ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNET) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNET) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant
Item 4.01.

On September 25, 2019, management of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) communicated with its principal independent accountant, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP (“MarcumBP”), regarding the decision to dismiss MarcumBP. On October 7, 2019, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company made the final formal decision to approve the dismissal of MarcumBP as the Company’s principal independent accountant.

During the Company’s two most recent fiscal years ended December 31, 2017 and 2018, and any subsequent interim period through the date of MarcumBP’s dismissal, there were no: (1) disagreements between the Company and MarcumBP on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedures, which disagreements that, if not resolved to MarcumBP’s satisfaction, would have caused MarcumBP to make reference to the subject matter of the disagreement in connection with its report issued in connection with the audits of the Company’s financial statements, or (2) “reportable events” as described under Item 304(a)(1)(v)(A), (B) and (D) of Regulation S-K of the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, during the two fiscal years of the Company ended December 31, 2017 and 2018 or in any subsequent period up to the date of dismissal.

In September 2019, information came to MarcumBP’s attention that if further investigated may:

(d)       Exhibits:

16.1 Letter from Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, dated October 11, 2019.

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. Exhibit
EX-16.1 2 exh_161.htm EXHIBIT16.1 Exhibit 16.1       October 11,…
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About ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNET)

ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that conducts its primary businesses through its subsidiaries and operating entities (the variable interest entities (VIEs)). The Company is a business-to-businesses (B2B), integrated Internet technology company providing online-to-offline (O2O) sales channel expansion, precision marketing and the related data services for small and medium-sized enterprises, and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People’s Republic of China. Its segments include Internet advertising and TV advertising. Its services include preparing and publishing media enabled advertising and marketing campaigns for clients on the Internet, mobile phone, television and other communication channels; hosting mini-sites with online messaging and consulting functionalities; providing search engine marketing services; providing data services, and providing social networking and information sharing services to entrepreneurs.

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