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Redefining IT due diligence for better value creation

Digitalisation is changing the dynamics of merger and acquisition transactions. Investors insist on due diligence when reviewing a company for investment, merger, or acquisition. However, due diligence processes focus on financial, legal, HR, and commercial issues to the exclusion of IT, even though IT is something that companies in every industry now rely on heavily; sometimes (or most of the times) technology maybe the actual asset in focus.

Fairness, Accountability & Transparency (F.Acc.T) under GDPR

Why the need for Regulation?

Algorithmic decisions are already crucially affecting our lives. The last few year, news like the ones listed below are becoming more and more common: – “There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks”, 2016 [source: ProPublica]. – “Amazon reportedly scraps internal AI recruiting tool that was biased against women”, 2018 [source: The Verge] – “Apple Card is being investigated over claims it gives women lower credit limits”, 2019 [source: MIT Technology Review] – “Is an Algorithm Less Racist Than a Loan Officer?”, 2020 [source: NY Times]

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