The Money Laundering Control Act will apply to lawyers, notaries public and accountants only if the services they provide in connection with the incorporation, operation or management of companies involve fund planning.
On 28 August 2018, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) issued a ruling to amend that the long-term credit rating of the issuer or guarantor and the issue rating of the offshore structured products purchased by non-professional investors through a trust investment or consigned trading, or offshore structured products which are the subordinate to investment-linked policies, which are adjusted from A+/A1 or above to A/A2.
On 16 August 2018, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced that from 1 January 2019, the monthly minimum wage will be adjusted from NTD 22,000 to NTD 23,100, and the hourly minimum wage will be adjusted from NTD 140 to NTD 150 dollars.
On 15 June 2018, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) issued a ruling to amend a previous ruling in connection with the issuance of employee stock option and transfer of treasury stock to employees of public reporting companies.
On 1 June 2018, in order to fulfill the gist of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Executive Yuan passed the amendment to the Labor Standards Act and submitted the draft to the Legislative Yuan for review, under which relevant discriminative wordings on disabled people are modified.
On 31 May 2018, for the development of the domestic financial bonds market and providing more financial products to investment expertise in the financial market, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) promulgated the amendments to the "Regulations Governing Issuance of Financial Bonds by Banks".