Internationalization of Stock Markets: Potential Problems for United States Shareholders

Ehrlich, John H. | January 1, 1986

Despite considerable advance publicity, the internationalization of the world’s stock markets remains in the incipient stage of development. Nonetheless, the exchange of capital across international borders through the purchase and sale of equity securities is likely to continue. This Comment will explore the potential problems faced by United States shareholders when the corporations in which they own stock list and offer equity securities on stock exchanges in foreign countries.