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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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FCPA - What You Need To Know


March 19, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims provides Navigating the FCPA: An Executive Summary of the DOJ and SEC's 2012 Resource Guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Late last year, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission released a 120-page Guide regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Bass, Berry & Sims' executive summary condenses the Guide into an easy-to-read resource.

Navigating the FCPA provides concise analyses and specific action items on the topics that you most need to know, such as:

  • Key Elements of Effective Compliance Programs;
  • Relationships with Third Parties;
  • Gifts, Hospitality and Entertainment;
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures; and
  • Responding to Red Flags and Reports.

If you have any questions about Navigating the FCPA, the Guide or other anti-corruption issues, contact one of the members of Bass, Berry & Sims' Global Anti-Corruption/FCPA Compliance and Investigations team.

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