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public company

a registered company that can offer its shares to the public. Its memorandum of association must state that it is a public company, that its authorized capital is at least the authorized minimum (£50,000) and that its name ends with plc (or public limited company).
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Now in its seventh year, the "Chinese Securities Cup - Top 10 Chinese Listed Company in Competitiveness and Public Confidence" has been held since 2005.
According to the Stockholm Stock Exchange's listing agreement, a listed company must immediately disclose when the Board of Directors makes a decision to convene an extraordinary general meeting.
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As an independent listed company, we're looking forward to continuing to develop Catena and its real estate portfolio.
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In addition to this case the exchange stated that a listed company is not allowed to restrict its duty to disclose information in any way that conflicts the regulations of the exchange.
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In making that decision, the Board considered several factors, including the following: (a) the Company has a limited number of stockholders of record, (b) the costs associated with maintaining the Company's status as an AMEX listed company are outweighed by the benefits to the Company and its stockholders, (c) the limited volume of trading of the shares has resulted in the shares not providing a practical source of capital for the Company or liquidity for its stockholders, and (d) few analysts currently cover the Company and its shares on the AMEX.
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