Legal Due Diligence in the digital economy - from IT Due Diligence to the Digital Due Diligence

FOSS Due Diligence, Data Protection Due Diligence

The legal Due Diligence for acquisitions in the digital economy should be based on an in-depth understanding and analysis of the assets, value drivers and risks of digital enterprises. The old-style IT or IP Due Diligence is no longer sufficient. A specific "Digital Due Diligence" is required to identify the legal, regulatory and economic risks behind digital business models, including a FOSS Due Diligence (Free and Open Source Software) and a Data Protection Due Diligence.

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* Dr. Martin Eckert

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