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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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Michael Dagley and Brittain Sexton Author Article for Law360 on Failed Software Implementation

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June 10, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Michael Dagley and Brittain Sexton authored the article "When IT Fails: Software Vendor Liability is Expanding" for Law360 that was published on June 9. The article analyzes the reticence of companies to file lawsuits against technology vendors for failed software implementations. This historical precedence was challenged recently when Trinity Health (Minot, ND) obtained a $102 million arbitration award against Cerner Corp. Michael and Brittain were part of the team from Bass, Berry & Sims that represented Trinity in the case. The article discusses how the Trinity case has set a precedence for other companies to challenge technology vendors. To read the full article, click here.


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