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Taiwan Securities Association Rules Governing Underwriting and Resale of Securities by Securities Firms  CH

Amended Date: 2023.11.30 (Articles 4-1, 22-1, 30, 40, 43, 43-1, 44, 54, 73 amended,English version coming soon)
Current English version amended on 2016.04.12 
Article 17      In the underwriting of securities undertaken partly by competitive auction and partly by public subscription, when the total number of securities awarded by competitive auction reaches the full amount available for allocation, the offering price of those units allocated by public subscription and those retained by the underwriter for its own account shall be computed as the weighted average of the bid price of all successful bids (decimals beyond cents shall be rounded up or down), and shall be capped at a certain multiple of the minimum offering price set under Article 8, paragraph 1, subparagraph 2.
    The certain multiple referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be determined by negotiation between the underwriting syndicate and the issuing company, but may not exceed a multiple of 1.3.
    With the exception of secondary distribution cases or where otherwise provided under law, the price at which the security opens on its first day of listing shall be the price underwritten for public subscription as determined in the preceding paragraph.