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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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Eli Richardson Authors Bloomberg BNA Article on Definition of Foreign Official under FCPA as Outlined in Recent Esquenazi Case Ruling

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June 2, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims government investigations attorneys Taylor Phillips and Eli Richardson co-authored an article titled "A Rose by 'Any' 'Other' Name: The Eleventh Circuit Provides the First Appellate Opinion Defining 'Foreign Official' Under the FCPA" that was published by Bloomberg BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report on June 2, 2014. The article outlines the decision issued by the Eleventh Circuit in United States v. Esquenazi that establishes a multi-faceted test for determining the definition of "foreign official" under the FCPA. To read the full article, click the PDF link below.

Download Document - Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation Law Report - June 2, 2014

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