The AMEX has halted trading in the shares of NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group Inc (AMEX: NIV) and China Intelligent Lighting & Electronics Inc. (AMEX: CIL).
NYSE Regulation Inc., which operates the exchange, said it was seeking additional information from both companies.
“NYSE Regulation is evaluationg both the need for certain public disclosure, as well as the overall suitability for the continued listing of the Company’s common stock. In this regard, NYSE Regulation is in the process of requesting additional information from the Company in connection with such assessment,” the organization said in each of the halt orders.
According to Securities and Exchange Commission filings, the chief executive of NIVS IntelliMedia, Tianfu Li, is the brother of the chief executive of China Intelligent Lighting, Xuemei Li.