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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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Todd Overman, John Kelly and John Eason Write Article on Procurement Fraud


October 23, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Todd Overman, John Kelly and John Eason wrote the article, "Big Risks for Small Businesses: Increased Enforcement Activity Against Size and Status Misrepresentations," that was published by BNA Federal Contracts report on October 21. The article examines several FCA enforcement actions brought against small businesses accused of misrepresenting their small business size or status in order to obtain government contract awards. The article also outlines ways for small businesses to minimize the risk of enforcement actions. To read the full article, click the PDF file below.

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