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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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Shayne R. Clinton

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Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Shayne R. Clinton

Member

Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX
Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Shayne Clinton's practice focuses on complex business litigation matters representing public and private companies and their directors and officers in high-stakes litigation involving federal securities laws, class actions, derivative actions, and other types of business disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis, successfully defending acquiring company in earn-out litigation, to winning a case of first impression in the Sixth Circuit under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne Clinton's practice focuses on complex business litigation matters representing public and private companies and their directors and officers in high-stakes litigation involving federal securities laws, class actions, derivative actions, and other types of business disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis, successfully defending acquiring company in earn-out litigation, to winning a case of first impression in the Sixth Circuit under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne's practice involves: 

  • Business and Securities Litigation – Representing directors, officers and corporate defendants in securities class actions brought by shareholders, civil enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, derivative actions, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions; breach of contract actions; corporate malfeasance actions; and other business-related disputes. 
  • Healthcare Litigation – Representing hospitals and health systems and other healthcare-related entities in shareholder and business-related disputes.
  • Commercial, Banking and Real Estate – Representing banks and other companies in shareholder and a variety of business and lending disputes as well as construction-related disputes with contractors.

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American Bar Association — Director and Officer Liability Committee

Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

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Best Lawyers in America® — Litigation: Real Estate (2018)

Georgia State University Law Review — Lead Articles Associate Editor

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