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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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Kevin Douglas and Andrea Orr Author Article on SEC’s Proposed CEO Pay Ratio Rules for Bloomberg BNA Report

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November 6, 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new rules to require the disclosure by public companies of the ratio of CEO pay to median employee pay. The pay ratio disclosure, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, has been the topic of extensive commentary and debate, both in favor and against such disclosure, since the time that Dodd-Frank was signed into law.

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Kevin Douglas and Andrea Orr wrote an article published on October 10, 2013 by Bloomberg BNA's Corporate Law & Accountability Report discussing these proposed rules and considerations public companies should take into account in their assessment of these rules.

To read the article in its entirety, please, click here. If you have any questions about the content of the article, please contact one of the authors listed above.


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