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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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Blueprint for an IPO

Companies go public to raise capital to fuel growth, pay down debt and provide liquidity to shareholders. Although all issuers and offerings are different, the basic process of going public remains relatively constant. Blueprint for an IPO identifies the key players, details the process and identifies the obligations companies will face after going public.

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Physicians In the Crosshairs: Effective Strategies For Dealing With Recent Enforcement Trends Involving Physician-Related Fraud


October 27, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Anna Grizzle will present "Physicians in the Crosshairs: Effective Strategies for Dealing with Recent Enforcement Trends Involving Physician-Related Fraud" to attendees at the 2015 Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute. The presentation will include:

  • Analysis of lessons learned from recent enforcement actions and government enforcement priorities involving physicians, including use of compliance audits as basis for potential liability
  • Focus on increased use of data analytics by regulators in enforcement activities and how to use the same information in your compliance program to proactively protect against enforcement activities
  • Effective strategies and best practices for navigating compliance and enforcement issues involving physicians and dealing with government regulators

The conference is October 25-28, 2015 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton. For more information and registraction, please visit the Health Care Compliance Association website.

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