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Legislation, weak economy make it difficult for Mississippi companies to go public

The last Mississippi company to go public was The First Bancshares Inc. in 1996. Only four Mississippi-based companies have gone public since 1950. And since the 1990s, the number of public companies in Mississippi has dropped a significant amount. Experts say the reason more companies in Mississippi and elsewhere in the country aren’t going public is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. “Sarbanes ...

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Read April 16 issue of the MBJ online

>> RICK CLEVELAND SHIFTS GEARS Longtime sports columnist to head Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum — By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> SEARCH CONTINUES FOR DOR HQ No likelihood this session of securing the move of Department of Revenue into Jackson — by Ted Carter >> LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT HORNE Ridgeland CPA firm taps Joe Havens as ...

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