To achieve the goal of corporate governance, the board of directors of a securities firm has the following main job responsibilities:
- Establish an effective and appropriate internal control system.
- Elect and supervise managers.
- Review the company's management policy-making and operation plan, and supervise its execution.
- Review the company's financial objectives and supervise how they are accomplished.
- Supervise the results of the company's operation.
- Standards for performance evaluations and emoluments for managers and salespersons, and the structure and system of directors' emoluments.
- Supervise and handle the risks the company is facing.
- Ensure the company's compliance of applicable laws.
- Plan for the company's future objectives.
- Create and maintain the company's image and make the company a responsible member of the society.
- Elect accountants, lawyers and other experts.
- Protect investors' rights and interests.