Due Diligence Meeting


DEFINITION of 'Due Diligence Meeting'

The process of careful investigation by an underwriter to ensure that all material information pertinent to a security issue has been disclosed to prospective investors.

BREAKING DOWN 'Due Diligence Meeting'

Prior to issuing a final prospectus, the underwriter, issuer and other individuals involved (such as accountants, syndicate members and attorneys), will gather to discuss whether the underwriter and issuer have exercised due diligence toward state and federal securities laws.

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