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The 2019 Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce a wide-variety of educational sessions for this year’s conference in Miami.

Read “Longevity in the Family Business Context: Implications for Leadership and Succession” by FFI President, Judy Green and Patricia Annino as recently published in Tharawat Magazine

Practitioner's Choice

Welcome to the first issue of the 2019 FFI Practitioner. What better way to look forward than to talk with one of the founders of the family enterprise field? We hope you enjoy this interview with David Bork, a legend in the field and, 50 years later, still a pioneer.

Panta rhei. Everything flows and evolves. And family businesses are no exception. From the first-generation founder firm to a real family firm in later generations, and from a single business firm to a complex portfolio business. In some instances, that transition in the family firm – from one to many businesses – happens rather suddenly, in a revolutionary way. Such transformations usually require a few key elements: a natural entrepreneur in the later generations of the family and… a major liquidity event that financially enables the transformation. Marta Widz and

In this week’s FFI Practitioner, Eva Wathén examines the importance of culture within family enterprises and explores some of the differences between the cultures of family-owned and nonfamily-owned enterprises.

From Our Readers

“FFI Practitioner remains the gold standard of publications for professionals working with family business clients. The authors of the weekly editions are experts in their fields and the information is presented in a concise format, making their insights easily applicable in practice. This is a must read for anybody working with a family business!”

Adib Rashid

NXL Partners Inc, Canada

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Resource Management, LLC

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