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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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Bass, Berry & Sims to Host American Bar Association's Women in Products Liability Workshop

October 3, 2011

Nashville, Tenn., (October 3, 2011) - Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that it will host the 12th Annual Regional Women in Products Liability Workshop sponsored by the Women in Products Liability (WIPL) Subcommittee of the Products Liability Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association (ABA). Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be available for attendees.

The one-day workshop will offer participants the chance to hear from a diverse group of speakers to discuss important topics in the field of products liability litigation. Panel discussions range from jurisdiction, preemption, trial skills and social media to balancing personal priorities with a demanding law practice.

"The outstanding CLE and networking opportunities make this workshop one not to be missed," says Jessalyn Zeigler, co-chair of the WIPL subcommittee and a Member at Bass, Berry & Sims. Zeigler's products liability practice includes pharmaceutical, food, supplements and automotive products defense.

      WHAT:  Women in Products Liability Workshop 
  WHEN:   Thursday, October 27, 2011 
    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  WHERE:  Nashville office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC 
    150 Third Avenue South, Suite 2800 

For a complete agenda and to register for the seminar, visit the ABA website.

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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