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In June 2017, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNFP) closed a $1.9 billion merger with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) pursuant to which BNC merged with and into Pinnacle. With the completion of the transaction, Pinnacle becomes a Top 50 U.S. Bank. The merger will create a four state footprint concentrated in 12 of the largest urban markets in the Southeast. 

Bass, Berry & Sims has served Pinnacle as primary corporate and securities counsel for more than 15 years and served as counsel on the transaction. Our attorneys were involved in all aspects related to the agreement, including tax, employee benefits and litigation. 

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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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2016 was a record-breaking year for FCPA enforcementThough the global economy presents expansive opportunities for businesses, global operations and interests create processes which often must be monitored closely for compliance risks.

Our attorneys have advised clients on FCPA matters, including internal and government investigations, in more than 40 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America.

We are global anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) counsel to multiple Fortune 500 companies and many other public, private and nonprofit entities across industries including manufacturing, medical devices, healthcare, healthcare information technology, logistics, media, technology and retail.

Our Washington, D.C.-based team members interact regularly with key enforcement agencies, but we provide exceptional cost efficiency because many of our team members are based in the lower-cost Nashville, Tennessee market.

2016 was a record-breaking year for FCPA enforcementThough the global economy presents expansive opportunities for businesses, global operations and interests create processes which often must be monitored closely for compliance risks.

Our attorneys have advised clients on FCPA matters, including internal and government investigations, in more than 40 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America.

We are global anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) counsel to multiple Fortune 500 companies and many other public, private and nonprofit entities across industries including manufacturing, medical devices, healthcare, healthcare information technology, logistics, media, technology and retail.

Our Washington, D.C.-based team members interact regularly with key enforcement agencies, but we provide exceptional cost efficiency because many of our team members are based in the lower-cost Nashville, Tennessee market.

Services include:

  • Representing companies and individuals in anti-corruption investigations and enforcement actions.
  • Conducting international anti-corruption investigations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Mexico, Latin America and the Middle East.
  • Conducting anti-corruption risk assessments.
  • Designing, reviewing and implementing cost-effective anti-corruption compliance policies procedures and internal controls.
  • Supervising international due diligence on third parties.
  • Navigating anti-corruption compliance issues in international mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, sourcing, contracting, distributing and sales.
  • Assisting clients in drafting anti-corruption contractual language for agents, distributors and other third parties.
  • Conducting anti-corruption training for corporate clients, their employees, agents and third-party business partners.
  • Serving in regulatory monitor roles for some of the most preeminent companies and organizations in the world.

Through our firm's membership in Lex Mundi and SCG Legal, two of the world's leading associations of independent law firms, our attorneys have ready access to local counsel and resources in 120 countries.

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