M&A Due Diligence: Open Source Report and License Analysis Service Now Offered by WhiteSource Software

September 4, 2014 Patricia Johnson

The company offers a new, easy, and affordable service to parties involved in M&A or OEM transactions, providing instant analysis and report of open source components and associated risks

Open source software components, while free to use, have a license attached to them. The license lists the requirements that the company using the open source software needs to meet. Certain licenses may impose restrictions on the intellectual property of the software products that use them. Also, failing to meet license requirements could...

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