Basic Rules for Governing a Family Foundation

Setting up and governing a foundation is a relatively simple matter and a family foundation can be run in a virtually risk-free environment, provided proper procedures are followed at all times. Trustees should know the basic rules for governing a family foundation, which are discussed in this briefing paper.

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