Conducting a due diligence review has long been standard practice for anyone considering the purchase of a company’s stock or assets or a piece of real estate. In some disciplines, such as environmental law, the potential imposition of strict liability for contamination or the threat of third-party lawsuits has resulted in comprehensive environmental due diligence becoming an essential part of any pre-acquisition review. The same is the case with respect to product liability. Given the proliferation of product liability lawsuits, due diligence should no longer be thought of as a tool used exclusively in mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”). Rather, it should become an integral part of the corporate culture.
Due Diligence: It’s Not Just for M&A Anymore
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