Jason Waite was part of a panel presenting, "The Role of Trade Compliance Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions," during this conference sponsored by TechAmerica. Mergers and acquisitions create growth opportunities for companies but can also create compliance risks if export and customs due diligence reviews are not incorporated into the process. This panel covered current practices designed to assist companies involved in M&A activities and provided insight to the role of compliance within the M&A context. The following topics were covered during the session.
- Ensuring compliance is part of the M&A process
Practical advice - how and when to be involved, what information to gather and how to gather it
Addressing non-compliance in the target at pre-acquisition and post-acquisition stages
Tools and methodologies to consider in your due diligence
Drafting representation and warranties for the closing documents
September 21, 2010
Microsoft – Silicon Valley Campus / Mountain View, CA