On February 26, 2015, the Supreme Administrative Court held that the Ministry of Economic Affairs Investment Commission (“the Commission”) is conferred with the discretion to approve a foreign national’s domestic investment assignment application,  since  Subparagraph 2, Article 10 of the Statute for Investment by Foreign Nationals stipulates that such assignments shall require the Commission’s approval.  That  is,  the  Commission has the authority, in determining whether to approve the assignement, to review if  the  proposed  assignment would cause any negative effects in respect of national security, public morals, public interests, or public health in Taiwan and if such negative effects would exceed the economic benefits to Taiwan. However, since the lower court upheld the Commission’s decision without giving any rationale on what negative effects the disputed investment assignment would cause in Taiwan, the Supreme Administrative Court  remanded  the  case.