A guide to the legal due diligence process when buying a football club
At the time of writing the bidding process for Chelsea, following the sanctions imposed on Roman Abramovich, is ongoing. An important element of that process is the due diligence undertaken by the bidders on the target club.
So what is due diligence? How long should it take? And how might it impact on a potential sale?
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- Tags: Commercial Law | Corporate Law | Due Diligence | Football | Premier League | Takeover Code | The FA | United Kingdom (UK)
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Richard heads both the London Corporate practice, and Sports practice, of Dentons.
Richard's focus is on M&A and corporate work. He is particularly interested in corporate governance issues, and regularly advises companies and other organisations on how they best operate to achieve good and effective governance standards.
Great summary Richard!