The purchase price indicated should be subject to several adjustments at closing. These can be allocated to shares of prepaid expenses, ancillary expenses, taxes, pay slips, etc. There may also be a backlog of the final product in order to protect the buyer in the event of a claim. There are a number of sites that offer free generic agreements, fill-in-the-blank Asset Purchase (APAs), and while a generic agreement is sometimes preferable to no agreement, your protection can be extremely limited. The oil and gas industry does not distinguish between an asset and a share purchase when designating the associated sales contract. In this sector, whether it is a purchase of assets or shares, the final agreement is called a purchase and sale contract (PSA). . . .