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Piacente Co-Sponsors DFIN Seminars Featuring EVP Ross Warner

Piacente Financial Communications was honored to co-sponsor Donnelley Financial Solutions’  (DFIN) Summer Seminars: Hot Topics in U.S. Listings in the Post-pandemic Period, held in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. These events featured a lineup of distinguished speakers and thought leaders from the capital markets ecosystem including Deutsche Bank, Kirkland Law, Han...

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Piacente Co-Sponsors BNY Mellon Conference Asia Pacific Featuring EVP Ross Warner

In May 2023, Piacente had the honor of co-sponsoring the BNY Mellon Depositary Receipt Issuers’ Conference Asia Pacific for the third time. Held this year in Bali, Indonesia, this influential event brought together an accomplished group of issuers, investors, advisors and other investment industry experts from Asia Pacific and worldwide...

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Piacente Co-Sponsors Bloomberg ESG Symposium Featuring Managing Director Jenny Cai

As the concepts of sustainability and green development take root in the investment world and beyond, public companies are increasingly looking to their investor relations (IR) departments and advisors to craft impactful ESG narratives that resonate with the investment community. To promote the IR industry’s transformative role in this influential...

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Piacente EVP Jenny Cai Featured at 36Kr’s Game Changers’ Club Seminar

On March 31, 2023, Piacente’s Executive Vice President, Jenny Cai, was a featured speaker at 36Kr Holdings Inc.’s Game Changers’ Club Seminar in Shanghai. Jenny joined a distinguished group of thought leaders from capital market advisory firms including Nasdaq, King & Wood Mallesons, Jingtian & Gongcheng and PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian...

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Piacente Featured on O’Dwyer’s PR News

Piacente Group Works Big Chinese IPO The Piacente Group handled the $2.4B IPO of Shanghai-based Hesai Technology, which is the largest public offering in the US of a Chinese company since 2021. Hesai makes laser-based sensors for automakers and autonomous driving companies. Bob McCooey, Asia-Pacific chair at NASDAQ, told the Financial...

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PCAOB Secures Complete Access to Inspect Chinese Firms

Hurrah! The U.S. Public Company Account Oversight Board (PCAOB) today announced that for the first time in history, PCAOB has successfully obtained complete access to inspect and investigate registered public accounting firms headquartered in mainland China and Hong Kong. This major milestone in U.S. and Chinese regulators’ mutual efforts to...

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Piacente Partners with IR Magazine’s Forum & Awards for Greater China and Southeast Asia

For the second consecutive year, Piacente was proud to partner with IR Magazine as a sponsor of their Forum & Awards for both the Greater China and Southeast Asia regions, held virtually in December 2022. These events are among the IR industry’s most respected, featuring discussion panels, presentations and lively...

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Tiger Brokers Hosts IR Webinar Featuring Piacente SVP Helen Wu

Piacente’s Senior Vice President, Helen Wu, was recently featured in Tiger Brokers’ webinar on effective investor relations practices and accurate disclosure in the current volatile market environment. Alongside Wang Zheng, counsel at Latham & Watkins, Helen shared her expert insights and Piacente’s impactful IR strategies with a presentation on critical...

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PCAOB Completes First On-Site Audit Inspection

Bloomberg reported today that the U.S. Public Company Account Oversight Board (PCAOB) in Hong Kong has completed their first on-site audit inspection of Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. Per PCAOB’s announcement in August, the work was to begin in mid-September with determinations to be issued by year-end. Parties familiar...

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

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 Mainland China and Hong Kong. Thru put begins next month. For reference: From...