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PCAOB, CSRC and Ministry of Finance Sign Accounting Oversight Cooperation Agreement

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A very positive step! On Friday, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) signed a Statement of Protocol with China’s Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and Ministry of Finance governing inspections and investigations of audit firms based in China and Hong Kong. Thru put begins next month. For reference: • From PCAOB – https://pcaobus.org/news-events/news-releases/news-release-detail/pcaob-signs-agreement-with-chinese-authorities-taking-first-step-toward-complete-access-for-pcaob-to-select-inspect-and-investigate-in-china • From… Read more »

TPG Clients Receive Top Rankings from Institutional Investor

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Institutional Investor recently released its prestigious 2022 Asia (ex-Japan) Executive Team ranking, recognizing Asia’s CEOs, CFOs, Investor Relations Officers, and Investor Relations programs that best uphold corporate governance standards and facilitate investment into their company. TPG clients Xpeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV, HKEX: 9868), Bilibili Inc. (NASDAQ: BILI, HKEX: 9626), Xiaomi Corp. (HKEX: 1810), Everest Medicines… Read more »

Empowering Women in Business

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TPG has a long history of empowering women in business. Join us June 29 in supporting the Women Empowerment Council at their Women Empowerment Awards in China Ceremony, held online from 12:30-2:00pm Beijing time. The awards seek to showcase trailblazing individuals and innovative companies that have demonstrated a robust commitment to promoting women in the… Read more »

TPG-Bloomberg Forum: Integrating ESG & Sustainability into Your IR Program

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Join us Wednesday, April 20 at 4:00pm BJT, as TPG and Bloomberg co-host an informative online presentation and panel session discussing ways IR professionals can address investor concerns around ESG and sustainability in their investor relations programs. Hear and learn from a variety of capital market veterans, including TPG’s Brandi Piacente and Jenny Cai, as… Read more »

PCAOB Adopts Rule to Create Framework for HFCAA Determinations

On September 22, The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) adopted a new rule related to the PCAOB’s responsibilities under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act. Read about it here: https://pcaobus.org/news-events/news-releases/news-release-detail/pcaob-adopts-rule-to-create-framework-for-hfcaa-determinations

Finalist – 2021 Outstanding Woman Leader of the Year Award

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We are proud to announce that our president and founder, Brandi Piacente, has been named as a top-five finalist for the 2021 American Chamber of Commerce in China Outstanding Woman Leader of the Year Award. The award recognizes a senior female executive who has become a successful and influential leader in her chosen field and… Read more »

The Future of Chinese Listed Companies on U.S. Exchanges

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In February, the law school at Columbia University hosted a webinar discussing the timely topic, The Future of Chinese Listed Companies on U.S. Exchanges. Columbia University is the alma mater of TPG president, Brandi Piacente. During the session, panel experts exchanged views on the current state of affairs, offered practical ideas for overcoming roadblocks and… Read more »

TPG: Market Leader in 2020

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We are proud to have led the market in 2020 in China-based US-listed IPOs. 2020 was a turbulent year for the markets and we are grateful for the trust we’ve earned over 15+ years partnering with leading management teams in China to tell their stories to the Street. https://crm.marcumbp.com/china-accounting-insights/chinese-companies-continued-to-flock-to-u.s.-2020

TPG INSIGHTS – Green Bonds: A Developing Trend in Worldwide Bond Markets

The Green, Social and Sustainability Bond market has grown tremendously in recent years. Here we discuss the latest trends in Green Bonds, what types of investors typically buy them and what IR professionals should consider before their Company’s issuances of this kind of debt. Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds by definition are defined by how… Read more »

Best Practices: Digital and Visual Investor Relations Support (Part 3)

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By Christopher Chu, Vice President, The Piacente Group We conclude this three-part series with some checklists that may help you in your journey towards integrating visual elements and multi-disciplinary digital practices with your IR program. Pragmatically, “best practices IR,” is choosing between following what one’s peers have repeated in the past, and deemed permissible by… Read more »