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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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Brant Phillips and Shayne Clinton Discuss Possible Impacts of Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Loss Causation and Expert Testimony at the Class Certification Stage for Thomson Reuters News & Insight


May 16, 2011

Bass, Berry & Sims' Brant Phillips and Shayne Clinton offer their expert analysis in the co-authored article titled, "Loss Causation and Expert Testimony at the Class Certification Stage - Possible Impacts of Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions," for Thomson Reuters News & Insight’s Securities Law section. Citing recent key cases, Mr. Phillips and Mr. Clinton offer their take on the likely future of loss causation and use of expert testimony in court when determining whether a case should be certified as a class action.

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