SEC Filings

10-12G
AMSURG CORP filed this Form 10-12G on 03/11/1997
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supplemented to more fully protect the Indemnitee against the risks associated
with the Indemnitee's service to the Company; and

         WHEREAS, in recognition of Indemnitee's need for additional protection
against personal liability in order to enhance Indemnitee's continued service
to the Company in an effective manner, and in order to induce Indemnitee to
continue to provide services to the Company as a director or officer thereof,
the Company wishes to provide in this Agreement for the indemnification of
Indemnitee to the fullest extent permitted by law and as set forth in this
Agreement.

         NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing, the covenants
contained herein and Indemnitee's continued service to the Company, the Company
and Indemnitee, intending to be legally bound, hereby agree as follows:

         Section 1.  Definitions.  The following terms, as used herein, shall
have the following respective meanings:

         "Affiliate" of any specified Person means any other Person directly or
indirectly controlling or controlled by or under direct or indirect common
control with such specified Person.  For the purposes of this definition,
"control" when used with respect to any specified Person means the power to
direct the management and policies of such Person, directly or indirectly,
whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise;
and the terms "controlling" and "controlled" have meanings relative to the
foregoing.

         "Change in Control" shall be deemed to have taken place if: (i) any
person or entity, including a "group" as defined in Section 13(d)(3) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, other than the Company or a wholly-owned
subsidiary thereof or any employee benefit plan of the Company or any of its
subsidiaries, becomes the beneficial owner of the Company securities having 35%
or more of the combined voting power of the then outstanding securities of the
Company that may be cast for the election of directors of the Company (other
than as a result of an issuance of securities initiated by the Company in the
ordinary course of business); or (ii) as the result of, or in connection with,
any cash tender or exchange offer, merger or other business combination, sale
of substantially all of the assets or contested election, or any combination of
the foregoing transactions less than a majority of the combined voting power of
the then-outstanding securities of Company or any successor corporation or
entity entitled to vote generally in the election of the directors of the
Company or such other corporation or entity after such transaction is held in
the aggregate by the holders of the Company securities entitled to vote
generally in the election of directors of the Company immediately prior to such
transaction; or (iii) during any period of two consecutive years, individuals
who at the beginning of any such period constitute the Board of Directors of
the Company cease for any reason to constitute at least a majority thereof,
unless the election, or the nomination for election by the Company's
shareholders, of each director of the Company first elected during such period
was approved by a vote of at least two-thirds of the directors of the Company
then still in office who were directors of the Company at the beginning of any
such period.

         "Claim" means (a) any threatened, pending or completed action, suit,
proceeding or arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution mechanism, or
(b) any inquiry, hearing or investigation,


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