The Grass is Not Always Greener

This article by Foley & Lardner from Mondaq (free subscription required) explains that would be Googles looking to go public might want to think twice about the consequences, stating:

"Concerns over the high costs of complying with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other corporate governance reforms are causing an increasing number of public companies -- especially small- and mid-cap companies -- to consider going private."