How to prepare the next generation

How to prepare the Next Generation [Video]

KPMG Partner from Germany, Kay Klopping briefly discusses the preparation for the Next Generation within the Family Business…

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
A Question of Passion for Family Business by Leonard Forestier

A Question of Passion for Family Business by Leonard Forestier [Video]

Leonard Forestier from the Petit Forestier Group discusses the importance of passion for the family business …

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Formidable K. Wah Group built on anything but luck

Formidable K. Wah Group built on anything but luck

Lui Che-woo, Asia’s richest man, according to both the Bloomberg Billionaire Index and Forbes, is chairman of the incredibly successful K. Wah Group, a top Chinese real estate firm. His placement on these lists is a plaudit that has been a long time in the making; Lui, now 84 years old, has built up his fortune over a lifetime.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Gaining the edge: entrepreneurship and innovation

A “family doctor” approach

It is important to bear in mind that some Family Businesses only employ a just few people maybe dozen, but others have staff count of a few thousand, generating hundreds of millions of euro in sales. A regional approach Family Businesses are a distinct contrast to companies on the stock exchange or government-owned organizations. Family […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
what is stewardship

Stewardship: old concept, modern need

One of the key topics discussed at the 13th European Corporate Governance Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, last October was Stewardship. It formed part of the overall conference focus on shareholders’ engagement and referred to the recent UK « Stewardship code » (2012), addressed to institutional investors.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Code of conduct

Code of Conduct [Video]

Christine Blondel discusses the importance of creating and maintaining a Code of Conduct to ensure the values of the Family Business is adhered to and respected…

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Reducing Transfer Duty to Heirs of Family Businesses in France

Reducing Transfer Duty to Heirs of Family Businesses in France

According to France’s Les Echos, transfer tax is one of the primary challenges associated with transferring family businesses to heirs in that country. In fact, taxes associated with transferring ownership of a family business…

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Succession planning in advance

Objectivity in the Succession Process by Roger Pedder [Video]

Former Chairman of Clark Shoes, Roger Pedder highlights the importance of objectivity when choosing a successor in the family business…

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Thierry Mulliez

Meritocracy by Thierry Mulliez [Video]

Thierry Mulliez discusses the concept of meritocracy and the impact it has on the family business…

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Christophe Bernard on Family Governance and Succession in Sri Lanka

Christophe Bernard on Family Governance and Succession in Sri Lanka [Video]

Christophe Bernard recently featured on MTV Sports, Sri Lanka’s first privately owned television Channel, discussing Family Business governance and succession. Over the past couple of years Sri Lanka has witnessed outstanding economic development – Growth in gross domestic product (GDP) has rebounded to 7.3% in 2013.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }