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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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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

Financial industry clients and other industries have turned to Shayne Clinton for representation in federal securities litigation, class action lawsuits, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, and other business-related disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement to winning a case of first impression under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne works to craft efficient and innovative solutions that maximize his clients' positions, whether advising companies, officers or directors on class action and derivative suits or on actions involving intellectual property rights.

Financial industry clients and other industries have turned to Shayne Clinton for representation in federal securities litigation, class action lawsuits, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, and other business-related disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement to winning a case of first impression under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne works to craft efficient and innovative solutions that maximize his clients' positions, whether advising companies, officers or directors on class action and derivative suits or on actions involving intellectual property rights. His practice involves:

  • Complex Business and Securities Litigation – Shareholder class actions and actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission; derivative actions; disputes involving mergers and acquisitions; officer and director liability; breach of contract; corporate malfeasance; and other business related disputes.

  • Intellectual Property Litigation – Representation of companies in disputes related to their own intellectual property and the intellectual property rights of others; and advising clients on matters such as patent infringement, copyright and trademark disputes, intellectual property rights in the employment context, and patent trolls.
  • Commercial, Banking and Real Estate – Representation of banks and companies in a variety of business and lending disputes as well as construction-related disputes with contractors.

Utilizing his vast knowledge of federal securities laws and laws impacting businesses, Shayne helps clients reach favorable resolutions to their business issues.

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