|SEVEN STARS CLOUD GROUP, INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 08/14/2017|
Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc., Its Subsidiaries
and Variable Interest Entities
For the six months ended June 30, 2016, four suppliers individually accounted for more than 10% of the Company’s cost of revenues. Two suppliers individually accounted for 10% of the Company’s accounts payable as of June 30, 2016.
The Company relies on agreements with consumer electronics manufactures.
For the six months ended June 30, 2017, three suppliers individually accounted for more than 10% of the Company’s cost of revenues. Three suppliers individually accounted for more than 10% of the Company’s accounts payable as of June 30, 2017.
(d) Concentration of Credit Risks
Financial instruments that potentially subject the Company to significant concentration of credit risk primarily consist of cash and accounts receivable. As of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, the Company’s cash was held by financial institutions located in the PRC, Hong Kong and the United States that management believes have acceptable credit. Accounts receivable are typically unsecured and are mainly derived from revenues from the Company’s VOD content distribution partners, and smart sales products to customers. The risk with respect to accounts receivable is mitigated by regular credit evaluations that the Company performs on its distribution partners and its ongoing monitoring of outstanding balances.
(e) Foreign Currency Risks
A majority of the Company’s operating transactions are denominated in RMB and a significant portion of the Company’s assets and liabilities is denominated in RMB. RMB is not freely convertible into foreign currencies. The value of the RMB is subject to changes in the central government policies and to international economic and political developments. In the PRC, certain foreign exchange transactions are required by laws to be transacted only by authorized financial institutions at exchange rates set by the People’s Bank of China (“PBOC”). Remittances in currencies other than RMB by the Company in China must be processed through PBOC or other China foreign exchange regulatory bodies which require certain supporting documentation in order to complete the remittance.
Cash consist of cash on hand and demand deposits at banks, which are unrestricted as to withdrawal.
Time deposits, which mature within one year as of the balance sheet date, represent interest-bearing certificates of deposit with an initial term of greater than three months when purchased. Time deposits which mature over one year as of the balance sheet date are included in non-current assets.
Cash and time deposits maintained at banks consist of the following:
As of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016 deposits of $415,530 and $384,545 were insured, respectively. To limit exposure to credit risk relating to bank deposits, the Company primarily places bank deposits only with large financial institutions in the PRC, HK SAR, USA and Cayman with acceptable credit rating.
For our U.S. employees, during 2011, the Company began sponsoring a 401(k) defined contribution plan ("401(k) Plan") that provides for a 100% employer matching contribution of the first 3% and a 50% employer matching contribution of each additional percent contributed by an employee up to 5% of each employee’s pay. Employees become fully vested in employer matching contributions after six months of employment. Company 401(k) matching contributions were approximately approximately $904 and $2,100 for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 respectively and $1,000 and $2,000 for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016 respectively.
Full time employees in the PRC participate in a government-mandated defined contribution plan pursuant to which certain pension benefits, medical care, unemployment insurance, employee housing fund and other welfare benefits are provided to employees. PRC labor regulations require the Company to make contributions based on certain percentages of the employees’ basic salaries. Other than