The process of due diligence is an extensive investigation process that provides a purchaser or investor with an opportunity to obtain as much information as possible about the business of the company he intends to acquire or invest in.
At Burgeon Law, we assist our clients by conducting comprehensive legal and secretarial due diligence to identity key risks of the transaction including existing issues or problems of the business that may grow into higher proportions giving rise to unexpected liabilities in the future, to identify the value of the business and accordingly negotiate the correct price and to minimize the chances of acquiring unknown liabilities or risks.
Our due diligence team conducts careful scrutiny of corporate documentation, statutory records and compliances, information related to subsidiaries, promoters, director, management, share and shareholder information, litigation and show cause notice, related party transaction, corporate governance, financing including loans, security created over assets and guarantees, intellectual property rights, material legal contracts, insurance, movable and immovable assets, human resource and permits, licenses and approvals etc. to ensure compliance with a number of laws and regulations including Companies Act, 2013, Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, Shop and Establishment Act, 1963, Payment of Wages Act, 1936, Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2013, Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, Minimum Wages Act, 1948, Employees Provident fund and Misc. Provisions Act, 1952. Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, State Insurance Act, 1948 , Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 amongst other applicable law.
At Burgeon Law, our due diligence reports are comprehensive, integrated and present a holistic view coupled with action plan and advisory in accordance with the specific requirements of the industry and the transaction on the basis of the findings of the due diligence exercise by our team.