Financial Supervisory Commission (Taiwan)

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Financial Supervisory Commission
Jīnróng Jiāndū Guănlĭ Wěiyuánhuì
ROC Financial Supervisory Commission Logo.svg
Banqiao Railway Station.jpg
FSC office is located inside the Banqiao station building
Agency overview
Formed 1 July 2004
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Banqiao District, New Taipei
Agency executives

The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC; Chinese: 金融監督管理委員會; pinyin: Jīnróng Jiāndū Guănlĭ Wěiyuánhuì, abbreviated to 金管會) is an independent government agency subordinate to the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China. It is responsible for regulating securities markets (including the Taiwan Stock Exchange and the Taiwan Futures Exchange), banking, and the insurance sector.[1]

Its main office is located in Banqiao District, New Taipei.[2]

The commission has faced frequent changes in leadership in its short history, due to scandals and crises which began when its first chairperson was removed from his position due to corruption.[3]


It was created on 1 July 2004 to unify several previously separate regulatory authorities which separately supervised different sectors of the finance industry.[4] Prior to the actual creation of the commission, several alternative structures for regulatory agency reform had been proposed, including a purely non-governmental commission, as well as the establishment of both a governmental regulatory agency and non-governmental supervisory commission; the choice of a purely governmental commission was finalised in 2003 by the Legislative Yuan.[5]

The reasons for the creation of the FSC as an umbrella independent financial regulator was due to:[6]

  1. Financial convergence and cross-market business - market has evolved and became more complex to manage
  2. Single financial regulator - one stop shop for regulating all securities and investments.
  3. Independent Authority at Cabinet Level - experts in their field without political interference
  4. Stronger Law Enforcement - cross referencing cases and building stronger case for misconduct




  • Department of Planning
  • Department of International Affairs
  • Department of Legal Affairs
  • Department of Information Management
  • Other support units

List of chairpersons[edit]

Overseas representative offices[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Waugh, Butler (1 April 2006). "Opening the Bourse". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Financial Supervisory Commission, Taiwan". Bloomberg. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Hu appointed chairman of FSC". Taipei Times. 2007-01-26. Retrieved 2007-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Financial Supervisory Commission - Annual Report 2004" (PDF). Financial Supervisory Commission. 31 May 2005. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Hwang, Dar-Yeh; Wu Wei-Hsiung (2006-09-15). "Financial System Reform in Taiwan" (PDF). JAE Conference on Financial System Reform and Monetary Policies in Asia. The Journal of Asian Economics. 
  6. ^ "金融監督管理委員會全球資訊網". Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 

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