THU 12TH DEC 2019


Bringing the family business community together

Adviser Profile - Barbara Hauser

Barbara Hauser

Company: Barbara R Hauser LLC

Sector: Professional Services

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  • Core Activities
  • Consultant

Company Description

Services include independent advice about:

  • Global Holdings: Are there tax issues? Are there inheritance issues? Are the right documents in place?
  • Off-shore trusts: Can you benefit? Where should it be? Who is the right trustee?
  • Family Offices: Do you have one? Should you have one? How should it be organized? What should it do?
  • Generational Transfers: Will the business continue? Will the wealth continue? Will the family continue?
  • Family Governance: Do you have a constitution? Do you have a Family Council? Do you laugh together?


  • More than 25 years working with families
  • Working in many countries (including Europe, Japan and Saudi Arabia)
  • (past) Partner in law firms
  • (past) Bank executive and consultant
  • (past) Professor of law (comparative legal systems)
  • Active in global networks
  • Author and speaker


  • Ranked in "Top 100 Private Advisors" by European list
  • Wellesley College
  • U. of Pennsylvania Law School (Law Review)
  • Clerk at the United States Supreme Court
  • Founder of International Succession Laws Commission(l'Union Internationale des Avocats)
  • Academician, International Academy of Estate & Trust Law
  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Family Firm Institute
  • Collaboration for Family Flourishing