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The Finer Things in Life – By Alain Mestat

The Finer Things in Life – By Alain Mestat

Alain Mestat is the Managing Partner at PassionProtect® & Luxinvest Securities and a  Certified Independent Director. He is also the President LAFA – Luxembourg Art and Finance Association How would you define All Things Luxury? The first things which come to mind are: Rarity, exceptional, refinement, craftsmanship, tailor-made and quality […]

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Do Startups Need to Worry About Succession Planning?  By Vikram Upadhyaya – Chief Mentor at GHV Accerlerato

Do Startups Need to Worry About Succession Planning? By Vikram Upadhyaya – Chief Mentor at GHV Accerlerato

Why is it that we don’t see too many businesses talk of or focus on succession planning in spite of the fact that finding the right successor can be an arduous and time consuming process and has a direct impact on the longevity of the business? There is no dearth […]

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​Keep your Family Business insulated from Family Feuds​

​Keep your Family Business insulated from Family Feuds​

Take a look at any Indian trade, right from roadside establishments to huge business enterprises, and you will find that family businesses are ubiquitous. While there are several benefits to being involved in a family-owned business, there are bound to be disagreements when there are different members and opinions at […]

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Gunshots, Litigation and  Heartbreak – How To Avoid Disputes  In Family Businesses – By Rosalyn Breedy, Partner, Wedlake Bell

Gunshots, Litigation and Heartbreak – How To Avoid Disputes In Family Businesses – By Rosalyn Breedy, Partner, Wedlake Bell

The following article about some vexed issues around family business disputes comes from Rosalyn Breedy, corporate and financial services partner at Wedlake Bell. The issues she raises in this article have global significance so we hope readers across the regions this news service serves will find this item stimulating. As […]

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A Life of Dharma – By Gaurav Mehta

A Life of Dharma – By Gaurav Mehta

Gaurav Mehta is the Founder of Dharma Life, which aims to serve the needs of rural households through a socially affordable retail network. A graduate from London Business School, he is also the Managing Director of the Gajam Group GmbH, a private equity firm  I grew up in Germany. My […]

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A DELICIOUS SUCCESS STORY

A DELICIOUS SUCCESS STORY

Our consulting Editor, Shubra Krishan, spoke to Vishal Jindal, Founder-Partner, Biryani by Kilo Vishal Jindal comes from a family that understands and loves business. His father and brother were together in Bharatiya Electronics Pvt. Ltd, a company they founded and nurtured together. Vishal’s wife Shalini, always a motivating and guiding […]

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Balance of Power  in a Family Business  – Key facts

Balance of Power in a Family Business – Key facts

In the Indian work sector, dynastic conglomerates can be said to be the norm rather than exceptions. This is also one of the oldest models of trade organisation, and history is proof of the success of such models. However, this kind of business setup has its unique set of challenges.  […]

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Taha Coburn-Kutay, Chair UK Asian  Business Council, speaks about his  journey from India to the UK

Taha Coburn-Kutay, Chair UK Asian Business Council, speaks about his journey from India to the UK

You are the Chairman of the UK Asian Business Council. Are there an differences between the Family Business Owners in Asia, in India and in the UK? Could you explain briefly? Being the Chairman of UK Asian Business Council I come across various kind of family run businesses and all […]

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Keep these in mind  to avoid financial instability in your Family Business

Keep these in mind to avoid financial instability in your Family Business

Among the many challenges faced by family businesses in India, the possibility of finances spiralling out of control is a real threat. Even big business names like Mallya and Sahara have undergone financial instability with all plans going bust. However, this is not an inevitable prospect, simply keep these few […]

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The curse of family businesses

The curse of family businesses

in Bollywood By Juggi Bhasin It is no surprise that when we think of nepotism in family businesses in India we don’t think of steel, fertilizer, hosiery, cricket bats. We instantly think of Bollywood.  Why do other businesses escape the stain of public contempt and Bollywood stands out as a […]

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