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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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FCPA: 2016 Year in Review & 2017 Enforcement Predictions

A review of trends and developments in FCPA as well as a look ahead into what to expect for 2017. This report aims at providing corporate leaders and companies with the knowledge they need to comply with the FCPA and avoid litigation in 2017.

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April 14, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Claire Miley will participate in the Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues. Claire will moderate a panel titled "RAP Year in Review" on Tuesday, April 13 from 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. She will also serve as a panelist on Thursday, April 14 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on the topic of, "The Two-Step and Other Change of Ownership (CHOW) Dances."

Topics will include: 

  • CHOW situations and non-CHOWs, including the 36-month rule for home health agencies
  • Benefits and burdens of accepting vs. rejecting automatic assignment of Medicare provider agreement
  • Two-step transactions: Changes of Information (CHOI)-CHOI, CHOI-CHOW, CHOW-CHOI, and CHOW-CHOW

The program will be held April 13-15, 2016 at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information and registration, visit the American Health Lawyers Association website.

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