The Unintended Consequences of  Ownership Transfer Planning

The Unintended Consequences of Ownership Transfer Planning

Three scenarios provide important lessons for attorneys and their clients

Passing a family business successfully across generations is a dauntingly complex undertaking. Typical executive succession challenges—such as identifying the business’ leadership needs, finding the right person, preparing the organization and executing the handoff—are amplified by the infusion of emotion into the process. Decisions about who gets what and who’s in charge are tied into complicated family relationships and have lo

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