If individuals, juristic persons, groups, or other institutions from the Mainland Area have direct or indirect shareholding or capital contribution exceeding 30 percent in, or effective control over, a foreign issuer, before the foreign issuer may file for retroactive handling of public issuance procedures, it shall fill out an application form with relevant documentation attached and submit it to the TWSE or GSTM, which shall review and forward them to the FSC for special-case permission.
A foreign issuer filing for special-case permission pursuant to the preceding paragraph shall simultaneously meet the following conditions:
"Taiwanese enterprise" in the preceding paragraph means a juristic person, group, or other institution of the Taiwan Area, or a company in which the same have invested in a third jurisdiction, and in which the same furthermore have direct or indirect shareholding or capital contribution exceeding 30 percent, or have effective control. If the Taiwanese enterprise engages in investment in the Mainland Area, it shall additionally obtain permission from the Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
- Shareholding in the foreign issuer by Taiwanese enterprises is higher than shareholding in the foreign issuer by Mainland Area enterprises.
- Taiwanese enterprises have effective control over the foreign issuer.
"Mainland Area enterprise" in paragraph 2 means a juristic person, group, or other institution of the Mainland Area, or a company in which the same have invested in a third jurisdiction in accordance with Article 3 of the Regulations Governing Permission for People from the Mainland Area to Invest in the Taiwan Area, but does not include Taiwanese enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises incorporated in the Mainland Area.
"Foreign-invested enterprise" in the preceding paragraph means an enterprise incorporated in the Mainland Area and the total capital of which is invested by foreign investors.