How to Use Data Analytics to Mitigate Risk When Conducting Post-Acquisition Diligence and Integration Activities

Identifying early that a target company has an insufficient or incomplete anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance program is a crucial component in mitigating successor liability during an acquisition. In the fast-paced world of deal making it is not unusual for an acquirer to be unable to complete the ideal pre-acquisition ABAC due diligence procedures of the company it is acquiring. In a guest article, William P. Olsen, Scott Nemeroff and Alex Koltsov of Grant Thornton discuss how companies can use data analytics to simplify and improve several key post-acquisition activities: integrating business units and locations, training employees and third parties and conducting FCPA compliance reviews. See “Mitigating Corruption Risk When Acquiring Companies in High-Risk Jurisdictions” (May 24, 2017).

To read the full article

Continue reading your article with an ACR subscription.