journal — Notes Editor & Technology Editor

2015 Government Contracts Moot Court Competition — Co-Chair

2014 Government Contracts Moot Court Competition — First Place

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