For the purpose of developing monitoring functions and strengthening management mechanisms, the board of directors of a securities firm may, taking into account the basis of the size of the company, nature of business and the number of board directors, set up audit, compensation and remuneration, risk management, nomination, any other functional committees, and may set up environmental protection, corporate social responsibility or other committees based on the philosophy of corporate social responsibility and sustainable operation, and have them stipulated in the articles of incorporation.
Functional committees shall be responsible to the board and submit the proposals to the board of directors for approval. The above requirements, however, shall not apply when the audit committee is exercising the powers of supervisors in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Act, the Company Act and other laws.
Functional committees shall adopt organizational regulations to be resolved and approved by the board of directors. The organizational regulations should cover at least the number of members in the committee, terms of office, duties and authorities, meeting proceedings, and what resources to be provided by the company to support their exercise of duties.