Investors and entrepreneurs always require flexible and commercial advice, and for some, learning from many different markets and geographies gives them additional advantage and opportunity.
With fast moving growth opportunities harder to find and secure, the challenges of building businesses and investing in them throw out different needs and demands. Many are watching their portfolios and liquidity situations, whilst dealing with family pressures and increased financial demands, as well as the welfare of employees and commercial relationships. This includes the pressures around decisions to make extended family loans or not.
For some business families, the current crisis has raised issues of succession, and the opportunities of transferring assets whilst valuations are low. For others, the situation has meant that the focus is on the future - the plans for the business and the family portfolios and the need for different decision makers. Here, you can put in place a family charter to explain how you wish the family to respond in the future, for example what types of investment and acquisitions you expect them to make, be it philanthropic or purely commercial in their nature; right through to how you wish the family to communicate and behave following any loss of capacity. We can help with all of this.
We are here also to support you with your capital, financing and fund raising plans as well as any recovery issues you might have, like unexpected investment losses, or insurance claims or rare situations like loans against art or other collectable assets – if you have to raise funds against your investments and assets.
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Asian Legal Business, eprivateclient and Legal Monitor report on the firm's appointment of a new Family team in Hong Kong
The firm has added a new family team in Hong Kong, including the hire of Lisa Wong as Partner.
Charles Russell Speechlys welcomes new Family team in Hong Kong
We are delighted to welcome a new Family team in Hong Kong, including the hire of Lisa Wong as Partner.
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Stéphane de Lassus
Stéphane de Lassus interviewed by Le Figaro on the Paris office's ability to advise on both private and professional assets
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eprivateclient and Circle2Success report on Felicity Chapman’s relocation to the Cheltenham office to expand the firm’s Family law offering
Felicity Chapman has relocated to the firm's Cheltenham office to deal with increased client demand.
Ingrid Saffin writes for eprivateclient on private capital, responsible business, and investing in the high street
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Rethinking Museum Governance
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Family offices lead the way in engaging new generations
Sarah Jane Boon
Sarah Jane Boon writes for the Financial Times' Your Questions on whether financial claims can be pursued after an ex-spouse's death
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Saying "I don't" - raising the minimum age for marriage
Lisa-Jane Dupernex writes for eprivateclient on the need to review succession planning for French assets
Is it time to review succession planning for French assets following the introduction of a new law in France on 1 November 2021?