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due diligence

efforts made by responsible persons to prevent causing harm to others or their property or organization.

due diligence

Informatics A legal term for efforts to intercept potential problems before they occur–eg, monitoring for fraudulent claims, ensuring privacy and security under HIPAA, via audit trails, user authentication and access controls. See HIPAA.

due dil·i·gence

(dū dil'i-jĕns)
In health care, making certain that rules and procedures are followed to avoid harming patients and staff.
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Reports claim that negotiations are continuing today with the process of due dilligence having been completed - although sources at the club have claimed he is not a serious contender.
As all parties carrying out due dilligence on the club have signed confidentiality agreements, it is not known for certain if the Malaysians are one of the parties to have lodged a pounds 100m offer or whether the latest guided tour was a final attempt to persuade them to do so.
Led by family-owned Italian conglomerate Marcegaglia, the deal is the subject of due dilligence procedures, with a view to transferring ownership this summer.
Townsend, President of the Townsend Independent Actuarial Research Alliance (TIARA), produces Due Dilligence Reports on life insurance companies and can be reached at ftwonsend@snet.
Hoy los fondos son mas profesionales, conocen bien la region porque estan basados en America Latina y se preocupan de hacer due dilligence a fondo.
Urging importers to perform due dilligence, the attorney noted that a numer of companies have received notice from Customs that they are suspected of having received transshipments of shrimp product from Indonesia that originated in China, where the anti-dumping duty averages 112.
Our finance is in place, our due dilligence is completed and I'm here tonight to overcome the very last obstacle.
Meanwhile, the club has entered its second day of due dilligence as chairman Bill Kenwright's proposed pounds 20m injection into the club is examined.
If exchange rate factors do happen to make a transaction more desirable, then all well and good, but it is the strategic fit that is the prime factor in determining the initial interest, after which the hard work of deal structuring, valuation, due dilligence and negotiation begins.
As long as they're permitted due dilligence, then we have good reason to believe that if either company is permitted to bid, then we think Springs will back out," said Bruce Raynor, president of UNITE, stressing that Springs does not have the interest of workers at heart.
Therefore, no due dilligence is required and the worst companies -- those willing to give big writeoffs -- get funded and quality, honest companies get starved for capital.
s Risa Turken says there's a much higher level of due dilligence involved in a service relationship, and that questions of indemnity become more crucial than on a product deal.