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In June 2017, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNFP) closed a $1.9 billion merger with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) pursuant to which BNC merged with and into Pinnacle. With the completion of the transaction, Pinnacle becomes a Top 50 U.S. Bank. The merger will create a four state footprint concentrated in 12 of the largest urban markets in the Southeast. 

Bass, Berry & Sims has served Pinnacle as primary corporate and securities counsel for more than 15 years and served as counsel on the transaction. Our attorneys were involved in all aspects related to the agreement, including tax, employee benefits and litigation. 

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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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Advanced Compliance Education Webinar Series, Part IX: Compliance for Long Term Care Facilities


March 9, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Claire Miley will co-present during a webinar hosted by American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) on the topic of "Advanced Compliance Education Webinar Series, Part IX: Compliance for Long Term Care Facilities." During the webinar, the panelists will address issues and practical concerns for conducting a compliance program in long term care facilities. 

Topics to be covered include:
  • Interacting with senior management on sensitive compliance matters
  • How to address tough and thorny issues
  • Hot billing and compliance areas to self-audit
  • Trends in enforcement activity (what's the next big focus area)
  • Useful tips in educating the workforce
  • Crisis management

The webinar will take place Wednesday, March 9 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

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