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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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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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Presentation Recap: Practical Review of Legal Issues in Manufacturer: Specialty Pharmacy Contracting

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May 11, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Mike Hess spoke at the 2016 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit (formerly Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit). On May 5, Mike moderated a panel titled, "Practical Review of Legal Issues in Manufacturer: Specialty Pharmacy Contracting." Mike along with three legal department veterans discussed key legal concepts applicable to the complex relationship between manufacturers and specialty pharmacies, and how to apply those concepts to real world contracting practices. The panel included:

  • Ben DiMarco, Asembia

  • Kirk Hunt, Eli Lilly & Company

  • Dan Tardiff, Walgreens

The 2016 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit took place on May 2-6, 2016, at the Wynn & Encore in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On his Drug Channels blog, Dr. Adam Fein published a full review of the 2016 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit which included a key takeaway on manufacturers' agreements from Mike's presentation.

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