The shareholders shall be entitled to profit distributions by the company. In order to ensure the shareholders' investment interests, the shareholders' meeting may according to Article 184 of the Company Act, examine the statements and books prepared and submitted by the board of directors and the audit reports submitted by the audit committee or supervisors, and may decide, by resolution, profit distributions and deficit off-setting plans. In order to proceed with the above examination, the shareholders' meeting may appoint an inspector.
The shareholders may, according to Article 245 of the Company Act, apply with the court to select an inspector in examining the accounting records and assets of the company.
The board of directors, audit committee or supervisors and managers of a securities firm shall fully cooperate in the examination conducted by the inspectors in the aforesaid two paragraphs without any obstruction, rejection or circumvention.