Except for cases of a foreign issuer applying for a primary listing, a foreign issuer, its agent institution or depositary institution shall submit relevant information to the TWSE according to the following time limits:
- Within three days after the competent authority's effective registration of the securities issuance case, submit a photocopy of the notice of effective registration. The TWSE will then notify in writing each securities firm and other relevant agency to conduct pre-listing preparations.
- Within three days of completion of underwriting, the Equity Distribution Forms (Appendices 9 and 17) shall be completed and a listing date set, a date which shall be not less than two business days from the date of submission of the equity distribution forms. Where the TWSE case handler checks that the review materials are in compliance with market listing requirements, the listing announcement may be made and a written report filed with the competent authority for recordation. Where the review materials are not in compliance with market listing requirements, all relevant written materials and documentation shall be submitted to the competent authority for handling.