Anti-bribery and corruption—joint ventures and acquisitions FAQs
Anti-bribery and corruption—joint ventures and acquisitions FAQs

The following Practice Compliance precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Anti-bribery and corruption—joint ventures and acquisitions FAQs

We run our business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure our business[es] remain[s] untainted by bribery and corruption.

This FAQ document, which is integral to that effort, guides us on how we can best achieve our business goals in a way that is consistent with our commitment to counter bribery and corruption.

What type of anti-bribery due diligence is required when making an acquisition?

The due diligence to be conducted for acquisition targets is similar to that required for agents and intermediaries. However, due diligence concerning an acquisition target requires more in-depth analysis than due diligence of an agent or intermediary often does. This is because an acquirer can be held accountable for past violations of a target if it has not adequately investigated the possibility of such violations and not included proper representations, warranties and an indemnity in the contract.

Conducting anti-bribery and corruption due diligence of an acquisition target also

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