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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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This becomes even more important in case of listed companies because they have the public's stake.
Since, it is a newly introduced requirement for listed companies, therefore, the SECP intends to raise awareness among them for future compliance.
This provision has been added to the Act to ensure effective compliance by listed companies at a reduced cost,' the SECP spokesman said.
Felizmenio hopes to come up with a decision for existing listed companies by the first quarter of next year.
By recognizing excellence in corporate governance, we hope to encourage more listed companies and trading participants to continue to enhance and strengthen their CG standards and practices and to set higher sustainability goals in their operations,' said PSE president and chief executive Ramon S.
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They pointed out that the requirement for listed companies to disclose the payees of dividends is unreasonable because under the current capital market structure, compliance of listed companies with the subject regulations is dependent on the voluntary and accurate disclosure of third parties.
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The Tokyo Stock Exchange urged its listed companies Monday to refrain from carrying out large-scale stock splits, saying they could make stock prices too volatile, attracting excessive speculative trading.
The whole idea of capital markets and public stock exchanges is to provide the means for the efficient reallocation of individual savings (of which Japan has an abundance) into publicly listed companies through the capital markets and the securities exchanges.