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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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Bass, Berry & Sims Ranked in 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" List

November 15, 2011

Nashville, Tenn., (November 15, 2011) - Bass, Berry & Sims has received 64 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list. The firm has the most first-tier rankings in Nashville and received an additional 21 second-tier rankings.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review for leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

Best Law Firms Rankings for Bass, Berry & Sims:

Knoxville Tier 1

  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Memphis Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation-Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Nashville Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law 
  • Antitrust Law 
  • Appellate Practice 
  • Banking & Finance Law 
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Construction Law 
  • Corporate Compliance Law 
  • Corporate Governance Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Derivatives & Futures Law 
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
  • Employment Law-Management 
  • Energy Law 
  • Environmental Law 
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law 
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Government Relations Practice 
  • Health Care Law 
  • Information Technology Law 
  • Insurance Law 
  • International Trade & Finance Law 
  • Labor Law-Management 
  • Land Use & Zoning Law 
  • Litigation-Antitrust 
  • Litigation-Banking & Finance 
  • Litigation-Bankruptcy 
  • Litigation-Eminent Domain & Condemnation 
  • Litigation-Environmental 
  • Litigation-Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation-Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Litigation-Securities 
  • Litigation-Trusts & Estates 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants 
  • Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
  • Mutual Funds Law 
  • Natural Resources Law 
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law 
  • Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants 
  • Private Equity Law 
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law 
  • Project Finance Law 
  • Public Finance Law 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law 
  • Securities Regulation 
  • Tax Law 
  • Technology Law 
  • Trusts & Estates Law 
  • Venture Capital Law 
  • Water Law

Memphis Tier 2

  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Corporate Governance Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Litigation-Banking & Finance 
  • Litigation-Bankruptcy 
  • Securities Regulation

Nashville Tier 2

  • Arbitration 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Education Law 
  • Franchise Law 
  • Litigation-Construction 
  • Litigation-ERISA 
  • Litigation-Intellectual Property 
  • Litigation-Land Use & Zoning 
  • Litigation-Real Estate 
  • Litigation-Tax 
  • Mediation 
  • Securitization & Structured Finance Law 
  • Trademark Law

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About Best Lawyers®
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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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