Ownership vs Control

The recent news of succession planning at 21st Century Fox brings an interesting issue to light. On Thursday, the Guardian reported that James Murdoch will succeed Rupert Murdoch as CEO at 21st Century Fox.  At the same time, Rupert and Lachlan will become executive co-chairmen. The interesting thing about the Murdoch family’s control of Fox is that it relies on a dual-voting structure in …