Cross-Border Deal Due Diligence: Has the Risk Calculus Changed?

April 2023
Cross Border Deal report cover

Investors and targets generally view cross-border transactions from a risk-based perspective. That calculus applies not only to the manner in which an investment is made, but also to the level of diligence conducted, the timing for closing the deal, and the regulatory filings that need to, or should, be made to close the transaction effectively. This risk-based approach has been a baseline for how diligence has been and continues to be conducted for cross-border transactions. In September 2022, however, that calculus may have been brought to the forefront as part of the Department of Justice’s overall policy emphasis on corporate compliance.