Planning due diligence investigations

A due diligence investigation is a reasonable method of uncovering all facts that would be of material interest to an investor or acquirer of a business. It may or may not uncover all such facts, but it should be done in a manner reasonably calculated to do so. Due diligence is essentially a way of preventing unnecessary harm to either party, or the entity involved, in a transaction.

This form is a planning checklist for a due diligence investigation.

This checklist is provided as a sample only. It is the user's responsibility to check and adapt this as necessary to suit the particular instruction and prevailing circumstances.