US firm Marcum and Bernstein & Pinchuk
have combined their Chinese practices to form Marcum Bernstein and

The newly merged firm will have 75 staff in
four offices across China. It will mainly serve Chinese companies
that are publicly traded or in the process of becoming publicly
traded on US stock exchanges.

Marcum Bernstein and Pinchuk China operations
will be inspected by the US Public Company Accounting Oversight
Board and the merger takes effect 1 January 2011.

Marcum is a Leading Edge Alliance member firm
and Bernstein & Pinchuk is an independent member of the BDO
Seidman Alliance.