A quoted company can trade its shares on the Stock Exchange. As at June 2002 there were 243 companies listed on the CSE. These companies have been divided into 20 sectors based on their main businesses. Companies listed on the CSE enjoy a number of benefits including tax concessions, shareholder protection through CSE and SEC regulations, and the ability to raise additional funds through share issues. Any violation of or non-compliance with any CSE listing requirement may cause a company to be de-listed.