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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.


  • 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 - Director, Ernst & Young India

    Santosh is a Director in the Transaction Tax Services division of Ernst & Young and is based in Bangalore, India. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Licentiate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has over 12 years of experience and more than 8 years in the area of Corporate re-organization, inbound and outbound structuring advisory, conducting tax due diligences, advisory on various M&A activity including buy back, capital reduction etc. He has been part of more than hundred tax due diligence exercise in various sectors including IT, hospitality, hotels, catering, auto components and other sectors. He has also been part of regulatory, tax, financial and business advisory related to group re-organization and restructuring activity. He has handled mergers, de-mergers across seven states in India.

    Rajiv Sundar| Senior Director | Deloitte India

    Mr.Rajiv Sunder is a M&A Transaction Services Senior Diector based out of Bangalore. He leads the TMT industry vertical for transaction services. He has been with Deloitte India for over 19 years. Prior to transitioning to transaction services, he was with the audit practice working on audit engagements of some of the largest Clients of the firm in Bangalore. He has focussed on transaction services for the past seven years and has worked with a wide array of clients (both multi-national companies and large Indian corporate) with a focus on the Technology sector but also on a number of transactions in the consumer business, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. Rajiv has worked on some marque transactions in India and overseas.

    Vaibhav Parikh | Partner | Nishith Desai Associates

    Mr. Vaibhav Parikh is the Partner in – charge of the Bangalore office of the multi-skilled, research-based international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates (www.nishithdesai.com). He is Partner in-charge of the M&A and Private Equity practice groups. He also heads the Fund Investments practice group. He is a member of firm’s executive committee. He has a wide range of experience in corporate and technology transactions. He has advised several private equity and venture capital funds in their investments, specifically in e-commerce, technology, media and life sciences industry. He also has significant experience in M&A transactions including advising on India’s largest e-commerce transaction till date. He has been passionately involved in setting up operations and raising finance for several start-up companies.


    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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