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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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Blueprint for an IPO

Companies go public to raise capital to fuel growth, pay down debt and provide liquidity to shareholders. Although all issuers and offerings are different, the basic process of going public remains relatively constant. Blueprint for an IPO identifies the key players, details the process and identifies the obligations companies will face after going public.

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Claire Miley Authors an Article for AHLA Members about Hospital-Acquired Conditions


November 6, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Claire Miley authored an article, "The Triple Whammy of HACs," which was published in the Fall 2014 "RAP Sheet," a newsletter of the Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment (RAP) Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). Claire currently serves as editor of the newsletter and as Vice Chair of Publications of the RAP Practice Group. Claire's article focuses on the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program, which is the latest rollout of several significant "pay-for-performance initiatives" mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As Claire's article shows, poor performance under the HAC Reduction Program arguably has more of a domino effect than poor performance under other ACA initiatives. In fact, HACs represent a potential "triple whammy" to hospitals that do not devote sufficient focus to these particular conditions or to the importance of decreasing their rate of occurrence.

The full article is available to AHLA members at the AHLA website (login required).

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