Due Diligence Masterclass
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Due to inadequate investigation and inappropriate valuation computation, many capital acquisitions and disposals have resulted in disappointment for both buyers and sellers. The due diligence process is the “one shot”, most investors get at ascertaining the true state of a business and what price they should pay for it.

This two day workshop will provide an understanding of the concept and obligations of a due diligence investigation as it relates to both public and private transactions including acquisitions, disposals and fund raisings.

Expert will discuss on due diligence process, covering a variety of the toughest issues and traps in financial, tax, legal and commercial due diligence. Attendees will learn what it takes to validate the plan and to define and contain the risk of investment.

Key Benefits:
   •  By attending this workshop you will learn how to:
   •  Identify and verify worthwhile investment opportunities
   •  Understand and gain maximum benefit from each aspect of due diligence
   •  Prepare for integration in advance through effective due diligence processes  
   •  Appraise the quality and reliability of information  
   •  Minimise the risk to your company throughout investment deals
   •  Link separate investigations to improve cost‐effectiveness and time management
   •  Identify and overcome the most common due diligence pitfalls
   •  Ensure that you know how to address all legal requirements and obligations

Who Should Attend
This Workshop has been designed for all those involved in acquisitions or strategic alliances, whether in strategic planning, appraisal, negotiation or valuation including:

   •  Managing Directors
   •  Directors of Strategic Planning
   •  Financial Directors
   •  Company Secretaries
   •  Professional Advisors
   •  Venture Capitalists
   •  Private Equity Investors
   •  Corporate Lawyers
   •  In house Lawyers

Session 1: Due Diligence Overview
  •  What is Due Diligence?
     •  Main Elements of Due Diligence
     •  Aligning Priorities to main risks
     •  Due diligence investigation areas
     •  Due Diligence vs. Audit

Session 2: Financial Due Diligence
  •  What is Financial Due Diligence?
     •  Need of Financial Due Diligence
     •  Types of Financial Due Diligence
     •  Process & Key Benefits
     •  Focus Areas
     •  Limitation

Session 3: Legal Due Diligence - A necessity to business Idea
  •  Why is it necessary & important?
     •  Process & Various steps involved
     •  Legal Due Diligence Challenges & its Resolutions
     •  Practical Insight
          ‐ Mock Diligence
          ‐ Case Studies
          ‐ Questions & Answers

Session 4: Tax Due Diligence
  •  Importance of Tax Due Diligence
     •  Approach to be adopted
     •  Typical Issues & Solutions
     •  Impact on Transactions
     •  Case study

Session 5: Forensic Due Diligence
  •  Anti Bribery & Corruption Due Diligence
     •  Ethics and Integrity Due Diligence
     •  Forensic review of books and transactions
     •  End use monitoring of funds and investigations

Open House - Q&A

Dhruv Phophalia Dhruv Phophalia Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Reshmi Khurana Reshmi Khurana Managing Director, Kroll Associates (India) Private Limited
Anil Talreja Anil Talreja Partner, Deloitte Haskins & Sells
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Vijay Iyer Vijay Iyer Partner, Deloitte Touche & Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd
Kalpana Unadkat Kalpana Unadkat Partner, Khaitan & Co
Anuj Sah Anuj Sah Associate Partner, Khaitan & CO
Samir Sheth Samir Sheth Partner - Transaction Advisory Services, BDO

Vivanta by Taj - President

90, GD Somani Road, Cuffe Parade
Mumbai -400005

In case of queries, please email us at training@vccircle.com

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Khaitan & Co

Founded in 1911, Khaitan & Co (“The Firm”) is one of the oldest Indian law firms. The Firm combines a rich heritage of over a hundred years with modern, cutting edge and solution-oriented legal practice and offers full service legal solutions to its domestic and international clients. The Firm has a strength of over 430+ fee earners, including over 104 partners and directors across its four offices in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi.

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The Firm is adequately equipped to respond with the speed and creative solutions that are demanded in today's highly competitive and rapidly changing environment. Its clients include business and financial enterprises, large business houses, banks, financial institutions, government bodies, educational and charitable trusts, cultural institutions, individuals, estates and trusts.

Standard Fee: INR 25,000 + Service tax (14.5%)

Early Bird Discount:
Till 1st  April  - 20% Discount i.e. INR 20,000 plus Service tax (14.5%)
Till 8th  April  - 15% Discount i.e. INR 21,250 plus Service tax (14.5%)
Till 11th April  - 10% Discount i.e. INR 22,500 plus Service tax (14.5%)

For more queries speak to Raj on +91-120-4171111/ +91- 9560888933 or write at training@vccircle.com  

There are two ways to register:

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Cheque/DD to be made in favor of: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt Ltd (payable in New Delhi to:

Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
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Sector -2, Noida - 201301

Please attach a note with details of the cheque.
Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID

You can also directly deposit cash, submit cheque or transfer online to our ICICI Bank a/c:
Account Name: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Account No: 629705014337
Branch Name: Mayur Vihar - Phase 1
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Refund and Substitution Policy (Differ from one programme to other, please read carefully):

No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 7 days of the workshop. Those delegates who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted.
Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 15 days prior to the workshop.
Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 21 days prior to the workshop.
Participants can cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event for a full refund.
Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to training@vccircle.com
Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop
Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation