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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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Trends in Corporate Risk Management: An Update for Directors, Officers and Insurance Buyers

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November 2, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims and co-sponsors AIG and Willis Towers Watson invite you to join us for a breakfast program titled, "Trends in Corporate Risk Management: An Update for Directors, Officers and Insurance Buyers." The program will provide insight into recent developments and trends relating to corporate risk and crisis management. A panel of experienced industry leaders from the presenting organizations will walk through topics of particular interest to general counsel, directors, officers and insurance buyers. 

Topics will include: 

  • Quick Hits on Current Topics in Corporate and Securities Matters
  • Cyber Update on Claims and Emerging Coverage Enhancements
  • Trends in Wage and Hour Claims - New Developments in Insurable Risk
  • Social Engineering Developments and Insurance Response to Claims
  • Recent Developments in Securities and Breach of Fiduciary Duty Litigation
  • The Yates Memo and Its Impact on D&O Coverage
  • Update on Market Conditions

This program will be held from 7:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2 at the offices of Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville, Tennessee. This program is has been approved for 1.5 general hours of Tennessee CLE credit.


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