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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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Tennessee Government Update - Recap of November 14 - 16, 2011

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November 16, 2011

Bass, Berry & Sims has received a first-tier ranking by U.S. News—Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in Nashville for Administrative and Regulatory Law and Government Advocacy. We are honored by this designation, proud of the recognition and want to share the news with you.

Our practice in these areas includes: 

  • Lobbying Tennessee government, 
  • Certificate of Need advocacy before the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency, 
  • Tennessee government purchasing and contracting, and
  • Advising with regard to campaign finance and lobbyist regulation. 

In addition, the firm appears regularly in support of its clients before Tennessee's:

  • Environmental regulators on enforcement, licensure and rulemaking matters, 
  • Department of Revenue on state and local taxation disputes and assessment appeals, 
  • Banking and other regulators of the Department of Financial Institutions, 
  • Insurance regulators with the Department of Commerce and Insurance on licensure and rate- setting matters, 
  • Professional regulatory boards in the Department of Commerce and Insurance, 
  • Department of Health on healthcare licensure and regulatory issues, 
  • Securities Division of the Department of Commerce and Insurance, 
  • Occupational and Safety Administration and other labor and employment regulators, 
  • Attorney General with regard to investigations and inquiries, and 
  • Public utility commission, the Tennessee Regulatory Agency. 
Please let us know if we can assist with any of these matters.

For a complete listing of all Bass, Berry & Sims' practices ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms," click here.

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