SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 25, 2016
PINGTAN MARINE ENTERPRISE LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
or other jurisdiction
18/F, Zhongshan Building A
No. 154 Hudong Road
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 86-10-6569-3988
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On August 25, 2016, Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME) (the “Company”) issued a press release to announce that a federal court had ordered a complete dismissal of a securities class action against the Company and entered a final judgment in its favor. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information furnished under this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
See the disclosure in Item 7.01 above.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated August 25, 2016|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereto duly authorized.
Dated: August 26, 2016
|Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.|
|By:||/s/ Xinrong Zhuo|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|