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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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Privacy Perils: Using Wi-Fi Hot Spots During Holiday Travel

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December 23, 2015

Holiday shopping increases the use of online shopping services and unsecured Wi-Fi in public places. Using a Wi-Fi hot spot at the airport or mall to shop on line is a greater risk this time of the year. Among other risks, free Wi-Fi links may not be legitimate and often have similar names to the airport, hotel or store near you offering free Wi-Fi.

Also, most all legitimate shopping service website purchasing locations have addresses beginning with "HTTPS" vs. "HTTP" (the "S" is for "Secure") which indicates a layer of security (encryption) to the connection not present when the address is preceded solely by HTTP. Shopping from a HTTP location makes it more likely a hacker can gain access to your personal information.

Privacy Perils imageCheck out our series, Privacy Perils, to learn what steps you can take to guard your personal and company data. For more information about this topic and other cyber security concerns, please contact Bob Brewer, Tony McFarland, Elizabeth Warren or a member of our Privacy & Data Security team.

 


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