Commentary #1 on Professionalizing the Business Family (A research report sponsored by the FFI 2086 Society)
This week, we are pleased to share the first in a series of commentaries by members of the FFI 2086 Society about a recently released report sponsored by the group titled, “Professionalizing the Business Family: The Five Pillars of Competent, Committed and Sustainable Ownership.”
Case Study: The Seibu Group – The fall of the Seibu Empire
Thanks to this week’s contributor, Morio Nishikawa, for providing this case study about the Seibu Group, a Japanese family-owned business that faced a variety of legal challenges beginning in 1993 as the country’s laws changed, and the company’s practices and protocols were not updated.
Family Businesses in Germany – total lack of trust(s)?
For advisors working with family business clients operating across multiple countries, it is important to keep informed about jurisdictional differences and how they could impact your clients.
Applied Research and An Invitation
Welcome to the first issue of FFI Practitioner in 2020.