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Article NO. Content

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Corporate Governance Best-Practice Principles for Securities Firms  CH

Amended Date: 2019.01.14 
Categories: Corporate Governance
Article 30     A securities firm shall engage professional and competent legal counsel to provide adequate legal consultation services to the company, or to assist in the endeavor by the directors, the supervisors and the management to improve their knowledge of the law, for the purposes of preventing any infraction by the company or its staff of laws or regulations, and ensuring the corporate governance matters will proceed pursuant to the relevant legal framework and the prescribed procedures.
    In the event that the directors, supervisors or the management are involved in litigation as result of performing his or her duties as provided by the law or arising from shareholders disputes, depending on the circumstances the company shall retain legal counsel to provide assistance.
    The audit committee or its members who are independent directors may act on behalf of the company to appoint a lawyer, accountant or other professional to perform necessary reviews or provide consultations on matters relating to exercise of powers, with the costs to be borne by the company.