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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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Bryan King Authors Article on Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture Agreements


March 4, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Bryan King authored an article outlining a recent decision impacting the affiliation requirements between mentors and protégés when entering into a joint venture. As affirmed in the recent case, a mentor and protégé may enter into a joint venture to compete for government contracts, but must adhere to the strict SBA regulations to be considered. 

To read the full article, "SBA-approved Mentor-protégé Agreement Not a 'Fix-all' for Affiliation," that was published by Westlaw Journal Government Contract, access the PDF below.

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