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 […]
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.
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…
Former Chairman of Clark Shoes, Roger Pedder highlights the importance of objectivity when choosing a successor in the family business…
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.
Roger Pedder touches base on the importance of planning in advance for succession in the family business….
USA KPMG Partner Scot Guempel talks about the importance of succession within the family business….
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