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The Due Diligence workshop is for practicing consultants, PE/VC Community,CXOs and Startups who deal with all aspects of preparation for Mergers and Acquisitions and PE/VC Deals. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the essential areas to be covered when carrying out due diligence: both from the Acquiring and the Target company. The seminar includes essential areas of information which must be obtained or disclosed as well as dealing with the most efficient methods of dealing with these disclosures. Remedies, safeguards, protection of the client for both sides in the transaction, will be included to cover all due diligence aspects of M & A including cross-border transactions. The seminar actively involves the participants in exercises and discussions, to ensure they gain a solid working understanding of the principles and practices of thorough due diligence projects, protecting their clients and achieving the aims of the transaction The workshop will be delivered by an experienced experts used to the multicultural, international flavour of modern business. The practical methods of dealing with due diligence will be covered and practiced in exercises during numerous breakout sessions.


  • Recognise the essential areas of information needed to be covered
  • Avoid basic errors which invalidate contracts or cause confusion later
  • Understand the importance and characteristics of thorough due diligence
  • Be able to comment effectively and sensibly on other lawyers’ requests and replies
  • Approach the due diligence exercise with increased confidence
  • Use clear specific words and phrases to set out requirements
  • Write clearer, fuller, more structured due diligence reports

  • Corporate/Commercial Lawyers
  • and Managers from Legal Department
  • Managing Directors and Senior Management
  • CFOs and Senior Finance Executive
  • Executives of M&A Team
  • Directors of Strategic Planning
  • Contract Managers/Specialists

    Santosh Maheshwari - Partner, BDO India

    Santosh is a Partner with Transaction Tax and Regulatory Practice and is based out of Bangalore. He has over 18 years of experience with more than 11 years in Corporate re- organization, Inbound / outbound structuring and M&A advisory. Has extensive experience in advising clients in the areas of acquisitions, divestments,mergers, demergers, corporate restructuring, reorganizations, foreign investment consulting/ establishment of joint ventures, international tax (including PE advisory), corporate tax and business re-organization. He has handled mergers, de-mergers across seven states in India. Has experience on restructuring services include realignment and rationalization of organizational structure in tax and regulatory efficient manner. He has also provided assistance on negotiation and strategizing position from buyer and seller standpoint during a deal transaction scenario Support on framing a succession strategy for the promoters and implementing the structure. Santosh has been part of more than 200 tax due diligence exercise in various sectors including IT, hospitality, hotels, pharma, auto components etc.

    Karan Kalra | Founder | Bombay Law Chambers

    Karan is the founder of Bombay Law Chambers and has over 15 years of experience in the legal industry, having worked in house as well as with one of Indian most prestigious law firm Nishith Desai Associates, where along with being a leader of the M&A and PE practices, he also led the banking and financial services vertical. His practice focuses largely on domestic and cross border venture capital and private equity transactions, M&As, JVs and structured finance along with providing regulatory and general corporate advice. Karan works across sectors and has domain expertise in financial services, technology, e-commerce, healthcare, renewables and core manufacturing. Further, Karan also has the experience working with one of the largest private banks in India, working across various verticals. Karan has regularly been recognised by various legal directories such as IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and the Financial Times - RSG Consulting Survey.

    Rohit Madan | Partner | Deloitte

    Rohit is a Partner in the Forensic Services practice at Deloitte India. He has extensive experience dealing with counter party risk management and has extensively advised corporates and financial institutions on assessing and managing integrity and reputational issues while dealing with third-parties. Rohit currently leads third party due diligence programs for clients in various sectors including Energy, Retail, Metals, EPC, Commodity Trading, E-commerce, Alcohol and Healthcare. He has also led more than 1,000 pre-investment Integrity Due Diligence engagements for domestic and global financial institutions and corporates. Rohit is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He also holds a Master’s in Finance from London Business School and a Master’s in Business Administration from IMI, Delhi.

    K M Prabhu | Partner | BDO India

    Prabhu is a Partner with the Advisory services focused on the due diligence practice. He is primarily in business advisory and transaction service assignments. He has provided services across the deal continuum, though mainly focused on due diligence reviews covering buy-side and vendor initiated engagements and SPA advisory. Prabhu is primarily responsible for business advisory and transaction service assignments. He has provided services across the deal continuum, though mainly focused on due diligence reviews covering buy-side and vendor initiated engagements and SPA advisory. Prior to joining BDO in India, Prabhu was a Director with one of the larger accounting firm for 5 years and has also worked earlier in other larger accounting firms across transaction advisory services involving due diligence, valuation and business plan reviews etc.


    Session 1: Due Diligence Overview

    • What is Due Diligence?
    • Main Elements of Due Diligence
    • Aligning Priorities to main risks
    • Due diligence investigation areas
    • Due Diligence vs. Audit

    Session 2: Financial Due Diligence

    • What is Financial Due Diligence?
    • Need of Financial Due Diligence
    • Types of Financial Due Diligence
    • Process & Key Benefits
    • Focus Areas
    • Limitation

    Session 3: Legal Due Diligence - A necessity to business Idea

    • Why is it necessary & important?
    • Process & Various steps involved
    • Legal Due Diligence Challenges & its Resolutions
    • Practical Insight
    ‐ Mock Diligence
    ‐ Case Studies
    ‐ Questions & Answers

    Session 4: Tax Due Diligence

    • Importance of Tax Due Diligence
    • Approach to be adopted
    • Typical Issues & Solutions
    • Impact on Transactions
    • Case study

    Session 5: Forensic Due Diligence

    • Anti Bribery & Corruption Due Diligence
    • Ethics and Integrity Due Diligence
    • Forensic review of books and transactions
    • End use monitoring of funds and investigations

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