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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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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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Sales Tax Workshop: All Things Tennessee


March 1, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims and Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG) invite you to join us as we co-sponsor a workshop offering a comprehensive view of Tennessee's sales tax. The program will feature a keynote presentation, including a legislative and judicial update from the Tennessee Commissioner of Revenue, David Gerregano.

Topics include:

  • Overview of Tennessee sales tax basics including imposition, structure, tax base, sourcing and compliance
  • Sales taxation of the Old Economy addressing major industries and their sales tax issues
  • Sales taxation of the New Economy focusing on nexus standards, e-commerce, cloud computing and digital goods
  • Procedural issues and strategy surrounding audits and assessments, refund claims, administrative review, litigation and statutes of limitation
  • Incentives including Industrial Machinery, Jobs, R&D, HQ and QDC credits, grants and local incentives, and negotiation best practices
  • Tennessee sales tax in an M&A/Due Diligence environment
  • Tennessee's Business Tax

The program will be held at the DHG office located in Memphis, Tennessee. This complimentary program is pending approval of 7 hours of CPE Credit in Tax. For more information and registration, visit the DHG website.

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