Companies List Overseas To Cut Costs, Compliance

Law360, New York (November 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- When a small company decides to raise funds, going public is often one of its best options. But since listing on a U.S. exchange can result in high compliance and corporate governance costs, many companies have begun to look across the Atlantic, where more relaxed listing requirements may translate to higher profits.

Small companies that in the past may have looked to the Nasdaq or the Amex for their initial public offerings are increasingly deciding to list on the Alternative Investment Market, an arm of the...
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