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  • ABAC Due Diligence

ABAC Due Diligence:

The Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption Due Diligence (ABAC Due Diligence) is focused on reviewing the compliance environment of the target company and on the assessment of the risks present in its daily business activities. It is focused on the parameters established by the main anti-corruption legislation applicable in Brazil and the USA to better identify the risks the target company is subjected to, related to corruption, bribery payments, and other illegal practices.  

Due to the great importance of Compliance in the current business scenario, ABAC Due Diligence is a very efficient procedure to identify the main red flags considering the anti-corruption themes, facilitating corrective actions to be implemented in the target company.   

ABAC Due Diligence procedures are comprehensive, encompassing several forensic areas to assess the essential issues addressed by the anti-corruption legislation, and they are carried out by a team of specialists from Fraud, Investigations, and Disputes (FID) department at BDO Brazil to better meet the objectives of the work, especially in cases of mergers or acquisitions. 

ABAC Due Diligence is important because as dictated by the law, the acquiring party or the company resulting from the merger is responsible for the payment of fines and the fully repairing the damage regarding illegal acts linked to corruption even considering facts that occurred before the transaction, which makes it essential for understanding all the risks involved for such deals so that the businessman can make a conscious.