Family Governance and Charter

Multi-family office diversity

By |July 22nd, 2015|

The constantly increasing number of wealthy families has, over the past years, had a strong effect on demand for wealth management services. Ever more wealthy business owners and families

How to deal with the family business, finances and disputes?

By |October 20th, 2014|

1. Family Business Management
A Family business is the pillar of Family assets. A special attention should be given to it in a Family Charter. Who manages the Family Business?

How is a family Charter drafted? Can it be amended?

By |October 17th, 2014|

Drafting a Family Charter
The drafting of a Family Charter is not a difficult task, as long as its author is fully aware of what to provide in it.

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Why is Family Governance so Important (part IV)

By |September 30th, 2014|

Why is Family Governance so Important & How to Create it in Your Family?
Family Governance is how families make decisions together. If they create a good system, i.e. one that

Why is Family Governance so Important (part III)

By |September 30th, 2014|

Why is Family Governance so Important & How to Create it in Your Family?”
Family Governance is how families make decisions together. If they create a good system, i.e. one that

Why is Family Governance so Important (Part II)

By |September 30th, 2014|

Why is Family Governance so Important & How to Create it in Your Family?”
Family Governance is how families make decisions together. If they create a good system, i.e. one

What benefits do Liechtenstein foundations and trusts offer for asset protection and wealth preservation?

By |July 28th, 2014|

The advantages of Liechtenstein foundations and trusts for asset protection and wealth preservation include: (1) protection of privacy, (2) no pre-trial discovery proceedings, (3) generally no enforcement of foreign

Model Family Covenant – Part 2 of 2

By |July 28th, 2014|

Model Family Covenant – Part 2 of 2
Suggested format of a family covenant with different clauses, as may be relevant, part 2 of 2, clasues 8-16.
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Model Family Covenant – part 1 of 2

By |July 28th, 2014|

Model Family Covenant – part 1 of 2
Suggested format of a family covenant with different clauses, as may be relevant, part 1 of 2,clasues 1-8.
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Practical advice for the family-run enterprise

By |July 28th, 2014|

Practical advice for the family-run enterprise
1. Introduction
In Switzerland, as in many other countries, successful businesses are frequently managed and owned by families: a company once founded by an entrepreneurial