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Taiwan Corporate Governance Implementation as Required by the Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission
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Continuing Education/Training of Directors in 2014

Name

Date

Host by

Training/Speech Title

Duration

Morris Chang (Note)

01/22

CommonWealth Magazine

Speech: Lack of Qualified Human Resources in Taiwan’s Economy

1 hour

03/27

Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association

Speech: The Next Big Thing

1 hour

05/02

College of Law, National Taiwan University

Speech: Challenges and Breakthroughs

1 hour

F.C. Tseng

05/09

Securities & Future Institute

Trade Secret Protection

3 hours

12/02

Taiwan Corporate Governance Association

The Effectiveness of Taiwan Corporate Boards is Assessed from the Viewpoint in the Book “The Effective Board”

3 hours

Stan Shih (Note)

07/11

Middle and Senior Managers Innovation Academy, Industrial Technology Research Institute

Speech: Wangdao Corporate Management

2 hours

11/06

Taiwan Corporate Governance Association

Legal Liability of the Directors of Public Companies

3 hours

Kok-Choo Chen

11/09

Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

Legal Structure and Management of Private Museums

3.5 hours

Johnsee Lee

08/21

Securities and Futures Institute

Public Companies Integrity Management and Corporate Social Responsibility Forum

3 hours

12/05

Monte Jode Science & Technology Association

Global Patent Litigation Trends and Development

3 hours

Morris Chang

F.C. Tseng

Sir Peter Leahy Bonfield

Stan Shih

Thomas J. Engibous

Gregory C. Chow

Kok-Choo Chen

Johnsee Lee

05/13

TSMC

Speech: “Recent Political & Economic Developments in Taiwan”
by Dr. Chi SU, Chairman of Taipei Forum

45 minutes

  1. From time to time, TSMC provides directors with information concerning regulatory requirements and developments as related to directors’ activities. TSMC management also regularly presents updates on the Company’s business and other information to directors.
  2. Regular regulatory update reports are provided by TSMC’s General Counsel and by the Company’s independent auditors at the Audit Committee meetings such as:
    - Conflict-free Minerals
    - U.S. SEC Rules update

Note: Selected speeches on corporate governance and related topics.

Continuing Education/Training of Management in 2014

Name

Date

Host by

Training

Duration

Lora Ho

Senior Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Spokesperson

05/09

Securities & Future Institute

Trade Secret Protection

3 hours

Sylvia Fang

Vice President and General Counsel

11/14

- College of Law, National Taiwan University (NTU)

- NTU Law Foundation

International Conference on Trade Secrets Protection and Litigation

7 hours

12/07-
12/09

Intellectual Property Business Congress (IPBC)

IPBC Asia 2014 (in Shanghai)

16 hours

Jessica Chou

Director, Accounting
Division

05/23

Accounting Research and Development Foundation

The Proposed Amendments to R.O.C. Tax Regulations Corresponding to the Adoption of Taiwan-IFRSs

3 hours

05/23

The R.O.C. Corporate Tax Administrative Relief and Case Studies

3 hours

08/06

How to Build a Competitive Capital Structure

3 hours

11/26

The Comparisons of Legal Responsibilities for “Economic Crime” in China and Taiwan and Case Studies

3 hours

John Liang

Director, Internal Audit
Division

12/12

The Institute of Internal Auditors, R.O.C.

Regulation Compliance Risk Management for Entities

6 hours

12/24

Accounting Research and Development Foundation

Update of Amendment of Regulations Governing Establishment of Internal Control Systems by Public Companies

6 hours

In addition, various training programs and speech presentations were also provided by TSMC’s Legal Organization for Management and the relevant divisions, such as:

  • Anti-bribery/corruption
  • Antitrust (unfair competition)
  • Environmental Protection
  • Insider Trading
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Privacy Protection
  • Export Control Enhancement