Diligence

A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

[ad_1] By Richard D. Harroch, David A. Lipkin, Richard V. Smith, and John Cook Mergers and acquisitions typically involve a significant amount of due diligence by the buyer. Before committing to the transaction, the buyer will want to ensure that it knows what it is buying, what obligations it is assuming, the nature and extent …

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Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Due Diligence Checklist to Assess Risk

[ad_1] By Richard D. Harroch, Jennifer Martin, and Richard V. Smith Data privacy, cybersecurity, and data breach risks are important due diligence issues in mergers and acquisitions. Post-acquisition discovery of security problems, and even notifiable breaches, is a far too common scenario. According to one report, more than a third (40%) of acquiring companies engaged …

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Inconsistent Diligence Is Still Diligence

[ad_1] If you’ve been around the online biz block for a while, chances are you’ve heard about how important it is to be consistent in your business. And whenever you hear about being consistent, you probably start to feel pretty crappy about yourself. How do I know? Because it happens to me every damn time. …

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