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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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Kevin Douglas and Andrea Orr Author Article on SEC’s Proposed CEO Pay Ratio Rules for Bloomberg BNA Report

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November 6, 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new rules to require the disclosure by public companies of the ratio of CEO pay to median employee pay. The pay ratio disclosure, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, has been the topic of extensive commentary and debate, both in favor and against such disclosure, since the time that Dodd-Frank was signed into law.

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Kevin Douglas and Andrea Orr wrote an article published on October 10, 2013 by Bloomberg BNA's Corporate Law & Accountability Report discussing these proposed rules and considerations public companies should take into account in their assessment of these rules.

To read the article in its entirety, please, click here. If you have any questions about the content of the article, please contact one of the authors listed above.


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