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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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Current U.S. Export Controls, Compliance Challenges and Strategies to Identify and Prevent Export Violations


February 28, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Thad McBride will host a webinar titled, "Current U.S. Export Controls, Compliance Challenges and Strategies to Identify and Prevent Export Violations." This program will offer attendees an understanding of current U.S. export controls while providing practical strategies for identifying and preventing export violations.

Webinar topics include:

  • A general overview of U.S. export controls (the EAR and ITAR)
  • Overview of the Export Administration Regulations
  • Overview of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
  • Particular export compliance challenges such as exports of technology
  • Hypotheses demonstrating different compliance issues
  • Compliance best practices

This live webinar is hosted by Eli CLE and will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. CST.

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