One of the key topics discussed at the 13th European Corporate Governance Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, last October was Stewardship.
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.
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.
Senior advisor to KPMG on Family Business Intelligence, Christine Blondel discusses the different stages of succession planning within the family business.
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.
Some people grow up with the simplicity of father, mother, brother and sister. Many people, however are a part of families that are far more interesting and complicated than that.
KPMG Partner Miroslaw Grabarek, Head of KPMG Family Business in Poland, discusses the importance of the role played by Family Businesses in the Polish economy and underlines the added value provided by KPMG services to Family-owned businesses...
Christine blondel discusses family business succession and how procedures need to be carried through from generation to generation.
Private Enterprise partners Peter Siebels, Bill Noye and Dominic Pelligana provide an overview of the challenges faced by family businesses and how KPMG's Family Business Services team can help.
Have you thought about when you will hand over the reins of your family business (and are actively planning towards it) or, like many entrepreneurs, do you see this event as simply occurring at some future, arbitrary and undefined date?
Family businesses are larger than individual family members, argues Christophe Viellard, president of Hénokiens, a prestigious international association comprising a diverse range of well-known and established family businesses.
Family businesses offer a unique set of business governance practices and processes that demonstrate new ways of operations for their non-family counterparts.