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India Unleashed: Due Diligence

01 June 2019
Due Diligence

The famous contract law principle ‘caveat emptor’ – Buyer Beware – is often used in commercial transactions involving M&A and other financial and strategic investment deals. Information asymmetry between a buyer and seller necessitates robust due diligence exercise on targets and promoters pre and post such transactions. While traditional methods of due diligences help in uncovering broader business, financial and legal risks, recent times of increased liability of directors, calls for transparency, and reporting requirements have magnified the relevance of micro-level due diligence.