Dual Class Shares Around the Top Global Financial Centres

22 Pages Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last revised: 21 Jun 2016

Date Written: June 9, 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Xiao Huang, Flora, Dual Class Shares Around the Top Global Financial Centres (June 9, 2016). Journal of Business Law (Forthcoming); University of Leicester School of Law Research Paper No. 16/29. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2793605

Flora Xiao Huang (Contact Author)

Leicester Law School ( email )

University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH, LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

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