In the underwriting of securities by competitive auction, the securities underwriter is limited to accepting bids from the following persons:
- ROC nationals at least 20 years of age.
- ROC institutional investors and securities investment trust funds offered by securities investment trust enterprises.
- Overseas Chinese and foreign nationals, as permitted under the Regulations Governing Investment in Securities by Overseas Chinese and Foreign Nationals.
- The Development Fund of the Executive Yuan, the Postal Savings System, the Public Employees Pension Fund, the Labor Pension Fund, and the Labor Insurance Fund.
- Other parties granted permission by the government.