United States

Bribery & Corruption: Managing the Risks of Cross-Border M&A

Aug 18, 2014
From the Advisory Institute

An article for Finance Monthly authored by Pete Bradford, KPMG Chicago, and Charlie Patrick, KPMG London.

 

When U.S. and U.K. companies seek to expand internationally through acquisitions and joint ventures, they sometimes underestimate the legal and regulatory risks of buying a company overseas, particularly in the matter of bribery and corruption.

This article offers recommendations for delving deeper into information about acquisition targets:

  • questions to ask at the outset
  • four areas of anti-bribery and corruption due diligence
  • key lessons

 

 

Read Bribery & Corruption: Managing the Risks of Cross-Border M&A (PDF 735 KB)