Without robust governance structures, the appointment of external board members might bring very little benefit

A governance code of conduct has been proposed for Italian family businesses – it’s about time

Boards of directors need to take more responsibility for cyber security…here are some ideas how

Some billion dollar companies flourish without boards of directors

Research shows that British family firms were less likely to go bust in the recession, and that it might be down to the way they are governed. 

New rules say that Indian firms have to have at least one woman on the board. Many have failed to comply, and others have appointed family members. Does that matter? 

Research shows that power is becoming concentrated at large American companies. For all their inefficiencies, family firms don’t have the same problem.