Due DiligenceDue Diligence is a procedure for drawing up an objective view of an investment object, including an assessment of investment risks, an independent evaluation of the investment object, a comprehensive study of the company's activities, a comprehensive check of its financial condition and tax risks. Is usually carried out before the purchase of a business, the implementation of the merger (accession), the signing of a contract or cooperation with this company.
In Due Diligence our experts analyze the constituent documents, legal status, corporate documents, decisions of collegial management bodies and basic powers of attorney, examine the basic transactions with shares (shares), information on shareholders (participants), their property and non-property rights, study the actions of state bodies in relation to the company, major contracts and property rights of the company, intellectual property rights, labor relations and claim-related component of the company's activities, and financial condition in terms of identifying tax risks.
Within the framework of the right audit, an examination of the constituent documents for a different time period is carried out to check whether the corporate (constituent and related documents) comply with the current legislation and assess the risks of the possibility of making claims on the part of the supervisory bodies, verify the company's activities for compliance with federal and local legislation, legal analysis commercial disputes and conflict situations with customer counterparts, the construction of legal protection against unauthorized actions on Mergers and acquisitions (M & A), audit and development of local acts, verification of companies' activities for possible violations in the sphere of criminal legislation, protection from unlawful actions of public authorities.
The purpose of the Due Diligence procedure is to provide owners and investors with information about existing entrepreneurial risks, as well as the opportunities for their maximum reduction (minimization). Such risks include, in particular:
- risk of loss of property, losses;
- risk of the application of sanctions to the business enterprise, garnishment of the property;
- risk of invalidating transactions and decisions;
- risk of corporate conflicts (capture, acquisition, litigation);
- risk of acquiring an enterprise (block of shares) at an inflated cost;
- risk of forced liquidation of business enterprises;
- risks arising from the establishment or operation of business
- tax risks
Conducting corporate audit is an integral part of priority measures to prevent corporate conflict and counteract attacks by specialists of green mail (corporate blackmail) and the most important part of activities related to the purchase / sale of business or preparation of the company for IPO - public offering of its securities.
Due Diligence services provided by our specialists increase the degree of legal protection of the company and exclude potential risks in the further activity of the company. We have extensive experience in this field, so you can be sure that the services we provide will be performed in a high-quality manner.