Compliance issues of Due Diligence in M&A
Compliance dimension to due diligence = obtain information related to benefit issues, such as severance and transfer of 401(k)s, relating to ERISA and tax codes. and non-benefit issues such as compliance with legal requirements such as I-9, visa regulations, FMLA, WARN.
Review claims related to EEO, OSHA, FLSA, and other employment laws, regulations, or ordinances. Focus on both existing claims, threatened, and likely to be asserted but not yet threatened.