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DEFINITION of 'Admission Board'

The representatives of a particular stock exchange who determine whether a company will be allowed to list its shares on that exchange. An exchange's admission board establishes the exchange's listing requirements, ensures that listed stocks comply with those requirements and makes decisions about when a stock should be delisted.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Admission Board'

The admission board's requirements for listed companies may include: the submission of two to three previous years' worth of financial statements, the issuance of a prospectus and the meeting or exceeding of minimum requirements for total market value, number of shares outstanding and share price. The board's guidelines and decisions must comply with securities regulations established by the government. An exchange's admission board generally consists of high-level executives such as CEOs, CFOs, directors, vice presidents and partners from a variety of major companies.

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