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Dealing with people and relationships invovled in the management and ownership of the family business needs careful thought as emotions are involved and can affect the communication and decision-making processes.
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Family Businesses Need Shareholder Agreements Too
How a shareholders’ agreement is put in place to provide clarity amongst shareholders’ in regards to how the business operates and what happens in one of those doomsday scenarios. Read More
Family businesses benefit by leveraging knowledgeable senior family leaders with innovative members of the next generation according to David Harland. Read More
Pre-Nuptials & The Family Business
A wedding day is, of course, a time for celebration. But for family businesses (even the happiest), it may not be free from nerves: what does the acquisition of a new son or daughter-in-law mean for the firm? Read More
Integrating In-Laws Into The Family Business
There is no template for succession planning in family businesses. How a family business owner hands over the reins to their child or children and how successful the transfer is depends on years of planning. Read More
Divorce & The Family Business
If divorce is a stressful time for families, it's stressful too for family businesses. The impact of court orders can be severe. Here are some things to consider. Read More
What To Do With The Family Outsider?
Sometimes life gets in the way of business, but for a variety of reasons, the family outsider shouldn’t be left out in the cold. Read More