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Family Business
When family business owners are determined to force another owner out of the business, they tend to get sneaky and play loose with the rules –to the point that they end up jeopardizing the business itself. On this episode of Divided Dynasties, Mark Briol and Scott Benson delve into a specific case, McGrath v. MICO, to share the telltale signs...
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In high-asset divorce cases, the financial issues are often complex, requiring the proper valuation of businesses or other assets, consideration of prenuptial agreements or estate plans, asset and income tracing, and alleged hidden assets or fraud.  When you are the world’s biggest power couple, even more is at stake. On this episode, Mark Briol and...
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Drawing on real-life scenarios like the Kardashian family, our hosts highlight the hard truth of sibling rivalry within family business. From sharing every secret with each other, to sharing a business together, siblings can easily become a family business’s biggest nightmare. On this episode of Divided Dynasties, our experts Mark Briol and Scott Benson delve...
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During episode 2 of the Divided Dynasties podcast, Mark Briol and Scott Benson discuss how family business members can establish parameters for orderly succession and how to effectively broach the prospect of leadership change with a company founder. Plus, they explain how a legal team can even the playing field for minority shareholders navigating the treacherous waters of power transfer.
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On episode one, Mark and Scott outline the first questions that family business owners should ask themselves when considering litigation. Plus, they explain what makes family business unique, the importance of following corporate formalities and some of the best and worst cases they have litigated.
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