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Regulations Governing Securities Firms Accepting Orders to Trade Foreign Securities  CH

Amended Date: 2024.05.08 (Articles 23 amended,English version coming soon)
Current English version amended on 2020.09.08 
Article 6     The scope of a securities firm's brokered trades of foreign securities shall be limited to the securities of following subparagraphs, and shall also comply with the restrictions set by the FSC:
  1. The stocks, warrants, beneficiary certificates, depositary certificates and other securities traded on an FSC-designated foreign securities exchange.
  2. Bonds with a rating of satisfactory or better from a credit rating agency recognized by the FSC. However, this requirement does not apply to orders for sale of foreign bonds.
  3. Offshore funds for which approval or effective registration has been obtained from the FSC for public offering and sale in Taiwan.
  4. Other securities that the FSC has approved for investment.
    The bonds referred to in subparagraph 2 of the preceding paragraph may not be denominated in New Taiwan Dollars.
    Brokered trades of securities issued overseas by domestic enterprises with approval from the FSC shall be restricted to those already traded on the foreign securities exchanges or foreign OTC markets designated by the FSC, and the provisions of paragraph 1, subparagraph 2 shall not apply in the case thereof.
    Where a professional institutional investor has received approval from the relevant competent authority to invest in overseas securities, then with the exceptions specified in the preceding two paragraphs, the securities for which a securities firm may accept brokerage trading orders from it shall not be subject to the restrictions of paragraph 1.