Family enterprises are the most common form of business entity in the world.


Present in every sector and geography of the economy, these businesses have complex ownership, management and family configurations that require specialized knowledge and expert skills in order to effectively guide them along their developmental journey.  They may include operating entities or businesses with intellectual property, real estate and stock portfolios to trusts, foundations and endowments.


FGD Law has a long history of successful relationships with a range of privately-held businesses and family enterprises, most of which are small to mid-sized entities.


FGD Law is prepared to guide privately-held and family enterprises in the effective response and management of any number of key operating matters, such as:

  • Succession planning
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Private financings and investment funds
  • Securities
  • Banking relationships
  • Estates and trusts
  • Insurance
  • Governance structures and compliance
  • Board of director obligations and shareholder rights

Read more: Dispute Resolution for Family Enterprises and Private Partnerships

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