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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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Regulation A+

It seems that lately there has been a noticeable uptick in Regulation A+ activity, including several recent Reg A+ securities offerings where the stock now successfully trades on national exchanges. In light of this activity, we have published a set of FAQs about Regulation A+ securities offerings to help companies better understand this "mini-IPO" offering process, as well as pros and cons compared to a traditional underwritten IPO.

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Avoiding Government Scrutiny on Issues of Medical Necessity


May 23, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Mary Beth Fortugno will participate in the panel discussion at the Avoiding Government Scrutiny on Issues of Medical Necessity webinar hosted by the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section and the ABA Center for Professional Development. This 90-minute webinar will be held Thursday, May 23 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Eastern. The webinar will cover:

  • Noteworthy disputes between providers and the government on issues of medical necessity;
  • Hot topics in FCA actions and DOJ subpoena activity involving elective procedures, treatment and billing practices of certain surgical specialties, and patient classification;
  • How companies can get paid without generating adverse action, including points of training for coders and other billing personnel; and
  • Building a successful compliance program to protect companies from adverse action.

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