Acquisition or Inquisition: Getting better at handling employment issues in divestment and acquisition

  • What employment-related questions to ask and have answered in the due diligence process;
  • What terms and conditions of employment an incoming employer must offer to transferring employees;
  • How an outgoing employer may mitigate liability for termination and redundancy payments; and
  • Other consequences of a “transfer of business” and how to mitigate their effect.