When performing due diligence on a potential merger or acquisition, companies will typically take a long, hard look at financials, learning everything there is to learn about a target’s assets and liabilities. But often, these companies do not take into account other equally important factors, such as ethics and compliance matters. There are a number of risk factors that companies need to take into account when diving into the deep end of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and Jimmy Lin, vice president of product management and corporate development at The Network, a governance, risk and compliance firm, sat down with InsideCounsel to explain four of the matters to consider when factoring in risk assessments during M&A due diligence.
1) Remember the FCPA
4) It’s in the details