A shift towards post-deal anti-bribery/corruption DD in M&A
A shift towards post-deal anti-bribery/corruption...
Our View - Issue XI, April, 2016
In this issue of “Our view”, we focus on the growing trend towards post-acquisition anti-bribery and corruption due diligence in light of a seemingly global shift towards ever-stricter regulatory regimes.
Key points of interest include:
- a global uptick in anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) regulatory developments and a subsequent influence on corporate decision-making around ABC due diligence
- hurdles and pitfalls faced by investors in respect to ABC due diligence
- options open to investors in dealing with potential successor liability and the need to comply with home-country ABC-related regulations.