(Definition of Financial Reports and Regulations Governing Their Preparation)
The term "financial reports" as used in this Act means the financial reports prepared by issuers, securities firms, and stock exchanges that are to be filed periodically with the Competent Authority in compliance with Acts and regulations.
Regulations governing the preparation of financial reports with respect to the content, scope, procedures, preparation, and other matters to be complied with for the financial reports referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be prescribed by the Competent Authority, and Chapters IV, VI, and VII of the Business Entity Accounting Act shall not apply to those financial reports.
The financial reports referred to in paragraph 1 shall be signed or stamped with the seal of the chairperson, managerial officer, and accounting officer, who shall also produce a declaration that the report contains no misrepresentations or nondisclosures.
The accounting officer referred to in the preceding paragraph shall possess certain qualifications and shall receive continuing professional education while holding the position. Regulations governing the qualifications of an accounting officer, the minimum hours of continuing education required, and the qualifications required of the institution offering the continuing education curriculum shall be prescribed by the Competent Authority.
When a company whose stock is listed for trading on the stock exchange or over-the-counter securities exchange prepares its annual financial report in accordance with paragraph 2, it shall additionally disclose relevant information, including the company's remuneration policy, the average salary of all the company's employees and any adjustments thereto, and the remuneration of the directors and supervisors, in accordance with the regulations prescribed by the competent authority.