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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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Jonathan E. Nelson

Associate

Memphis
(901) 543-5988 TEL
(877) 521-2817 FAX

Jonathan E. Nelson

Associate

Memphis
(901) 543-5988 TEL
(877) 521-2817 FAX
Memphis
(901) 543-5988 TEL
(877) 521-2817 FAX

Jonathan Nelson helps protect the interests of manufacturers and other companies facing product liability claims, mass torts and complex business disputes. He has been part of the defense team for a Fortune 100 global brand in a product liability action; represented a public company in a shareholder derivative class action; and, represented numerous companies in breach of contract actions.

Jonathan Nelson helps protect the interests of manufacturers and other companies facing product liability claims, mass torts and complex business disputes. He has been part of the defense team for a Fortune 100 global brand in a product liability action; represented a public company in a shareholder derivative class action; and, represented numerous companies in breach of contract actions.

Working with business owners, executives and leaders of small businesses and large corporations, Jonathan's practice includes:

  • Business Disputes – Representing clients in an assortment of cases involving breach of contract actions, shareholder derivative actions, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and other commercial tort actions.
  • Products Liability & Torts – Representing pharmaceutical, medical device and other manufacturers in various product liability actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jon Phipps McCalla in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee.

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Memphis Bar Association — Young Lawyers' Division, Board of Directors

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court — Associate Member

Litigation Counsel of America — Associate Fellow

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Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014-2017)

University of Memphis Law Review — Senior Notes Editor

CALI Award Recipient in Civil Procedure II

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