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New Study Identifies Key Corporate Governance Differences Between Microcap & Larger Companies

A new study, “Microcap Board Governance,” conducted by Board Governance Research LLC and commissioned by the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi), examines the governance practices at 160 microcap companies, representing approximately ten percent of all companies with less than $300 million in market capitalization traded on a major U.S. stock exchange. Among the study’s key findings were: Microcaps typically

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Five Unique Risks of Dual Class Shares

Late last month, the SEC Investor Advisory Committee unanimously approved a recommendation calling for the SEC to require more disclosure from companies with dual-class shares. Noting significant increases in the number of public companies employing dual-class or other ‘entrenching governance structures,’ the Committee calls on the SEC’s division of corporate finance “to respond to the increase in dual-class and other

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