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Business Families and Family Businesses

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

PDF file: the family business Family businesses and 9 business families Ian Macdonald Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP Advising the family business Establishing the family business Toby Crooks Neil Insull Alex Temlett Rawlinson & Hunter 71 Structuring the family business Joanna Boatfield Gregory Smye-Rumsby Dixon Wilson 87 Roles, relationships and responsibilities Judy Green Family Firm Institute Inc. Jane Hilburt-Davis Key Resources LLC 21 Understanding the business family Christine Blondel INSEAD Business School; FamilyGovernance 33 Preparing for transfer 101 of ownership Ivan Lansberg Maria Dolores Moreno Lansberg, Gersick & Associates LLC Building a family business advisory team Edward Porter Jonathan Riley Michelmores LLP 45 View table of contents

Creating the Trusted Team of Advisers for a Family Business

Private Trust Companies

A Handbook for Advisers

PDF file: Table of contents Preface Working with third-party service providers (coordinating Introduction with advisers, outsourcing Todd D Mayo fiduciary and administrative Perspecta Trust functions etc.) Managing Trust Investments Part 1: Design and Operation of Private Trust Companies (including Family Businesses) Von E Sanborn Day Pitney Ownership and Governance Structures Miles C Padgett Internal Controls (Policies, procedures etc.) Kozusko Harris Duncan Vanessa Schrum Appleby Privacy and Confidentiality Paolo Panico Private Trustees SA Coordinating with the Family Office Interjurisdictional Activities Sara Schroter Ross Michelle L Wolfe US Tax and Regulatory Meritus Trust Company Considerations Sasha Grinberg Communicating with the Family Babetta von View table of contents

Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

PDF file: Mohammad Abu Obied University of Zurich Judge of the High Sharia Court of The use of US trusts in 523 Appeal, Jerusalem international estate planning Stanley A Barg Settlor control and Kozusko Harris Duncan influence using settlor-reserved 661 powers and private trust Trusts, trustees and 529 companies Paul Matthams family businesses Stonehage Fleming Christian Stewart Family Legacy Asia (HK) Limited The UK tax treatment International family 553 675 of offshore trusts governance: integration Maggie Gonzalez with family trusts Buzzacott LLP Barbara R Hauser The role of trust and Independent family adviser company service providers in the fight against money View table of contents

Family Enterprises:

How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Harmony

PDF file: Table of contents Preface Richard L Narva Narva & Company 7 Part I. Understanding the power and constraints of family shareholder control groups Entrepreneurship in family firms: reassessing the fascination with success, failure and succession Jennifer Halyk Communications consultant Thriving once the founder has gone Doug Rauch Conscious Capitalism 57 The power of family Shari Wyner Narva Narva & Company 67 Consulting with a clinician Adam Narva Psychologist 75 11 Part II. Building human capital to lead family controlled enterprises Entrepreneurial family 19 businesses and family entrepreneurs: the unsung heroes of entrepreneurial effort Matt Allen Babson College Characteristics of centennial family companies View table of contents

The International Family Offices Journal

PDF file: and Keith Whitaker. The term ‘Monument to the Founder’ was coined by Jay Hughes in relation to a trust structure the sole purpose of which is to create a monument to the founder, ie creator of the family financial wealth. The five principles of Fair Process are explained in When Family Businesses Are Best, by Randel S Carlock and John L Ward, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 4 5 6 7 8 Barbara Hauser, “Family Ties”, The STEP Journal, April 2012. The assessment process recommended by Hughes can be found in chapter 19, Educational Assessment Tools of Family, The Compact Among Generations View sample article

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How to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in a family business

for millennials. The challenge for tomorrow’s business owners is to find ways of generating growth by creating new markets or stimulating significant change in old markets. The winners will be those with the ability to harness the latest technologies to shake up daily tasks and change the way we live and work. To find out more about how these and other family-owned businesses harness innovation and entrepreneurship, read Ian's chapter on 'family businesses in Business Families and Family Businesses' at (

Resolving commercial and private client disputes involving business partners and family members: Is there a better way?

Partnerships and family businesses often face the same challenges other businesses face but, because a different sort of personal relationship exists in a partnership or a family business, different considerations apply, especially when things go wrong. There’s a quintessential difference. In a business dispute there may be a relationship at stake. In a partnership or a family business, it is always at stake – and the same is invariably true with private client disputes. That means that even a straightforward commercial dispute is likely to involve an additional layer of complication. The dispute may be about business or legal issues

Resolving business disputes early - so that they don’t escalate into full-blown litigation

that your client and their partner/family might just benefit from someone independent coming in to knock heads together and keep them all safely on track. If you have any thoughts or questions about whether a mediation could help a client, please contact me in confidence. Globe Law and Business recently published the STEP Handbook Business Families and Family Businesses, a comprehensive guide for practitioners who advise business families and their professional advisers. Andrew co-wrote the chapter ‘Dealing with Conflict’ with Mark Lindley of Boodle Hatfield. For further details and to contact Andrew, please go to

Making mediation more user-friendly

help someone separate inexpensively without destroying themselves or their business. Or even to help them salvage their relationship and establish what changes are needed to make the relationship work better. But these are just my thoughts on what we could do differently. What do you think? Globe Law and Business recently published the STEP Handbook Business Families and Family Businesses, a comprehensive guide for practitioners who advise business families and their professional advisers. Andrew co-wrote the chapter ‘Dealing with Conflict’ with Mark Lindley of Boodle Hatfield. For further details and to contact Andrew, please go to

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international private client lawyer with a focus on governance for families, family businesses and family offices. The goal is to have smooth generational transitions and avoid conflict. She has been a partner at leading law firms and a member of several Boards. She is on the SPEARS 500 list for family office advisors. Ms. Hauser has authored and contributed to many books, including “International Family Governance: A Guide for Families & Their Advisors”, “International Estate Planning: A Reference Guide”, “Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions” (advisory editor), “Mommy, are we Rich? Talking to Children about Family Money” (co-author), and the Family Offices