Dual Class Shares Around the Top Global Financial Centres
Journal of Business Law (Forthcoming)
22 Pages Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last revised: 21 Jun 2016
Date Written: June 9, 2016
Dual class shares (DCS) offer additional classes of shares that provide holders with greater voting rights. The paper aims to investigate why leading financial centres have different attitudes towards DCS, with a focus on the recent reforms of their company law and listing rules with respect to DCS.
Keywords: dual-class shares, financial centre, shareholder voting, stock exchange, listing rules, company law
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