United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) („UMC“), an industry-leading Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturing company, today pleaded guilty to one count of receiving and possessing
a stolen trade secret, and agreed to pay a fine of $60 million USD.

UMC’s plea and Plea Agreement resolve a 2018 trade secrets case brought against UMC by the U.S. Department of Justice. (“DOJ”)