Family Business Governance

Participation in this online course meets the recommended best practice for continuing directors education prescribed in the Revised Corporation Code of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A large portion of the Philippine private sector is composed of family-owned and controlled corporations (FOCCs). Over time, these FOCCs face unique issues regarding corporate governance.


ICD aims to help FOCCs address these issues through the Family Business Governance course—a two-day seminar for family members, directors, key officers, and other stakeholders of family businesses.


   ○ Founders and family members of family-owned and controlled businesses seeking 

      sustainability through corporate governance framework


   ○ Entrepreneurs interested in corporate governance structures and best practices that

      promotes business sustainability


At the end of the course, participants are expected to:

Understand the importance

of corporate governance

Sustainably develop a successful family business across successive generations

Adopt a comprehensive family business governance framework

Draft a family charter


22 - 23 October 2020, (Thursday-Friday) | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

22 October 2020 - DAY 1

01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

03:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Module 1: The Family Business Governance System

What are the 3 governance dimensions that make up a family business eco-system?

Module 2: The Corporate Board in a Family Business

How do corporate boards create value in a family businesses?


Invest in your professional development.

PHP 9,500.00

inclusive of VAT



    5% if referred by           an ICD Member




Kalaw Sy Vida Selva & Campos

Atty. Teodoro Kalaw IV has been a partner of the Kalaw Sy Selva & Campos law firm since 2005. His practice focuses solely on the corporate governance and legal aspects of intellectual property, realty, and securities transactions; commercial
litigation and dispute resolution; and public policy representation. As one of the first and youngest Fellows of the Philippine Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Teddy has chaired ICD’s Family-Owned or Controlled Corporations Circle since 2007, where he was primarily responsible for creating and developing ICD’s Governance Framework for Family-Owned or Controlled Corporations. He has counseled on and taught the framework both locally and internationally, with the latter aspect particularly as a consultant to the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation for Indonesia in 2012. A Trustee of the Institute since May 2012, he also serves on its core faculty. He
is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, from which he obtained his Company Directors Course Diploma in 2010. He presently serves as the designated independent board director of the shipping and logistics firm
Gothong Southern, and is one of the few Filipinos who are fully certified in the Balanced Scorecard Strategic Performance Management by the co-founders of the process, Professors Norton and Kaplan of Harvard Business School.

He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1998, New York State Bar in 2002, and the Bar of the United States Supreme Court in 2011. Teddy received his Master of Laws (concentrations in corporate finance and electronic commerce) from Harvard Law
School in 2001. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1993 and his Juris Doctor degree, with 2nd Honors, from the same university in 1997. In 2015, He obtained a Master of Studies in
Sustainability Leadership at Wolfson College of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, with his dissertation as supervised by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership on “Integrating Sustainability Into Corporate Strategy and Governance in the Philippine Setting: A Comparative Study of Best Practices of Publicly-Listed Corporations Recognized for their Sustainability Leadership”. Accredited by the Global Reporting Initiative as a sustainability reporting trainer, he is
also a certified Sustainability Practitioner of the Institute of Certified Sustainability

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