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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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Privacy Perils: 2015 Top 10 Worst Sports Passwords

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April 1, 2016

Earlier this year we provided the top 25 worst passwords for 2015 compiled by cybersecurity firm SplashData. While we weep over our busted March Madness brackets, count the days until the NFL draft, and await the return of both Carli Lloyd and the Boys of Summer, online data privacy and security publication naked security reports that SplashData has now released the top 10 worst sports passwords of 2015:

  1. football
  2. baseball
  3. hockey
  4. soccer
  5. golfer
  6. yankees
  7. jordan
  8. chelsea
  9. rangers
  10. nascar

If you insist on using the name of a sport, team or athlete as part of your password, we recommend you be complex and creative, such as Ro!!erDerbY13* or cuRlinG#88}.

Privacy Perils imageCheck out our series, Privacy Perils, to learn what steps you can take to guard your personal and company data. For more information about this topic and other cyber security concerns, please contact Bob Brewer, Tony McFarland, Elizabeth Warren or a member of our Privacy & Data Security team.


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