Delisting


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Delisting

Removal of a company's security from listing on an exchange because the firm has not abided by specific regulations.

Delisting

The removal of a stock from trading on an exchange. Delisting occurs when a publicly-traded company violates the exchange's rules, or, more commonly, when the company ceases to meet listing requirements. For example, when a company's market capitalization falls below a certain level, it is in danger of delisting.
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Another big consequence falls on the directors and executive officers, as they are disqualified from being elected to such posts in any other company applying for listing within five years from the delisting of this company.
The reasons why companies might delist from a major stock exchange are controversial, as is whether delisting sends a positive, neutral, or negative signal to markets and investors.
However, the issuer must first ensure that it complies with any applicable state law or exchange rules for delisting, as well as notify both the exchange and the public that it plans to file Form 25.