The Due Diligence procedure involves joint working of ICLC specialists in several directions — auditors, lawyers, experts in the field of management. the study will provide comprehensive and credible information about the commercial attractiveness of a planned transaction or investment project.
Due Diligence includes:
- comprehensive legal analysis of the company’s activity, and its corporate, and management structures;
- analysis of the emergence/termination of the company’s rights to assets (real estate, substantial movable property, intangible assets, etc.;
- analysis of the emergence of encumbrances of the specified assets, as well as of liabilities (contractual relationships and loan and credit obligations, etc.);
- an analysis of accounting statements with a in order to detect signs of possible misstatements;
- review of the accounting system, and the main provisions of the accounting policy;
- analysis of the income and expense structure;
- verification of the company’s assets and liabilities posted in its financial statement, including identification of assets that are not able to yield economic benefits in future, and the determination of non-reflected liabilities;
- determination of the presence of contingent liabilities.
In addition to this, we will:
- carry out an analysis of the tax burden;
- verify the correctness of calculation of the main taxes and formation of tax bases;
- verify the correctness of the completion of tax returns, validity of use of tax benefits, and compliance with the payment discipline;
- assess the likelihood of tax disputes.
As the result of the Due Diligence procedure, you will receive a detailed report, containing a description of state of the business or an object, list and risk assessment (legal, financial, tax risks), plus recommendations on how to minimise such risks.