Due Diligences and Audits of Employment Practices

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM assists companies of all sizes operating in a wide range of industries in connection with:


VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM defines the scope of the audit and the terms and conditions thereof, make a detailed assessment of the existing situation and draw up a report that will serve as a useful working tool for the company and its corporate officers. Designed as a pragmatic guide, this report summarizes and quantifies the labor- and employment-related risks, and provides practical solutions or recommendations that help the company minimize its exposure.


Labor- and employment-related risks are so important in merger, acquisition, sale and divestiture transactions that the completion of a labor and employment due diligence process has now become indispensable, whatever the size of the relevant companies. In this context, every single identified risk is carefully assessed and quantified by the attorney in order to secure the terms and conditions of the representations and warranties and, as the case may be, adjust the purchase/sale price. Such a DD process also provides the unique opportunity to anticipate on the future organization of the relevant companies, to manage at an earlier stage all issues related to the change of control and to the integration of the business/assets into an existing group, to collect the information necessary for harmonizing the various applicable and potentially conflicting collective agreements, to foresee any difficulty concerning the status of top executives and corporate officers, etc.


MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.), attorney at law, assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. The attorney delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, his clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.