Two of VG Directors, Paul Roper and Ian Murphy, have released a new book called The Practical Guide for Wealthy Families and Family Offices with contributions from leading tax, finance and legal industry figures.

Appealing to a global audience, the authors ask what money could mean to wealthy families. Is achieving wealth the end game? If not, what purpose does wealth serve and how do wealthy families make it more meaningful for themselves, their families and communities, now and in the future.

This second edition covers the latest developments in the family wealth arena including new chapters on ESG, blockchain, philanthropy and AI.

Designed to be of practical use, the book has case studies of real family successes and failures; it explores the concept “mind legacy” - how families inculcate their successful mindset and values in the next generation of wealth; and it includes a series of practical exercises called “catalyst cards”, helping families to address or pre-empt typical challenges and issues they face.

Paul Roper, Director of Private Wealth commented: “It was a pleasure working with my co-authors and contributors. We are proud to offer something meaningful and different. We hope that families and their advisors across the world will find useful references and a refreshing perspective through the guide.”


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