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The Center for Advanced Due Diligence Studies (“CADDS”) is an independent, non-profit academic and research organization devoted to the study of transactional due diligence and related investment practices, governance and ethics.

Our activities include academic research, graduate and post-graduate classroom instruction, seminars, speaking engagements and an internship program. Our publications include the two-volume treatise Due Diligence in Business Transactions, the graduate and post-graduate texts Due Diligence: Law, Standards and Practice and Due Diligence, a Scholarly Study and the Occasional Scholarly Papers Series (OSPS). In addition, our digital library includes various public domain works in the field.

CADDS is pleased to announce its 2017 CADDS Scholars Interns: William Hortenstein, Laura Jacobi, David Thompson, and Grace Ann Whiteside Articles by each of these students will appear in the 2017 edition of the CADDS Occasional Scholarly Papers Series.  Ms. Jacobi has been named Editor-in-Chief of the 2017 Edition.

If you are interested in being considered for a 2018 CADDS Scholars Internship, please email your resume and transcript along with a letter explaining your interest in our program to glawrence@smu.edu.