Where any informant points out violations of the laws or regulations or the rules of the TWSE by securities firms or their employees, the informant shall supply his true name and address. Informant statements which use aliases or are anonymous will not be accepted.
In order to investigate the informant statement referred to in the preceding paragraph, the TWSE may notify the person being informed against to supply detailed written responses. Where necessary, the TWSE may also request the securities dealers association to investigate the matter.
The TWSE shall treat a pending investigation as a confidential matter. Upon completing the investigation, if there is clear evidence of violations of laws and regulations or the bylaws or rules of the TWSE, the TWSE shall report the matter to the Competent Authority for its processing, or alternatively handle the matter in accordance with the rules of the TWSE.