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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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Bass, Berry & Sims Releases Year-End Review of Securities and Shareholder Litigation

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March 17, 2015

Welcome to the 2014 issue of Bass, Berry & Sims' Year-End Review of Securities and Shareholder Litigation.

This survey examines trends and developments in securities and shareholder litigation during 2014, with a focus on developments in the law governing corporate directors’ exercise of their fiduciary duties, particularly as they pertain to the adoption of bylaws and corporate change of control.

2014 was another busy and successful year for Bass, Berry & Sims' Securities and Shareholder Litigation Group. Our team spent the year defending lawsuits challenging mergers and other corporate control transactions, derivative litigation asserting breaches of fiduciary duty by directors, and class action lawsuits brought under federal and state securities laws, as well as ERISA.

Click below to view the Securities and Shareholder Litigation 2014 Year-End Review. We hope this review is useful. If you have any questions about the survey or would like additional information about the articles or the authors, please contact one of the attorneys listed. We look forward to working with you in the future.

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