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