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Legal due diligence is an essential precursor to any investment or finance transaction, and these transactions depend on how things turn out during a due diligence exercise. Effective due diligence can be the perfect guide for making investment-related decisions, and therefore, skills that would help to conduct effective due diligence can be very helpful to any lawyer or consultant advising a client on any investment and loan transaction. If you are working in the M&A division of a law firm or in the legal department of an investor, the ability to conduct an effective due diligence exercise is something you cannot afford to not possess. Similarly, this skill is also very relevant for bankers and financiers.
This book will guide you to approach a due diligence exercise in a systematic manner and identify issues as well as make appropriate presentations in a due diligence report.
Who should take this course?
- Lawyers looking to specialize in M&A, Banking and Investment Law
- Lawyers looking to build a corporate transactional practice
- Law students looking to work in corporate law firms or big 4 consultancy firms
- Law students looking to work in banks
- Lawyers working for technology and eCommerce companies with regular M&A activities (Google, Facebook, Amazon, Uber, etc.)
What is the career potential after doing this course?
- Understand the process of due diligence for a merger and acquisition transaction, private equity investment, capital market transaction, project finance transaction, etc.
- Master the different stages in a due-diligence process, starting from preparation of requisition list, reviewing of documents, preparing different chapters of the due-diligence report till the closure of the report.
- Learn how to write requisitions. Instances of incorrect and correct requisitions are provided. Also, a sample list of requisitions is given in the course. Also, learn how to conduct industry research and how to prepare a due diligence checklist.
- Learn what are the specific statutory or contractual knowledge required for preparing each section of a due diligence report. Screencasts of a due- diligence report are provided, explaining each section of the report in detail. A sample due diligence report is also given in the course.
- Learn how to write observations through situational examples. Understand how to raise red flags and write action points.
- Learn how to present information in a due-diligence report in a manner that a non-lawyer can also decipher from the report.
- The due diligence report can impact the valuation of the company for the purpose of the transaction, or even the forward progress of the transaction.
- Law firms
- In-house legal teams of companies
- Central and state governments
- Independent litigators
What is unique about this course?
- The course is not limited to a provision-by-provision study of some statutes and associated case laws alone
- The course trains you on different kinds of actual work that is required to be performed by lawyers and other professionals. After finishing the course, you will know as much practical knowledge as a lawyer working at a big law firm will know after a year or two of experience
- It is not a mere theoretical study, but all the lessons are based on the practical application of the topics dealt with in the course
- You will get personal attention and coaching from the trainers, and any doubt regarding a topic shall be addressed within 48 hours
- You will be given an opportunity to work on two writing assignments during the term of the course that shall be published either on iPleaders blog or any other industry publications if it meets our specifications
- In the span of the course, you shall be accessed over 3 subjective-based exercises relating to the course topics that shall help you to understand the practical aspects of the subject
- The course is tough and intensive, you will not be awarded the certificate unless you complete all the 3 subjective exercises and 2 writing assignments, as mentioned above.
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