Beth W. Sims
Beth is an attorney in our Business Services Group. She regularly counsels companies on a variety of corporate and securities issues. She focuses her practice on Financial Services, Securities Law and Corporate Finance.
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- Bar Admissions
- Education & Honors
- In the News
- Papers, Presentations, & Publications
- Tennessee, 2006
- University of Tennessee, J.D., 2006
- Member, Tennessee Law Review
- Member, Order of the Coif
- The College of Wooster, B.A., 1996
- Routinely counsels public and private companies on a variety of corporate and securities issues, including corporate governance, public company disclosure, and Section 16 reporting.
- Serves as corporate and securities counsel to broker-dealers and registered investment advisers, and assists financial institutions with investment and securities activities.
- Represented multiple financial institutions with initial public offerings and going private transactions.
- Assisted numerous companies with public and private stock offerings.
- Serves as corporate and securities counsel for public reporting companies, including banks and bank holding companies.
- Assisted a private bank holding company to successfully defend against a hostile takeover bid.
- Assisted more than a dozen non-profit organizations to achieve tax-exempt status.
- Regularly speaks to non-profit organizations and counsels for-profit and non-profit organizations on compliance with charitable regulations.
- Commerce Union buying Columbia bank - Nashville Post
- SmartBank to acquire Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based Capstone Bank - Spoke
- 102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
- Citizens Bank and Traders Bank to Merge
- Commerce Union to Buy Reliant Bank in Tennessee
- 117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers®
- Contributor, "What Does a Community Bank in Dickson Have in Common with Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase? Basel III", Tennessee Bar Journal, Vol. 48, No. 12, December 2012.
- "The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: The Known, The Unknown, and Actions Banks Can Take Now," Tennessee Banker, October 2010.
- Author, "Constitutional Law-Freedom of Speech-Shining Light On The Attorney Disciplinary Process," Doe vs. Doe, 127 S.W.3d 728, Tenn., 2004, 72 TENN.L.REV.1161, 2005.