Dick Patten

President, American Family Institute, US

Sessions: Day 1, Track A Tax and law issues in ownership transfers: Critical tax issues, ”The importance of family businesses in the US and the death tax.”

Dick Patten comes from a multi-generation family business background and he is the Executive Director of the American Family Business Institute, a nation-wide organization of family business owners devoted to the permanent repeal of the Federal Estate Tax (also known as the “Death Tax”). Under his leadership the AFBI has gained a dominant role in the Death Tax repeal battle in US.