Why a Non-U.S. Company Would Voluntarily Subject Itself to SEC Reporting Requirements

Most directors and officers of non-U.S. companies cringe at the thought of subjecting their company to the U.S. securities laws, especially the onerous requirements that were imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and subsequent regulation. However, there are certain benefits to non-U.S. companies if they register their common stock or other class of securities under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).

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