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Issue No.: Financial-Supervisory-Securities-Firms-1040038321 
Issue Date: 2015/10/30
Summary: Stocks in the Foreign-National Natural Person Account of a Natural Person with Dual Nationality Now Permitted to Be Remitted by Wire Into the Person's Taiwan-National Natural Person Account (No. Financial-Supervisory-Securities-Firms-1040038321)
Content:     Stocks in the Foreign-National Natural Person Account of a Natural Person with Dual Nationality Now Permitted to Be Remitted by Wire Into the Person's Taiwan-National Natural Person Account(No. Financial-Supervisory-Securities-Firms-1040038321)

    Order of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)

    Issue date: 30 October 2015
    Issue number: Financial-Supervisory-Securities-Firms-1040038321
  1. It is permitted that a natural person with both Taiwan (ROC) nationality and foreign nationality may, after forfeiting one nationality and becoming a person with one single nationality, apply with the securities firm for wire transfer operations for the TWSE (or TPEx) listed stocks or Emerging Company stocks that the person originally holds; however, if the circumstances require compliance with the Statute for Investment by Overseas Chinese or the Statute for Investment by Foreign Nationals, then the person is still required to apply for approval with the Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  2. It is permitted that a natural person with both Taiwan (ROC) nationality and foreign nationality may, after undertaking and agreeing to cancel the original foreign-national natural person account, apply with the securities firm for wire transfer into the person's Taiwan-national natural person account of the TWSE (or TPEx) listed stocks or Emerging Company stocks that the person originally holds.
  3. This Order is effective from this day forward. The 30 November 2010 Order No. Financial-Supervisory-Securities-Firms-0990066528 of the FSC is repealed from this day forward.
    Originals: Post on the public notice board of the FSC and the public notice board of the Securities and Futures Bureau, FSC
    Copies: Legal Affairs Committee, Executive Yuan; Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan); FSC (Department of Legal Affairs; Department of Information Management); FSC Banking Bureau; FSC Financial Examination Bureau; Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation; Taipei Exchange; Taiwan Securities Association; Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation; Lex Data Information Inc.; Root International Information Co., Ltd.; Winkler Partners, Attorneys at Law; all custodian banks