control and finance of family assets

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

I did not declare my Foreign bank account in Belgium. What now?

By |December 9th, 2014|

I did not declare my Foreign bank account in Belgium. What now?
Declaration of foreign assets and income in Belgium
Obligations of Belgian tax residents to report foreign income and assets

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure 

By |December 9th, 2014|

A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term holding and preservation of family wealth.  
Trusts have been used for generations for the holding and preservation

Trust as a Family Holding Structure II (aspects of the Trust)

By |December 9th, 2014|

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure
Part II: Various aspects of the trust as a Family Holding Structure
A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term

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?

Charter for high net worth families. What for? And what are its contents?

By |October 20th, 2014|

Charter for high net worth families. What for? And what are its contents?
A Family Charter should not be looked at as a piece of literature to work on, perfect

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.

The best

External threads to middle eastern families in business

By |July 29th, 2014|

Common flaws in family business legal structures in the Middle East and the resulting risks
External threads to middle eastern families in business
Middle Eastern family business legal structures often reflect

Family Offices – What investors should know about them

By |July 28th, 2014|

Family Offices – What investors should know about them
A Family Office can help if the private wealth has become extensive and complex. Finding a suitable partner is essential. To

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