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  • Family-owned Forever 21 files for bankruptcy, billionaire Carlos Slim’s company confident over Mexican TV licence and Fiji Water billionaires gift $750 million for climate change research.

  • CampdenFB has featured many of the leading lights in the family business and family office space over its 75 issues. Here we take a look at some of the icons in the world of business families plus the up-and-comers taking the community into the 21st century

  • Families looking to formalise their governance structure should ensure all next generation members are involved in the process so they can voice ideas for their future and contribute to the terms, says next gen Marie-Amelie Jacquet.

  • Hotel magnate Barron Hilton dies age 91, Volkswagen chief executive faces criminal charges in Germany over ‘dieselgate’ and billionaire Uniqlo founder fears Brexit could turn UK into the ‘sick man of Europe’.

  • With the might of the Chinese government supporting them, family businesses in China have flourished in the last 40 years. But while business is thriving, many are facing succession challenges borne from a lack of heirs willing to take the helm. Susan Lingeswaran takes a look

  • Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy as settlement talks stall, family-owned Geely takes stake in German flying taxi start-up and Oracle’s Larry Ellison steps in to save daughter’s film production company.

  • Tetra Pak billionaire Hans Rausing dies age 93, Billionaire Uniqlo founder wants to be succeeded by a woman and Marvel superheroes rescue Lego sales.

  • Asian family offices prioritise wealth management over succession planning and governance, says the managing partner of a Hong Kong-based private multifamily office.

  • With more billionaires now than any other region, Asia has the potential to become a world leader in philanthropic giving, but is it really that easy? Susan Lingeswaran explores the intricacies of giving among the world’s fastest-growing economies

  • Sackler family offers up to $12 billion to settle opioid lawsuits, Lego family fund poaches Google director to join board and Asia’s richest families join the call to end Hong Kong unrest.

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