December 7, 2018

Although a bit difficult to acknowledge, the fact remains that most families have faced conflict in their history. This is truer for families running a business, and if we look around us, we will realize that it is more pervasive instead of being limited to only large...

September 27, 2018

Verdict

On 6th September 2018, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and comprising Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, decriminalised homosexuality by partially striking d...

April 6, 2018

One of the long-standing debates of the modern- day world has been surrounding the right to die with dignity. While there could be multiple aspects of this debate, one legal aspect that has recently gained currency across the globe is that of a living Will. A Will in g...

December 14, 2017

Thirty- two years after it was abolished in India, Estate Tax is again under the limelight. Even though the murmurs of the Estate Tax returning had never quite died, in recent times, the noise has grown louder about its comeback.

What is an Estate Tax?

An Estate Tax is a...

November 3, 2017

One of the long-standing debates of the modern- day world has been surrounding the right to die with dignity. While there could be multiple aspects of this debate, one legal aspect that has recently gained currency across the globe is that of a living Will. A Will in g...

November 3, 2017

Family Offices still evoke mixed responses when it comes to how much is known about them. Usually, they are perceived as investment managing entities for the ultra-affluent, which is true to the extent that family offices in their initial form were, more or less, that....

September 28, 2017

According to a recent survey by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, there has been a significant increase in India’s diaspora population from 6.7 million in 1990 to 16 million in the year 2015 making it the largest in the world. The reason for thi...

September 28, 2017

Family Governance means an ongoing process that introduces transparency, accountability and inclusiveness in the way a family operates internally and in relationship to its business. It helps in maintaining equilibrium between stakeholder needs, ownership, business req...

July 21, 2017

What is an Estate Tax?

An Estate Tax is levied on the inherited portion of an estate of an heir if the value of such an inheritance exceeds an exclusion limit which has been set by the Law of the land. Different countries have several variations of it, and a different n...

July 21, 2017

Could one imagine a prosperous nation or even a successful corporation without good governance? No. But, when it comes to families owning those businesses, the notion of governance seems to have few takers. Whereas, the reality is that if you are a member of a business...

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