January 7, 2013

Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk, to Participate as Judge in 8th Annual China Business Plan Competition in Beijing

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Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk, to Participate as Judge in 8th Annual China Business Plan Competition in Beijing

New York, January 7, 2013 – Drew Bernstein, co-managing partner of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk, will participate as a judge in the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s 8th Annual China Business Plan Competition to be held Peking University in China on January 8th. The competition will be delivered in partnership with the Peking University Guanghua School of Management in Beijing, China where the event will take place.

The annual China Business Plan Competition is designed to encourage the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship within China. Teams of top MBA students from the University of Maryland, Peking University, Tianjin University, Zhejiang University, and the Technion-Israeli Institute of Technology will compete for $10,000 in cash prizes. Business plan entries will include ideas that either take place in China or leverage Chinese resources.

This is the third time Mr. Bernstein, an alumnus of the University of Maryland Business School, will participate as a judge in the competition.

“China is an important hub for entrepreneurship with a growing economy, and I am very honored to be invited to participate in this event and interact with budding entrepreneurs from around the world who are developing innovative business ideas for China,” said Mr. Bernstein. “These students are working to create actionable ideas through enhanced knowledge of global markets and are building their skills to become our future leaders.”

About Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP
Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk (MarcumBP), a PCAOB-registered firm, provides a full range of audit and assurance, tax and transaction advisory services for clients in a variety of industries throughout the world. With offices in New York, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hangzhou, MarcumBP provides the expertise, cultural understanding and support needed to efficiently serve and advise our clients. MarcumBP currently provides services to over 30 clients in the China market.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation. Ranked among the top 15 firms, Marcum LLP offers the resources of 1,000 professionals, including over 125 partners, in more than 20 offices throughout New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, the Firm’s presence runs deep with full-service offices strategically located in major business markets. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, a family of organizations providing a comprehensive range of professional services including accounting and advisory, technology solutions, wealth management, and executive and professional recruiting. These organizations include Marcum LLP; Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP; MarcumBuchanan Associates LLC; Marcum Cronus Partners LLC; Marcum Financial Services LLC; Marcum Search LLC; and Marcum Technology LLC.

CONTACT: Drew Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, +1-646-442-4845, China Contact: 86-10-8518-7992, [email protected], or Ami Patel, Sr. Media Specialist, CCG Investor Relations, +1-646-833-3458, [email protected].