The Levant Family Business Podcast – Do You Need A Family Constitution?

Episode 3 – key insights on the topic of family constitutions in Lebanon.

Most successful and well-established family businesses have a family constitution. However, this document and practice has still not been widely adopted by Lebanese family businesses.  Episode 3 clearly and simply explains the key elements of family constitutions and provides a step-by-step approach for implementing a useful and family aligned constitution.


– What is a family constitution?
– How do you start the process of implementing a family constitution?
– What are the benefits and pitfalls of a family constitution?
Hosted by Cherine Debbas – co-founder of AGW Family Business Advisory and Farida El Agamy – General Manager of The Tharawat Family Business Forum.
A family constitution can be hard to define as there is no accepted international definition for the term. However, a family constitution is generally considered as a set of documents that regulate the relationship between family members of a business-owning family. Farida El Agamy
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