Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields’ Tampa Office Managing Shareholder, Nathaniel L. Doliner, served as a panelist for a webinar, “M&A Agreements: Opportunities and Perils in Asset Acquisitions, Structuring and Documenting the Transaction,” hosted by Strafford. Doliner discussed special issues to consider when deciding to structure a transaction as a purchase of assets or as a stock purchase, or a merger. He and the panel also addressed key questions:
- What issues unique to asset purchase acquisition should deal counsel take into consideration when drafting asset purchase agreements?
- What are the potential issues that can arise when assets purchased comprise a separate division of the seller?
- What are the key points to include and what are some documentation pitfalls to avoid in structuring an asset acquisition agreement?
Doliner serves as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section’s International M&A Subcommittee. Prior to this role, he chaired the ABA’s Business Law Section (2009-2010) and chaired the ABA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee (1998-2002). He also serves on the advisory board of Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report, a weekly BNA publication.
Doliner has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, including the sale or acquisition of manufacturing companies, software and other technology companies, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and behavioral healthcare companies, temporary staffing businesses, insurance and related companies, broadcasting stations, advertising agencies, beverage businesses, electric utilities and automobile dealerships. He also advises boards of directors and board committees as to corporate governance issues.
Doliner was named Best Lawyers’ 2011 Tampa Corporate Lawyer of the Year and a leading private practice lawyer in mergers & acquisitions by Who’s Who Legal. He is also recognized as a leading business lawyer in Mergers & Acquisitions by Chambers USA for eight consecutive years. Doliner received his B.A. from The George Washington University, his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his LL.M., Taxation, from the University of Florida College of Law.