Alan S. Wernick Outlined M&A Technology, Privacy/Cybersecurity and IP Due Diligence Best Practices


As part of the Ohio State Bar Association’s 2022 Corporate Counsel Institute, Alan S. Wernick shared mergers and acquisitions due diligence best practices concerning information technology, privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property in a presentation on Friday, November 4. The CLE credited event was offered as a webinar and in-person at the Ohio State Bar Association headquarters.

In the session “Technology, Privacy/Cybersecurity and IP Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Alan led in-house counsel and corporate law attorneys through the benefits of a seller’s proactive approach to due diligence including:

  • An increase in business valuation
  • Overall time saved in transaction

He also explained the ways buyers can use due diligence to their advantage by understanding the risks associated with the target acquisition.

The 2022 Corporate Counsel Institute provides in-house counsel and private practitioners in corporate law with insights on the evolving legal landscape impacting businesses today.

Alan is a business transactions attorney and advocate, with a background in accounting and technology, focusing on matters of information technology, privacy/cybersecurity and intellectual property law. His in-depth experience as a seasoned legal counselor and advocate, arbitrator and mediator and as a bridge builder among business, technology and intellectual property communities is well respected by individuals across professional industries.

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