The United Kingdom is one of the United States’ top trading partners. Businesses are drawn to its competitive and business-friendly economy. As M&A and transactional activity saw record increases in the last few years, corporations heavily relied on their law firms and attorneys to help get the deal done.
For attorneys with clients transacting internationally, conducting due diligence in an unfamiliar jurisdiction can be challenging. To assist clients in making sound investment decisions abroad, attorneys and legal professionals must navigate the country’s legal system, institutional infrastructure, and local rules and regulations about foreign corporate investments.
If you’re assisting your clients with transactions in this jurisdiction, check out our guide to conducting due diligence in the UK.
With a focus on lien, litigation, and bankruptcy, this guide explores:
- FAQs about lien filings and searches
- Tips for conducting litigation and bankruptcy searches
- Commonly requested documents in the U.S. with corresponding names in the UK