In the underwriting of securities issued through competitive auction as prescribed in the preceding article, except where the issuer is a government-owned enterprise or another party for which there are other acts or regulations that provide otherwise, underwriting of that portion of the offering put up for public sale to outside parties shall be handled in accordance with the following provisions:
- In an underwriting case involving an initial listing of shares on a stock exchange or an OTC market, the shares may be offered either entirely through competitive auction, or through a combination of competitive auction and public subscription. However, the portion allocated through public subscription shall not exceed 20 percent of the total number of shares underwritten.
- In the underwriting of an offering of convertible bonds, or of warrants that have been detached from preferred shares with detachable warrants or warrants that have been detached from corporate bonds with detachable warrants, or in the underwriting of a cash capital increase by a company already listed on a stock exchange or an OTC market in which all units are put up for underwritten distribution, all units shall be offered through competitive auction.
- In an underwriting case involving the offering of corporate bonds with warrants or an underwriting case involving a secondary distribution, the units may be offered either entirely through competitive auction, or through a combination of competitive auction and public subscription.