José Manuel Calavia, Professor of Mercantile Law at the University of Barcelona and co-director of the Master’s Degree in Business Law of the Institute for Lifelong Learning at the same center yesterday drew the lines of the specific organization that any family company should have to optimize its operation and guarantee its competitiveness . “The key to the success of this business model is in its correct government”, he said.

Calavia made these reflections during his entrance as academic of number of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), in a ceremony that was celebrated in Barcelona. The recipient read the inaugural speech “Gobierno y gestión en la empresa familiar” (Government and management in the family business). On behalf of RAED answered the full academician Joan Francesc Pont.