The Importance of Open Source Due Diligence in M&A (2014)
Andrew Hall and Matthew Jacobs
Open-Source Software Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments (2/27/13)
Andrew Hall provides a landscape analysis of current and best diligence practices in mergers, acquisitions, and investments, to assist companies and attorneys expecting to engage in such transactions. He discusses the open-source diligence process, the open-source information that is typically requested by acquirers and investors, and the concerns and perceived risks that give rise to such diligence and requests. He also includes recommendations and best practices for avoiding open-source complications to such transactions.