Scott Weiser

Partner

New York
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Overview

Scott Weiser focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border business and securities matters. He routinely counsels clients on mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of business entities, business lines and asset portfolios. Scott also has significant experience advising the U.S. subsidiaries of European headquartered businesses on operational issues, governance matters and commercial agreements.

As a member of the New York City Bar Association, Scott served as assistant secretary to the Task Force on the Lawyer’s Role in Corporate Governance. In that role, he participated in the drafting of the “Report of the Task Force on the Lawyer’s Role in Corporate Governance.”

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  • Advised a global manufacturer of self-adhesive products and reflective materials headquartered in Germany on numerous mergers and acquisitions, including:
    • The stock acquisition of a Michigan Tier 1 supplier of trim graphics to the automotive industry.
    • The asset acquisition of a large Connecticut manufacturer of plastic film and sheets.
    • The acquisition, via a reverse merger, of a global manufacturer of reflective materials and optical components and films headquartered in Connecticut.
  • Advised a Swiss-based global transport and logistics group on numerous acquisitions, including:
    • The stock acquisition of a global time-critical transportation and logistics company.
    • The stock acquisition of a California-based perishable products transportation and distribution business.
    • The stock acquisition of a Tennessee headquartered multimodal shipping company.
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Experience

  • Advised a global manufacturer of self-adhesive products and reflective materials headquartered in Germany on numerous mergers and acquisitions, including:
    • The stock acquisition of a Michigan Tier 1 supplier of trim graphics to the automotive industry.
    • The asset acquisition of a large Connecticut manufacturer of plastic film and sheets.
    • The acquisition, via a reverse merger, of a global manufacturer of reflective materials and optical components and films headquartered in Connecticut.
  • Advised a Swiss-based global transport and logistics group on numerous acquisitions, including:
    • The stock acquisition of a global time-critical transportation and logistics company.
    • The stock acquisition of a California-based perishable products transportation and distribution business.
    • The stock acquisition of a Tennessee headquartered multimodal shipping company.
  • Advised a German-based multinational media conglomerate on the sale of its U.S. printing division to an American printing company.
  • Advised a European headquartered multinational industrial control and automation company on its acquisition, via a reverse merger, of a New Jersey provider of integrated industrial learning systems and multimedia education programs.
  • Advised the shareholders of a digital consultancy based in Berlin on the sale of their company to a global software and technology buyer.
  • Counsel to a Swiss and Chinese joint venture regarding the acquisition of a designer and distributor of fashion and sport watches in bankruptcy.
  • Counsel to the management team of a tax advisory firm on a management buyout from a strategic owner.
  • Formed a joint venture specializing in product information solutions.
  • Oversaw the implementation of numerous corporate restructuring projects involving a variety of jurisdictions and entity types with goals including the realignment of ownership structures and the management of intercompany indebtedness. These projects require coordination among U.S. and international corporate and tax advisers and strict adherence to cascading deadlines in each jurisdiction.
  • Drafted a North American framework distribution agreement for a major European footwear manufacturer.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Admissions

  • New York, 2001

Education

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2000
  • B.A., Brandeis University, 1997, cum laude