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Amended Article

Title:

Regulations Governing The Use Of Trading Information  CH

Amended Date: 2013.01.28 
Categories: Information Operations
Article 3     Terms used herein are defined as follows:
  1. "Competent authority" means the Financial Supervisory Commission.
  2. "User applicant" means any securities firm, futures commission merchant, telecommunications business, information company, news media institution, cable television operator, satellite radio and television enterprise, or Internet firm applying to use trading information pursuant to these Regulations, or any other enterprise applying with the consent of the TWSE.
  3. "Trading information" means any information developed or transmitted by the TWSE relating to the centralized securities exchange market, and any derivative information thereof.
  4. "Electronic display" means a single display screen on which technical charts or indexed search results with respect to securities trading information can be displayed at one's option.
  5. "Television wall" means a combination of television screens used to display securities market price information in whole or in part.
  6. "Real-time information and delayed information" mean, respectively, trading information transmitted during market trading hours and trading information transmitted with delays of 20 minutes or more relative to real-time information.
  7. "After-market information" means information on a given day's trading transmitted after trading hours the same day.
  8. "Direct connection and indirect connection" mean, respectively, direct connection to the TWSE's computer systems by a user applicant to obtain trading information, and connection by a user applicant through another user applicant to obtain trading information indirectly.
  9. "Subscriber" means any person who receives the trading information relayed by a user applicant.
Article 5     The trading information provided by the TWSE is the property of the TWSE. Where the trading information, software, or hardware provided by the TWSE is the subject of copyright, trademark, or patent under the law, then those rights and other related interests belong to the TWSE. Upon discovery of plagiarism, unauthorized use, or any other unlawful use of the information, the TWSE may duly initiate legal action and claim damages in accordance with law.
Article 8     Each applicant user, including information companies and telecommunication enterprises, that applies to use the Trading Information shall submit the following documents:
  1. A letter of application.
  2. A photocopy of the company registration documents, or for a foundation, a photocopy of its registration certificate.
  3. A photocopy of the company's amendment registration documents.
  4. A photocopy of the permit license or approval letter issued by the competent authority for the target industry.
    Qualifications for user applicants whose principal business is not the provision of trading information may be separately prescribed by the TWSE, based on actual need and the principle of avoiding the creation of inappropriate entry barriers for enterprises or prejudice to the principle of free competition in the market.
Article 11     Where cable radio and television enterprises or satellite radio and television enterprises broadcast trading information relayed by other user applicants through a broadcast channel, a letter of application shall be submitted along with the following documents:
  1. For cable radio and television and direct satellite radio and television broadcast system operators:
    1. A photocopy of the company registration documents, or for a foundation, a photocopy of its registration certificate.
    2. A photocopy of the company's amendment registration documents.

    3. A photocopy of its cable radio and television enterprise or satellite radio and television enterprise permit license.
    4. Documents evidencing the source of the trading information.
  2. For a cable transmission system:
    1. A photocopy of the company registration documents, or for a foundation, a photocopy of its registration certificate.
    2. A photocopy of the company's amendment registration documents.
    3. A photocopy of its cable broadcasting system registration certificate.
    4. Documents evidencing the source of trading information.
Article 20     A user applicant maintaining equipment rooms to transmit or broadcast trading information shall first obtain approval from the TWSE, and shall file a report with the TWSE in the event the equipment room is relocated or its use is cancelled.
Article 21     The following information shall be submitted by user applicants applying to set up an equipment room for relaying trading information:
  1. The name, location, and contact telephone number of the equipment room.
  2. The equipment room layout floor plan and front view drawing and a network structure diagram.
  3. A list of the persons responsible for the equipment room.
    When a user applicant sets up an equipment room through a telecommunications enterprise by means of co-hosting or leasing of space in its equipment room, it shall file photocopies of the relevant documents with the TWSE.
Article 22     A user applicant shall make available in each equipment room a list of equipment used there or of channels through which trading information is broadcast.
    In order to facilitate inspection by the TWSE, transmission or broadcasting equipment installed in equipment rooms shall be conspicuously marked and segregated from equipment not used for transmitting or broadcasting trading information.
Article 24     A user applicantshall establish a comprehensive customer management system, and shall preserve the integrity of customer information.
    A user applicant is required to make filings with the TWSE of non-identifiable user information on a regular basis.
Article 25     (deleted)
Article 27     Subscribers may not lease, sell, or transfer the TWSE's trading information to any other person, nor relay the information in any manner to another place.
    The TWSE may dispatch personnel to inspect the use of trading information by any subscriber.
Article 30     Under any of the following circumstances, the TWSE may notify a user applicant to make improvement or correction within a given period, and may additionally impose a penalty for breach in the amount of NT$20,000:
  1. Violation of the provisions of Article 16, Article 17, Article 18, paragraphs 2 and 3, Article 22, or Article 24 of these Regulations; or
  2. Violation of the requirements set forth in any circular or public announcement of the TWSE, or in any letter or order of the Competent Authority.
    Where the negligence of a user applicant results in any error in the content of the trading information in violation of Article 12, paragraph 1 of these Regulations, the TWSE may notify the user applicant to make improvement or correction within a given period; where a total of six errors has been found in any six-month period, the TWSE may additionally impose a penalty for breach in the amount of NT$20,000.