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Amended Article

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Operating Rules of the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation  CH

Amended Date: 2021.05.11 (Articles 50-3 amended,English version coming soon)
Current English version amended on 2021.01.29 
Categories: Basic Laws and Regulations
Article 49     If any of the following circumstances applies to a listed company, the TWSE may place its listed securities under an altered trading method:
  1. The latest individual financial report, as registered and publicly announced in accordance with Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act, shows that its net worth is less than one-half of its share capital stated on the financial report.
  2. A shareholders meeting has not been held within 6 months after the end of the fiscal year.
  3. The attesting CPA for the most recent financial report publicly announced and registered pursuant to Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act issues an audit report or review report indicating substantial uncertainty about the ability to continue as a going concern, or the attesting CPA issues a qualified audit report or a review report with a qualified conclusion. However, this shall not apply if it is otherwise permitted by the laws and regulations of the competent authority, or in the case of an interim financial report if the reason is that the calculation of investment in a non-major subsidiary, or investment accounted for using the equity method, and the amount of profit or loss thereupon, is based on a financial report that has not been audited or reviewed by a CPA, and the attesting CPA has fully disclosed in the audit or review report the reasons for the qualified opinion and the monetary amounts of any accounting items that may be affected thereby, and no material irregularities are present. However, if an above-mentioned non-major subsidiary is a subsidiary of a financial holding company, its interim financial report shall also be audited or reviewed by a CPA in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  4. Violation of relevant bylaws or rules concerning the material information of a listed company, and failure to rectify the situation within the specified time after having been notified to proceed with disclosure process, and such violation was serious.
  5. Two-thirds or more of the directors or supervisors have been provisionally ordered to be suspended of the performance of their authorities and duties.
  6. A petition for re-organization has been filed to the court in accordance with Article 282 of the Company Act.
  7. Half or more of the directors have changed, such that any of the following circumstances exists, and it fails to make improvement within a specified time period ordered by the TWSE:
    1. The shareholding is too concentrated to meet the then-current shareholding dispersion criteria for listing.
    2. The newly appointed directors, supervisors, or president meet any of the conditions under Article 9, paragraph 1, subparagraph 8 of the TWSE Rules Governing the Review of Securities Listings.
  8. The company is unable to punctually pay for the common corporate bonds or convertible corporate bonds which have matured or which the creditors requested it to redeem.
  9. Dishonor of a negotiable instrument by a financial institution because of insufficient funds on deposit, where the TWSE is aware of such dishonor.
  10. After a demerger, the paid-in capital of an ordinary company or a technology company fails to comply with Article 4, paragraph 1, subparagraph 2 or Article 5, subparagraph 1, respectively, of the Rules Governing the Review of Securities Listings.
  11. The number of companies held by an investment holding company falls below two companies; provided, for investment holding companies created as a result of share conversion, sale and assignment, transfer of business, demerger, or change of company name, this shall not apply within 1 year from the date of listing for trading.
  12. Failure to abide by an undertaking to purchase the shares held by other shareholders of a TWSE listed (or Taipei Exchange listed) subsidiary in which it has shareholding of more than 70 percent.
  13. Any of the following circumstances occurs in the handling of shareholder services:
    1. The company has not engaged a shareholder services agent, and has not obtained the Taiwan Depository and Clearing Corporation's review and agreement to handle shareholder services.
    2. The Taiwan Depository and Clearing Corporation has audited and discovered a material irregularity in shareholder services, and the company has failed to correct the irregularity within the deadline set by the TWSE for corrections.
  14. Where explanations given in a press conference concerning material information fail to clarify points in question, and the TWSE deems it necessary to protect the rights and interests of investors.
  15. The number of TWSE listed common shares does not reach 25 percent of the total number of the company's issued common shares, and any of the circumstances in the following items exists:.
    1. The share capital of TWSE listed common shares does not reach NT$600 million.
    2. The number of TWSE listed common shares does not reach 30 million shares.
  16. The requirements of Article 50, paragraph 2, subparagraph 13 cannot be met within 6 months after trading is suspended pursuant to Article 50, paragraph 1, subparagraph 14.
  17. A venture capital company fails to rectify within the prescribed time limit when its current financial reports show any of the following:
    1. The number of shares it invests and holds in any public company exceeds 30 percent of the total issued voting shares of said company.
    2. The total investment it holds in any invested company exceeds 20 percent of the total assets shown in the venture capital company's most updated financial reports.
    3. Its total investment fails to reach 60 percent of its total assets.
    4. It engages in any business other than those stipulated in the Rules Governing Guidance to Venture Capital Enterprises.
  18. The board of directors resolves to refer a dissolution proposal to a shareholders' meeting for resolution.
  19. Upon other necessary reasons as determined by the TWSE.
    If securities of a listed company have been placed under an altered trading method because of a circumstance in a subparagraph of the preceding paragraph, upon satisfaction of the below conditions, and freedom of any other of the above circumstances, the TWSE may resume trading of the company's securities by the normal trading method:
  1. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph, the financial reports for the most recent two periods registered and publicly announced pursuant to Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act each shows net worth exceeding NT$300 million and reaching one-half or more of the share capital stated on the financial report; in the event of a capital reduction, the operations for exchange of securities upon capital reduction are additionally completed.
  2. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph, and the shareholders meeting has been held.
  3. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 3 of the preceding paragraph, and due to supplementation or correction, the circumstances specified in that subparagraph no longer exist.
  4. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 4 of the preceding paragraph, and disclosure proceeding is commenced in compliance with the notice.
  5. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 5 of the preceding paragraph, the preliminary injunction order was canceled by the court and one-third or more of the directors or supervisors are able to perform their authorities and duties.
  6. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 6 of the preceding paragraph, the petition for re-organization was withdrawn or was conclusively dismissed by court pursuant to Article 283-1, subparagraph 1 or Article 285-1, paragraph 3, subparagraph 1 ; provided that the execution period of the altered trading method shall not be less than 3 months where the petition for re-organization was withdrawn.
  7. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 7 of the preceding paragraph, supplementation or correction was made.
  8. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 8 of the preceding paragraph, the company has repaid the debt or reached a settlement agreement with the creditors.
  9. Within 3 months of the trading day next following the date the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 9 of the preceding paragraph, the listed company has completed any of the remedial procedures enumerated herein below, and the listed company has produced a direct or indirect note in evidence thereof from the clearing house, and no further instance of dishonor of negotiable instruments has occurred prior to resumption of normal settlement. However, if the listed company adopts the remedial procedure of "extinguish the debt under the negotiable instrument by actual settlement of the amount of the instrument," it shall additionally submit a rechecking form prescribed by the TWSE. The form shall be signed and certified by a CPA and a lawyer and submitted to the TWSE along with the other relevant documents and materials for approval and recordation:
    1. Extinguish the debt under the negotiable instrument by actual settlement of the amount of the instrument.
    2. Deposit the amount of the instrument into the financial enterprise that dishonored the instrument with a request that it be listed as provision for payment under "other payables."
    3. Pay the amount of the instrument out of the checking account or other payables account upon re-presentment of the instrument subsequent to its dishonoring.
  10. Where correction or improvement has been made by the listed company within 3 months of the trading day next following the date the trading method of the securities was changed pursuant to subparagraph 10 of the preceding paragraph.
  11. Where correction or improvement has been made within 3 months after the change of trading method of the securities pursuant to subparagraph 11 or subparagraph 12 of the preceding paragraph.
  12. Where supplementation or correction has been made after the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 13 of the preceding paragraph.
  13. Where the points in question have been clarified after the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 14 of the preceding paragraph, provided that if the TWSE determines there is any material deficiency in the design and execution of the company's internal control system, in addition to clarifying the points in question, the company shall revise its internal control system and shall have implemented the revisions for at least 3 months and obtained a CPA-issued audit opinion letter regarding the effectiveness of the aforementioned internal control system's design and execution.
  14. Where supplementation or correction has been made after the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 15 of the preceding paragraph, and the single-quarter net profit before tax attributable to owners of the parent for each of the most recent consecutive two quarters is positive.
  15. Within two years after the securities have been placed under the altered trading method due to the circumstances in subparagraph 16 of the preceding paragraph, the sum of the net profit before tax attributable to owners of the parent stated in the publicly announced and filed financial reports for the most recent four periods reaches 3 percent or more of the share capital stated in the financial reports for the most recent period, and the requirements of Article 50, paragraph 2, subparagraph 13, items B to F are met.
  16. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 17 of the preceding paragraph, correction or improvement is made.
  17. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 18 of the preceding paragraph, the dissolution proposal is revoked by the board of directors, or the shareholders' meeting fails to pass a resolution for the proposal.
  18. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 19 of the preceding paragraph, correction or improvement is made upon the request of the TWSE.
    Where the TWSE changes the trading method of listed securities pursuant to subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph, or where the TWSE restores the trading method to normal settlement pursuant to subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph, within 1 month of such action, the TWSE shall report such action to the Competent Authority for recordation.
    The net worth referred to in Chapter IV and IV-1 means the equity attributable to owners of the parent as stated in the balance sheet prepared in accordance with the regulations issued by the competent authority to govern the preparation of financial reports for the relevant industry.
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Article 49-1     If any of the circumstances listed below apply to a primary listed company, the TWSE may classify that company's listed securities as securities placed under an altered trading method:
  1. Net worth, as indicated in its duly announced and filed financial report for the most recent period, of less than one-half of its share capital stated in the financial report.
  2. Failure to convene and bring to completion a regular shareholders meeting within 6 months after the conclusion of the fiscal year.
  3. The attesting CPA for the most recent financial report publicly announced and registered as required issues an audit report or a review report indicating substantial uncertainty about the ability to continue as a going concern, or the attesting CPA issues a qualified audit report or a review report with a qualified conclusion. However, this shall not apply in the case of an interim financial report if the reason is that the calculation of investment in a non-major subsidiary, or investment accounted for using the equity method, and the amount of profit or loss thereupon, is based on a financial report that has not been audited or reviewed by a CPA, and the attesting CPA fully discloses in the audit or review report the reasons for the qualified opinion and the monetary amounts of any accounting items that may be affected thereby, and no material irregularities are present.
  4. It violated any bylaw, rule, or regulation relating to listed foreign securities such as those regarding the disclosure of material information, was notified to conduct supplementary disclosure procedures, failed to do so before the deadline, and the circumstances of the case were serious.
  5. Any petition for its reorganization has been submitted to the court in the country where it is registered.
  6. If the situation in Article 28-8, paragraph 1, subparagraph 4 of the TWSE Rules Governing Review of Securities Listings applies to the incumbent director, supervisor, or general manager of the primary listed company or any company it controls, and corrective action is not taken within the period prescribed by the TWSE.
  7. Inability to redeem ordinary corporate bonds or convertible corporate bonds upon maturity or upon creditor request.
  8. A negotiable instrument has been dishonored by a financial institution due to insufficient funds and the TWSE is aware of the situation.
  9. Explanations in a press conference concerning material information fail to clarify the points in question and the TWSE deems it necessary to protect the rights and interests of investors.
  10. The number of TWSE listed common shares does not reach 25 percent of the total number of the company's issued common shares, and does not reach 60 million shares.
  11. The requirements of Article 50-3, paragraph 2, subparagraph 11 cannot be met within 6 months after trading is suspended pursuant to Article 50-3, paragraph 1, subparagraph 11.
  12. The board of directors resolves to refer a dissolution proposal to a shareholders' meeting for resolution.
  13. The TWSE deems it necessary to do so for any other reason.
    When a primary listed company's securities have been classified as securities placed under an altered trading method due to any circumstance in a subparagraph of the preceding paragraph, if the company meets the respective requirements listed below and is free of any other circumstances in the subparagraphs of the preceding paragraph, the TWSE may restore the regular trading method for the company's listed securities:
  1. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph, the net worth in its consolidated financial reports as duly filed and announced for each of the most recent two periods exceeds NT$300 million and is one-half or more of its share capital as stated therein; in the event of a capital reduction, the operations for exchange of securities upon capital reduction have been additionally completed.
  2. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph, it convenes and brings to completion the regular shareholders meeting.
  3. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 3 of the preceding paragraph, the circumstance under that subparagraph ceases to exist after supplementary or corrective action.
  4. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 4 of the preceding paragraph, it conducts supplementary disclosure procedures as per notification.
  5. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 5 of the preceding paragraph, the petition for its reorganization is withdrawn, or is conclusively dismissed by court on the grounds that the petition procedure fails to conform to requirements or the statement of petition contains false or untrue entries; provided that the altered trading method implementation period may not be less than 3 months where the petition for its reorganization is withdrawn.
  6. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 6 of the preceding paragraph, supplementation or corrective action is taken.
  7. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 7 of the preceding paragraph, the company settles its obligation or reaches a conciliation agreement with the creditor.
  8. Within 3 months from the next business day after placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 8 of the preceding paragraph, it extinguishes the debt under the negotiable instrument by actual settlement of the amount of the negotiable instrument or completes payment negotiation procedures with its financial institution, and has the negotiation documents signed and certified by a CPA and lawyer and submits them together with other relevant documentation to the TWSE for review and recordation.
  9. After placement under an altered trading method pursuant to subparagraph 9 of the preceding paragraph, it clarifies the points in question.
  10. Where supplementation or correction has been made after the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 10 of the preceding paragraph, and the single-quarter net profit before tax attributable to owners of the parent for each of the most recent consecutive two quarters is positive.
  11. Within two years after the securities have been placed under the altered trading method due to the circumstances in subparagraph 11 of the preceding paragraph, the sum of the net profit before tax attributable to owners of the parent stated in the publicly announced and filed financial reports for the most recent four periods reaches NT$60 million, and the requirements of Article 50-3, paragraph 2, subparagraph 11, items B to F are met.
  12. After the trading method was changed pursuant to subparagraph 12 of the preceding paragraph, the dissolution proposal is revoked by the board of directors, or the shareholders' meeting fails to pass a resolution for the proposal.
  13. After placement under an altered trading method under subparagraph 13 of the preceding paragraph, it provides supplementation or takes corrective action as required by the TWSE.
    Within 1 month after it places the listed shares of a primary listed company under an altered trading method pursuant to the circumstances of paragraph 1, or restores that company's listed shares to the regular trading method under paragraph 2, the TWSE shall file with the Competent Authority for recordation.
    After a primary listed company, under Article 28-7 of the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation Rules Governing Review of Securities Listings, adds in its articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents any important matters as designated by the TWSE in connection with the protection of shareholders equity, it shall submit the draft amendment with a legal opinion by a lawyer regarding important matters in connection with the protection of shareholders equity of its articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents to the TWSE 15 days before the notice or announcement of the shareholders meeting. If the TWSE deems that the draft amendment is likely to impair shareholders equity, it may issue an opposing opinion to the draft amendment. If the primary listed company, without the prior approval of the TWSE, fails to submit the draft amendment by the above-stated deadline, the TWSE may impose a penalty of NT$30,000.
    If the TWSE deems that any content of a primary listed company's articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents is likely to impair shareholders equity, it may require the primary listed company to amend its articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents by a deadline. If the primary listed company fails to amend its articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents by the deadline, the TWSE may impose a penalty of NT$30,000, and further impose a deadline for amendment of the articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents. If the primary listed company still fails to amend the articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents by the deadline, the TWSE may designate its listed stock as securities placed under an altered trading method. However, if in an individual case the circumstances of the impairment to shareholder equity are serious, the TWSE may proceed directly to designate the listed stock as securities placed under an altered trading method, without first imposing the penalty.
    When listed stock of a primary listed company is designated as securities placed under an altered trading method because of circumstances in paragraph 5, then once the articles of incorporation, organizational documents, or important financial or business documents have been amended so that there is no longer any likelihood of impairment to shareholder equity, nor is there any other of the circumstances set out in the subparagraphs of paragraph 1, the TWSE may resume normal trading of the company's listed stock.
    When the TWSE designates the listed stock of any primary listed company as securities placed under an altered trading method pursuant to paragraph 5, or resumes normal trading of its listed stock pursuant to paragraph 6, it shall report to the competent authority for recordation within 1 month after executing the measure.
    If a secondary listed company, or a foreign issuer that issues Taiwan Depositary Receipts or the depositary institution thereof, breaches an undertaking executed at the time of its application for listing, the TWSE may depending on the case impose a breach penalty of NT$30,000 and order it to make supplementation or corrections within a certain period of time.
    If any of the circumstances listed below exists with respect to a TWSE secondary listed company, the TWSE may place its listed securities under an altered trading method:
  1. The company fails to publicly announce and file its consolidated financial report by the prescribed deadline.
  2. Its net worth indicated in its duly announced and filed consolidated financial report for the most recent period is less than one-half of its share capital stated in the consolidated financial report.
  3. The attesting CPA for the most recent consolidated financial report publicly announced and registered pursuant to Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act issues an audit report or review report indicating substantial uncertainty about the ability to continue as a going concern, or the attesting CPA issues a qualified audit report or a review report with a qualified conclusion. However, this shall not apply in the case of an interim financial report if the reason is that the calculation of investment in a non-major subsidiary, or investment accounted for using the equity method, and the amount of profit or loss thereupon, is based on a financial report that has not been audited or reviewed by a CPA, and the attesting CPA fully discloses in the audit or review report the reasons for the qualified opinion and the monetary amounts of any accounting items that may be affected thereby, and no material irregularities are present.
  4. For the duly announced and filed consolidated financial report for the most recent period, the CPA issues a disclaimer of opinion or an adverse opinion in the audit report, or issues an adverse conclusion or disclaimer of conclusion in the review report.
  5. The company is unable to punctually repay straight corporate bonds or convertible corporate bonds upon maturity or upon the demand of creditors.
  6. Dishonor of a negotiable instrument by a financial institution because of insufficient funds on deposit, where the TWSE is aware of such dishonor.
  7. Any document or information that has been submitted is suspected to be untrue, and upon the request of the TWSE to explain the matter, no explanation is provided within the prescribed time period.
  8. The company has violated relevant bylaws or rules concerning the material information of the listed foreign securities, and failed to rectify the situation within the specified time after having been notified to proceed with the disclosure process, and such violation is serious.
  9. The company has breached an undertaking it gave when applying for TWSE listing, and failed to make supplementation or corrections within a prescribed time limit after having had a penalty imposed under the preceding paragraph.
  10. The company has violated Article 6 of the TWSE Procedures for the Review of Financial Reports of TWSE Secondary Listed Companies, and failed to make supplementation or corrections within a prescribe time limit after having been notified by the TWSE to do so.
  11. Other causes for which the Taipei Exchange deems it necessary.
    If the listed securities of a TWSE secondary listed company have been placed under an altered trading method due to a circumstance in a subparagraph of the preceding paragraph, upon satisfaction of the below conditions, and freedom of any other of the above circumstances, the TWSE may restore the original trading method for the company's securities:
  1. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph, a supplementary consolidated financial report is duly announced and filed.
  2. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph, the duly announced and filed consolidated financial reports for the most two recent periods show net worth exceeding NT$300 million and reaching one-half or more of the share capital stated on the financial report.
  3. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 3 of the preceding paragraph, the circumstance under that subparagraph ceases to exist after supplementary or corrective action.
  4. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 4 of the preceding paragraph, the CPA has re-audited the financial report, and issued an audit report free of the original disclaimer of opinion or adverse opinion, or a review report free of the original adverse conclusion or disclaimer of conclusion, and there is no qualified opinion in the audit report or qualified review report as specified in paragraph 9, subparagraph 3.
  5. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 5 of the preceding paragraph, and the company has repaid the debt or reached a settlement agreement with the creditors.
  6. Within three months from the following business day after the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 6 of the preceding paragraph, the company extinguishes the debt under the negotiable instrument by actual settlement of the amount of the instrument, or completes debt settlement negotiations with the financial institutions, and the documents have been duly signed and certified by the CPA and lawyer, and then submitted to the TWSE along with other relevant documents and data for approval and recordation.
  7. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 7 of the preceding paragraph, the situation has been duly corrected or explanations have been made as required by the TWSE, and substantial evidence can be provided.
  8. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 8 of the preceding paragraph, the company has proceeded with the disclosure process as required by the notification.
  9. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 9 of the preceding paragraph, the company has duly made supplementation or correction, and fulfilled the undertaking that it gave.
  10. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 10 of the preceding paragraph, the company has duly made supplementation or correction.
  11. Where the change of trading method was imposed pursuant to subparagraph 11 of the preceding paragraph, the company has made correction or improvement as required by the Taipei Exchange.
     With respect to the imposition by the TWSE of an altered trading method on the listed securities of a TWSE secondary listed company pursuant to paragraph 9, or the restoration of the trading method of the listed securities pursuant to the preceding paragraph, the company shall file a report with the competent authority for recordation within one month after the implementation thereof.
    If a primary listed company or secondary listed company fails to publicly announce a new litigious and non-litigious representative within 15 days counting inclusively from the date of dismissal of its litigious and non-litigious representative, the TWSE may impose a penalty of NT$30,000 and set a deadline of 15 days for the company to correct the failure. If the company fails to correct the failure by the deadline, the TWSE may impose consecutive penalties of NT$10,000 per day until the company has corrected the failure.
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Article 49-2     If any of the following circumstances applies to a listed company, the TWSE may impose the periodic call auction trading method for its listed securities pursuant to the Rules Governing Trading of Securities Placed Under Altered Trading Methods:
  1. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49, paragraph 1, subparagraph 6.
  2. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49, paragraph 1, subparagraph 8.
  3. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49, paragraph 1, subparagraph 9.
  4. Its latest-period financial report publicly announced and registered pursuant to Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act indicates that its net worth is lower than three-tenths of its share capital stated on the financial report.
  5. The trading method of its listed securities has been altered pursuant to Article 49, paragraph 1, subparagraph 18.
  6. The TWSE deems it necessary to do so for any other reason.
    Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed for listed securities of a listed company because of a circumstance specified in a subparagraph of the preceding paragraph, and no circumstance specified in any other subparagraph of the preceding paragraph exists, the TWSE may lift the requirement of the periodic call auction trading method if the respective requirement listed among the following subparagraphs is satisfied:
  1. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49, paragraph 2, subparagraph 6.
  2. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49, paragraph 2, subparagraph 8.
  3. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 3 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49, paragraph 2, subparagraph 9.
  4. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 4 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirement that the net worth stated on the listed company's latest-period financial report attested by a CPA and publicly announced and registered under Article 36 of the Securities and Exchange Act be not less than three-tenths of the share capital stated on the financial report; in the event of a capital reduction, the operations for exchange of securities upon capital reduction have been additionally completed.
  5. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 5 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements in Article 49, paragraph 2, subparagraph 17.
  6. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 6 of the preceding paragraph: have made supplementation or correction as demanded by the TWSE.
    If the TWSE imposes the periodic call auction trading method for a listed company's securities under paragraph 1, or lifts the requirement of the periodic call auction trading method for a listed company's securities under paragraph 2, it shall report the measure to the Competent Authority for recordation within 1 month after execution.
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Article 49-3     If any of the following circumstances applies to a TWSE primary listed company, the TWSE may impose the periodic call auction trading method for its listed securities pursuant to the Rules Governing Trading of Securities Placed Under Altered Trading Methods:
  1. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49-1, paragraph 1, subparagraph 5.
  2. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49-1, paragraph 1, subparagraph 7.
  3. Its listed securities have been placed under an altered trading method pursuant to Article 49-1, paragraph 1, subparagraph 8.
  4. Its net worth as stated on its consolidated financial report duly announced and registered for the latest period is lower than three-tenths of its share capital stated on the consolidated financial report.
  5. The trading method of its listed securities has been altered pursuant to Article 49-1, paragraph 1, subparagraph 12.
  6. The TWSE deems it necessary to do so for any other reason.
    Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed for listed securities of a TWSE primary listed company because of a circumstance specified in a subparagraph of the preceding paragraph, and no circumstance specified in any other subparagraph of the preceding paragraph exists, the TWSE may lift the requirement of the periodic call auction trading method if the respective requirement listed among the following subparagraphs is satisfied:
  1. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49-1, paragraph 2, subparagraph 5.
  2. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49-1, paragraph 2, subparagraph 7.
  3. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 3 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements of Article 49-1, paragraph 2, subparagraph 8.
  4. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 4 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirement that the net worth stated on the TWSE primary listed company's latest-period financial report audited and attested by a CPA and duly publicly announced and registered be not less than three-tenths of the share capital stated on the financial report; in the event of a capital reduction, the operations for exchange of securities upon capital reduction have been additionally completed.
  5. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 5 of the preceding paragraph: satisfy the requirements in Article 49-1, paragraph 2, subparagraph 12.
  6. Where the periodic call auction trading method has been imposed because of a circumstance under subparagraph 6 of the preceding paragraph: have made supplementation or correction as demanded by the TWSE.
    If the TWSE imposes the periodic call auction trading method for a TWSE primary listed company's securities under paragraph 1, or lifts the requirement of the periodic call auction trading method for a listed company's securities under paragraph 2, it shall report the measure to the Competent Authority for recordation within 1 month after execution.
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