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Don Shiman

Don Shiman

Partners

Expertise

  • Corporate Tax
  • Investment Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Midstream

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Haynes and Boone
New York, U.S.A.

Profile
Don Shiman is a partner in the Tax Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He works on a wide variety of tax matters, such as those that relate to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, security offerings, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate acquisitions, cross-border structuring and cross border acquisitions.

Don works with clients from a broad range of industries, such as food, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and technology. He regularly advises clients that operate in the energy sector such as private equity funds, master limited partnerships and corporations.

Don has authored several articles relating to recent changes to federal tax law.

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey

Education

LLM, Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2017
J.D., Rutgers School of Law - Newark, 2012, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Rutgers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Tax Law; Editor, Rutgers Law Review
Master's Degree, Rabbinic Studies, Beth Medrash Govoha, 2006
B.A., Talmudic Law, Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 2003
Areas of Practice

Corporate Tax | Investment Management | Mergers and Acquisitions | Midstream | Private Equity | Real Estate | REITs and REMICs | Tax

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Represented a leading provider of mobility solutions in its strategic acquisition of another provider, enabling it to greatly expand its services and reach.

Represented a physical metals and minerals commodity merchant in the sale of its majority interest.

Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in the global financial services industry in its formation with capital commitments more than $4 billion.

Represented a major local broadcast television and digital media company in its merger into a public company.

Represented a foreign company in its issuance of multiple Eurobonds worth $2.15 billion.

Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its leading health care service company in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion.

Represented a real estate private equity fund in its formation with more than $1 billion in capital commitments.

Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in mature companies in its formation with more than $5 billion in capital commitments.

Represented a private equity fund focused on investments in middle-market companies undergoing a fundamental change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth in its formation with more than $2 billion in capital commitments.
Articles

Business Tax Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
Haynes and Boone, March 2020

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This historic $2 trillion relief package received bipartisan support and is part of the third wave of federal government support as the nation copes with the acute economic fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CARES Act, among other things, aims to provide significant aid to businesses and employees...

Treasury Department Releases Proposed Section 956 Regulations Relating to Foreign Subsidiary Credit Support Arrangements
Haynes and Boone, November 2018

On October 31, 2018, the Treasury Department released proposed regulations (“the Proposed Regulations”) providing guidance on the application of Section 956 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”) following recent tax law changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”)...

Supreme Court Puts on its Summer Flip Flops
Haynes and Boone, June 2018

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court, in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., held that a state can now require companies not physically present in that state to collect tax on internet sales made to its residents. The explosive growth of e-commerce combined with the states’ eroding tax base convinced the Supreme Court to turn back a half century of jurisprudence...

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