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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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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 Launches HR Law Talk Blog to Guide Employers on Broad Scope of Evolving Legal Issues

February 14, 2017

Labor & Employment Attorneys Join Employee Benefits Attorneys to Provide All-Encompassing Commentary and Guidance on Regulatory Issues Facing Employers 

www.BassBerryHRLawTalk.com imageNashville, Tenn. (February 14, 2017) – Bass, Berry & Sims announces the launch of HR Law Talk, a blog that provides employers with all-encompassing legal guidance in today's quickly-evolving regulatory landscape. HR Law Talk expands coverage from the firm's former Labor Talk blog by bringing in authors from the firm's Employee Benefits Practice Group to complement ongoing updates from the Labor & Employment team. The new blog includes regular coverage on legislative updates, significant rulings and major developments in employment and employee benefits law. The blog is available at http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/. Timely updates will also continue to be featured on the firm's Twitter account dedicated to labor and employee benefits issues, @BassBerryHRLaw

"HR Law Talk is a resource for in-house counsel, business owners and human resource professionals who are charged with navigating the highly regulated and constantly changing employment and benefits legal landscape," said Tim Garrett, labor and employment attorney and editor of HR Law Talk. "This is especially timely as many issues are sure to be addressed and adjusted under the new administration."

HR Law Talk focuses on the wide range topics on which the blog's roster of authors regularly counsel employers, including unlawful discrimination related to race, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity; FMLA; wage and hour; overtime exemption; non-compete agreements; retirement plan administration; wellness programs; Affordable Care Act compliance; union organizing; contract negotiations and interpretation; and other updates under the National Labor Relations Act. Dustin Carlton, who is licensed in both Tennessee and California, will also provide regular updates on labor law from the California courts, which are typically at the forefront of national regulation.

More information on the firm's Labor & Employment practice is available here, and more on the Employee Benefits practice is available here.

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With more than 270 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has been involved in some of the largest and most significant business transactions and litigation matters in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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