The Financial Supervisory Commission ("FSC") shall supervise the offering and issuance, secondary distribution, and retroactive handling of public issuance procedures, issuance of new shares as stock dividends, and capital reductions through effective registration.
In these Regulations, the term "effective registration" means that the issuer has duly filed all relevant documents with the FSC for registration in accordance with law. Unless the documents do not contain all the required information, amendment is required to protect the public interest, or the filing is rejected by the FSC, the registration will become effective after a designated number of business days from the date when the FSC and FSC-designated institutions receive the filing submission.
The fact of effective registration for the items set forth under paragraph 1 may not be cited as proof of the veracity of registration particulars, or as guarantee of the value of the securities.
The term "business day" as used in paragraph 2 means a day on which transactions are conducted in the securities market.
The term "exchange-listed company" in these Regulations means a company whose stock is listed and traded in accordance with Chapters II and IV of the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation Rules Governing Review of Securities Listings ("Listing Review Rules").
The term "Taiwan Innovation Board listed company" ("TIB-listed company") in these Regulations means a company whose stock is listed and traded on the Taiwan Innovation Board (TIB) in accordance with Chapter IV of the Listing Review Rules.
The term "OTC-listed company" in these Regulations means a company whose stock is traded on the TPEx in accordance with the Taipei Exchange Rules Governing the Review of Securities for Trading on the TPEx ("TPEx Review Rules").
The term "emerging stock company" in these Regulations means a company whose stock is traded on the TPEx in accordance with Chapter II or III of the Taipei Exchange Rules Governing the Review of Emerging Stocks for Trading on the TPEx ("Emerging Stock Review Rules").
The term "Pioneer Stock Board company" ("PSB company") in these Regulations means a company whose stock is registered and traded on the Pioneer Stock Board (PSB) in accordance with Chapter III of the Emerging Stock Review Rules.
The term "financial reports" as used in these Regulations means consolidated financial reports, or if the issuer does not have a subsidiary, means individual financial reports.