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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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Britt Latham Comments on Halliburton Application in Best Buy Case

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April 14, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Britt Latham provided insight for a Law360 article discussing the Eighth Circuit's application of the Supreme Court's 2014 Halliburton II decision in its reversal of the certification of a class of Best Buy shareholders. The shareholders had claimed the company provided misleading optimistic earnings projections in 2010 that ultimately did not materialize and caused Best Buy stock prices to fall. The Law360 article captures reaction to the decision and its implications on future cases. As Britt points out, "'... it's further proof that the class certification fight in securities litigation, which for so many years was a nonevent, has some new life.'"

The full article, "Best Buy's Halliburton Win Seen As Hard Act To Repeat," was published by Law360 on April 13, 2016, and is available online.


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