Japanese and Chinese companies are on something of a spending spree, and are particularly interested in acquiring assets in the United States. But before committing to transactions, buyers will want to know exactly what they are buying and this includes the nature and extent of a target company’s third party risks. Compliance Insider® managing editor Stephen Mulrenan reports on how recurring due diligence can benefit target companies and why it is a vital component of an overall ongoing monitoring strategy around managing third party risks.
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