Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Partner and Chairman Scott E. Friedman’s Article Published by Invest Buffalo Niagara and Family Business Magazine
December 7, 2020 | Press Releases
BUFFALO, NY– Scott E. Friedman, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Partner, Chairman and Co-Team Leader of the firm’s Startups and Venture Capital and Family Business Practice Teams, was recently featured as a guest author in articles published by Invest Buffalo Niagara and Family Business Magazine.
Both articles discuss the unique challenges that family businesses continue to face in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the considerations and reconsiderations that must be taken into account if family businesses are to survive and succeed. In his blog, Scott suggests that family businesses take the following eight steps that are designed to help families remain vital and successful through these challenging times:
- Revisit Core Values
- Revisit Governance
- Revisit How Capital is Allocated
- Invest in the Future
- Intentionally Nurture Emotional Support
- Promote Healthy Lifestyles
- Revisit Your Succession Plan
- Revisit your Estate Plan
Working with entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors across the United States, and as local counsel for companies with headquarters in China, Canada, and Europe, Scott provides guidance on a range of issues, including strategy, financing, and innovation. His work also includes providing counsel on strategic joint ventures and other forms of cooperative agreements and his experience includes negotiating joint ventures with strategic partners in China, Europe, Israel, and Canada.
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