Database Contents of APEC Member Chinese Taipei

Policy Statements
Competition Policies/Laws
Organizational Structure
Administrative Procedures
Enforcement Guidance/ Guidelines
Publications
Q & As
Decisions of Administrative or Quasi-judicial Agencies
Judicial Cases
International and/or Bilateral Cooperation Arrangements
Issues Related to Competition Laws
Statistical Data

Policy Statements

IAP(2005)
Explanatory Notes to the Amendment to the Fair Trade Law (2002)
IAP(2001)
Explanatory Material Relevant to the Revised Articles of the Fair Trade Law (1999)
Deregulation Task Force: Summary Report(1996)
Exemptions and Exceptions to Competition Policy and Law(1996)
Open Markets as an Approach to Competition Policy -- Small Businesses in a Free Market Economy(1996)

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Competition Policies/Laws

Fair Trade Law
Fair Trade Law of 1992
Fair Trade Law of 1999
Fair Trade Law of 2000
Fair Trade Law of 2002
Fair Trade Law of 2010
Fair Trade Law of 2011
Fair Trade Law of 2015 (February)
Fair Trade Law of 2015(June)
Fair Trade Law of 2017
Enforcement Rules of Fair Trade Law 
Enforcement Rules of Fair Trade Law of 1992
Implementing Rules of Fair Trade Law of 1999
Enforcement Rules of Fair Trade Law of 2002 
Enforcement Rules of Fair Trade Law of 2014 
Enforcement Rules of Fair Trade Law of 2015 
Regulations
Regulations on Immunity and Reduction of Fines in Illegal Concerted Action Cases

Regulations for the Examination of Financial Holding Company Merger Cases

Regulations for Calculation of Administrative Fines for Serious Violations of Article 9 and Article 15 of the Fair Trade Law

Regulations concerning Multi-Level Marketing
Multi-Level Marketing Supervision Act

Enforcement Rules of Multi-Level Marketing Supervision Act of 2014

Enforcement Rules of Multi-Level Marketing Supervision Act of 2015

Criterion for Multi-level Marketing Enterprises Filing Reports for Record or Amendment
Threshold for the Multi-Level Marketing enterprises' financial statements required to be audited by CPAs

Regulations for the Establishment and Administration of the Multi-level Marketing Enterprises and Participants Protection Institute

Others 
Thresholds and Calculation of Sales Amount which Enterprises of a Merger shall File with the Fair Trade Commission
The Threshold of Total Sales at Which an Enterprise is Exempted from being Deemed as a Monopolistic Enterprise
Merger Types to Which Paragraph 1 of Article 11 of the Fair Trade Law Does Not Apply

 

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Organizational Structure

A Brief Introduction on the Fair Trade Commission

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Administrative Procedures


Regulatory Framework
Case Handling Flow Chart
Flow Chart for Pre-Merger Notification by Enterprises
Flow Chart for Handling Applications for Concerted Actions among Enterprises
Flow Chart for Application for Immunity or Reduction of Fines in Illegal Concerted Action Cases

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Enforcement Guidance/ Guidelines

Enterprise
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Policy Statements) on Trade Associations and Other Business Groups
Definition of Relevant Markets
  Principles of the Fair Trade Commission Regarding the Definition of Relevant Markets
Merger
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Handling Merger Filings
  Directions for Enterprises Filing for Merger
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Extraterritorial Mergers
Concerted Actions
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) for Concerted Petroleum Purchasing by Individual Petrol Stations
  Public Notice on Filings for Approval or Extension of Concerted Actions
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Approval of Concerted Pricing among Small or Medium-sized Enterprises
Impeding Fair Competition
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Elevator Enterprise Sales and Maintenance
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Technology Licensing Arrangements
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on the Reviewing of Cases Involving Enterprises Issuing Warning Letters for Infringement on Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Rights
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Policy Statements) on the Sales of Elementary and Junior High School Textbooks
False,Untrue and Misleading Advertisement
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Comparative Advertising
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Handling Promotional Advertisement
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Cases of Weight Loss and Body Care Activities
Other Deceptive or Obviously Unfair Conducts
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions(Guidelines) on Selling Presale Houses
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Reviewing Cases Involving Consigning of Household Production
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Big Enterprises' Payment to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on the Sales Practices of Overseas Holiday Resort Membership Cards
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on the Business Practices of Franchisers (Appecdix1) (Appendix2)
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on the Application of Article 25 of the Fair Trade Law
Digital Convergence
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Policy Statements) on Cable Television Related Enterprises
Financial Industry
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Policy Statements) on the Financial Industry
Distribution Industry
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Trade Practices between Department Stores and Counters
Other Administrative Procedures
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Handling Administrative Settlements
  Fair Trade Commission Guidelines on Oral Arguments in Cases
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Cases Handled by Administrative Guidance
Real Estate Brokerage
Energy Industry
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Policy Statements) on Bottled Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Manual Distribution Center Operations
Automobile Business
  Fair Trade Commission Disposal Directions (Guidelines) on Cases Involving Auto Parts (accessories) Transactions

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Publications

Publications List of the Fair Trade Commission
Study Reports of the Fair Trade Commission
FTC Newsletter
 

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Q & As

Fair Trade Law
Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act

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Decisions of Administrative or Quasi-judicial Agencies

Fair Trade Law (2015.02.04~)
Fair Trade Law (1992~2015.02.03)
Multi-level Marketing Supervision Act (2014.01.29~ )

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Judicial Cases

Monopoly (Article 5 , 10 )

Merger (Article 6 , 11 , 12 ).

Concerted Actions (Article 7 , 14 , 15 )
Resale Price Maintenance(Article 18 )
Other Restrictive Business Practices (Article 19 )
Counterfeiting Commodities or Trademark (Article 20 )
False,Untrue and Misleading Advertisement (Article 21 )
Damage to Business Reputation (Article 22 )
Improper Multi-level or Obviously Unfair Conducts (Article 823 )
Other Deceptive or Obviously Unfair Conducts (Article 24 )
Others (Article 41 )

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International and/or Bilateral Cooperation Arrangements

Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of East Asian Relations and the Interchange Association Regarding the Application of Competition Laws
Agreement between the Fair Trade Commission and the Authority of Consumer Protection and Competition Defense of the Republic of Panama(English)(espanol)(Chinese)
Co-operation Agreement Between the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission and the Hungarian Competition Authority Regarding the Application of Competition and Fair Trading Laws
Memorandum of Understanding between the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada Regarding the Application of Competition Laws
Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Cooperation of Competition Law Implementation between the Fair Trade Commission of Taiwan (TFTC) and the Unfair Competition Regulatory Authority of Mongolia (UCRA)
Cooperation Arrangement between the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission and the French Competition Council Regarding the Application of their Competition Rules
Cooperation arrangement between the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission,the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the New Zealand Commerce Commission regarding the application of competition and Fair Trading Laws
Cooperation and Coordination Arrangement between the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and the Australian Commerce and Industry Office Regarding the Application of the Competition and Fair Trading Laws
Co-operation and Co-ordination Arrangement Between the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office Regarding the Application of the Competition and Fair Trading Laws

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Issues Related to Competition Laws

List of Academics and Specialists-Institutions
1. Taiwan Research Institute
2.Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
3.The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research
4. Chinese Taipei APEC Stucy Center(CTASC)
List of Academics and Specialists-Specialists
1.Former Commissioners of the Fair Trade Commission
2.Advisors of APEC Competition Policy and Law Database for Chinese Taipei
3.Professors and Specialists regarding FTC's Conference
Foreign Trade
1. Foreign Trade Act
2. Enforcement Rules of the Foreign Trade Act
Trademark
1. Trademark Act
2. Enforcement Rules of the Trademark Act
Patent
1. Patent Act
2. Enforcement Rules of the Patent Act
Copyright
1. Copyright Act
Trade Secret
1. Trade Secrets Act
Integrated Circuit Layout Protection
1. Integrated Circuit Layout Protection Act
2. Enforcement Rules of the Integrated Layout Protection Act
Consumer Protection
1. Consumer Protection Act
2. The Enforcement Rules of the Consumer Protection Act
3. Financial Consumer Protection Act
The Regulations Governing the Implementation of the Imposition of Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties

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Statistical Data

Cases Received
Case Statistics on Violation of the Fair Trade Law
Case Statistics on Approvals of Concerted Action
Case Statistics on Approvals of Merger
Statistics on Multi-level Marketing Enterprises Reporting to the Commission for Recordation

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