due diligence


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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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Before choosing a due diligence firm, be sure to investigate your options and ask for references as well as recommendations from other investors.
In certain instances, gathering all publicly available information on the third party may be enough, while in other cases, conducting enhanced due diligence consisting of on-site visits, review of financials, and other in depth inquiry will be required.
i) A broad consensus on the view that due diligence is pivotal for making better decisions.
Sellers will know that a buyer is serious about a deal if the buyer is capable of negotiating in a focused manner that demonstrates the depth and quality of its due diligence.
As previously discussed, one recent trend is disclosure of FCPA issues discovered during due diligence conducted in conjunction with M&A transactions.
In addition, an extensive due diligence process typically accompanies a Rule 144A offering by a nonpublic company.
Although the cost of due diligence is one hurdle, the psychological capital already invested by the CEO and management group in the deal can be an even greater obstacle.
A thorough tax due diligence review, carefully drafted tax warranties and a tax-effective acquisition pattern (tailored to the individual needs of each specific case) are key dements in a successful acquisition.
Once the acquisition plan has been developed and the first match found, the next step is to conduct the financial due diligence evaluation.
Addressing the unique aspects and challenges associated with performing operational due diligence review of both private equity and real estate asset classes, this essential guide provides readers with the tools to develop a flexible comprehensive operational due diligence program for private equity and real estate.
Prior to the transfer of shannon development to the new airport entity, a due diligence review of shannon development and a section 30 report in accordance with the companies (amendment) act 1983 is required.