One of the more difficult areas of estate planning is providing for a mentally or physically disabled beneficiary. The Issue In most situations, a mentally or physically disabled beneficiary is,…

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Family businesses are a critical contributor to the Canadian economy. The Alberta Business Family Institute has found that family businesses employ six million workers, create 70% of jobs in North…

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Abstract This paper seeks to help bridge the theory-practice spectrum of family business conflict with a model for analyzing family firm conflict entitled the Family Business Conflict Code.  Following a…

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Introduction to the Family Office What is a family office? A family office is a means by which a family coordinates its financial affairs. The need or wish for a…

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