Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

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150 Third Avenue South
Suite 2800
Nashville, TN 37201, United States
Phone: (615) 742-6200
Fax: (615) 742-6293
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Construction Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Tennessee
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Second DOJ Complaint: Knowledge of Invalid Codes Requires Follow-Through to Avoid Liability

The DOJ’s recent complaint-in-intervention in US ex rel. Poehling v. United Health Group — one of two qui tam cases against United Health currently pending in the Central District of California — emphasizes the government’s view…more
 /  Business Torts, Government Contracting, Health

The Long Arm of U.S. Sanctions: Penalty Imposed Against Canadian Subsidiary of U.S. Subsidiary of Japanese Company

On June 8, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a monetary penalty against American Honda Finance Corporation (American Honda) for alleged violations of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR), the primary…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

DOL Withdraws Obama-era Letters on Joint Employer and Classification Guidance

The unwinding continues. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the withdrawal of the Obama administration’s previously issued informal guidance on independent contractors and joint employers…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Deeper Dive: Meeting the FCA’s Intent Requirement

The FCA continues to be the federal government’s primary civil enforcement tool for investigating allegations that healthcare providers or government contractors defrauded the federal government. In the coming weeks, we will…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Government Contracting, Health

Chris Lazarini Discusses Burden-Shifting Analysis in Discrimination Case

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini discussed a case in which the plaintiff, a former stockbroker, sued his employer after he was terminated claiming discrimination under the ADA and ADEA. Under these statutes and absent…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Privacy Perils: 2FA or Not 2FA - That is the Question

We've previously described and recommended the use of multi-factor (or two factor) authentication (2FA) on multiple occasions..…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Chris Lazarini Comments on When Appellate Courts May Consider Arguments Not Raised Below

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini commented on a case in which a former commodities broker appealed a decision ordering him to pay restitution to his former firm which had made its customers whole after the broker's…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Securities Law

Proposed Legislation Would Combat Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering

- Proposed legislation targets current gaps in U.S. financial crime law and enforcement - Bi-partisan Senate legislation would likely expand compliance obligations for banks and others in financial services industry -…more
 /  Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

FCA Deeper Dive: Objective Falsity and Medical Necessity Cases

The FCA continues to be the federal government’s primary civil enforcement tool for investigating allegations that healthcare providers or government contractors defrauded the federal government. In the coming weeks, we will…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Government Contracting, Health

SCOTUS Limits SEC Disgorgement Remedies

On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that SEC disgorgement remedies used as punitive sanctions for violating federal securities laws constitute civil penalties and are subject to the five-year statute of…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Securities Law

A Striking EHR Settlement: The DOJ pursues an EHR Vendor for "Causing the Submission" of False EHR Incentive Payment Claims

On May 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $155 million settlement with eClinical Works (ECW), a nationally-known electronic health records (EHR) software vendor. The settlement arises out of a lawsuit,…more
 /  Business Torts, Government Contracting, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Chris Lazarini Examines State Court Jurisdiction Under the Securities Act of 1933

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini examined a case in which the defendants claimed a state court did not have jurisdiction to hear a class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Securities Act of 1933. The court…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

Privacy Perils: To Insure or Not to Insure – Options for Cyberliability Insurance

The commercial cyberliability insurance market is well-established, with U.S. corporations now spending in excess of $1 billion annually on insurance premiums for coverage...…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

FCA Deeper Dive: Express Certification

The FCA continues to be the federal government’s primary civil enforcement tool for investigating allegations that healthcare providers or government contractors defrauded the federal government. In the coming weeks, we are…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Government Contracting, Health

Chris Lazarini Discusses Definition of "Customer" under FINRA Rule 12200

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini discussed the court's interpretation of "customer" under FINRA Rule 12200 in a case where a clearing firm sought to avoid arbitration. The court defines a "customer" as one who, while…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Torts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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