13 Compliance Questions to Enhance Diligence and Integration in Non-Controlling Transactions

With all the processes and systems built around handling corporate transactions, it is easy to forget that, at heart, corporate transactions create business relationships between parties to the transaction. From an anti-corruption risk management perspective, appreciating the nature of the relationship that results from particular types of corporate transactions helps ensure that risk management steps are closely aligned with business realities. In this guest article, Steptoe & Johnson attorneys Iris Bennett, James Modlin and Carlos André Galante Grover discuss some of the transaction vehicles businesses have been deploying to meet that goal, and they provide key check-in questions that can serve as a frame of reference for a compliance professional to ensure due diligence findings are appropriately assessed and incorporated into an integration plan in non-controlling strategic transactions. See FCPA Evolution through an M&A lens: “How M&A Impacted FCPA Enforcement and Guidance” (Jan. 20, 2021); “The Compliance Value-Add” (Mar. 3, 2021).

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