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In June 2017, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNFP) closed a $1.9 billion merger with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) pursuant to which BNC merged with and into Pinnacle. With the completion of the transaction, Pinnacle becomes a Top 50 U.S. Bank. The merger will create a four state footprint concentrated in 12 of the largest urban markets in the Southeast. 

Bass, Berry & Sims has served Pinnacle as primary corporate and securities counsel for more than 15 years and served as counsel on the transaction. Our attorneys were involved in all aspects related to the agreement, including tax, employee benefits and litigation. 

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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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Andy Rittenhouse

Associate

Memphis
(901) 543-5936 TEL
(888) 543-4644 FAX

Andy Rittenhouse

Associate

Memphis
(901) 543-5936 TEL
(888) 543-4644 FAX
Memphis
(901) 543-5936 TEL
(888) 543-4644 FAX

Andy Rittenhouse's practice is primarily comprised of intellectual property and traditional business litigation as well as assisting clients in the protection of their intellectual property.  His practice includes:

  • Intellectual Property & Traditional Business Litigation – Assisting clients in all aspects of intellectual property disputes, breach of contract disputes, business torts, non-compete and other employment contract disputes, business fraud, regulatory actions, government investigations, and compliance issues.
  • Intellectual Property & Technology – Assisting clients with transactions involving intellectual property assets, including acquisitions, collaboration agreements, and supply and licensing agreements.
  • Patent Prosecution & USPTO Proceedings – Assisting clients in developing intellectual property strategies, including preparing and filing applications with the USPTO, coordinating counterpart filings throughout the world, and representing clients in PTAB proceedings.

Andy is a registered United States patent attorney.  He earned his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law and received a B.A. in chemistry from Arkansas State University.

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Arkansas Bar Association – Intellectual Property and Young Lawyers' Section 

Memphis Bar Association – Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Young Lawyers' Section

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Arkansas Law Review 

Arkansas Attorney General's Office – 2014 Steiger Fellow

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