Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Credit: Flickr When Donald Trump was president, he signed a bill into law that could eventually delist Chinese stocks from U.S. exchanges if they fail to comply with American accounting standards. “The time has come to take firm action... to put an end to the practice that has tacitly permitted companies with significant Chinese operations to flout protections United States law requires,” he wrote at the time. Less than a year out of office, Trump reached an agreement to bring his own new media company to the public markets via a trendy corporate maneuver that sidesteps regulatory oversight. To do so, he has teamed up with a China-based firm that has landed in hot water with American regulators over its moves to list companies linked to China on U.S. exchanges. At the center of this flurry of China-related listings — some more successful than others — lies ARC Capital, a mid-market, Shanghai-based investment bank, which specializes in bringing Chinese companies to U.S. exchangeSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.