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.