Article 3 (commencing with Section 640), Chapter 5 of the revised Banking Law applies to any distribution to its shareholders made after January 1, 1979, by a subject institution existing on January 1, 1979, except that any such distribution effected pursuant to a contract for the purchase or redemption of shares entered into by such subject institution prior to January 1, 1979, may be made if permissible under the applicable provisions of the revised Banking Law and the new General Corporation Law or under the applicable provisions of the prior Banking Law and the prior General Corporation Law in effect at the time such contract was entered into.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 2. (SB 664) Effective January 1, 2012.)

Terms Used In California Financial Code 254

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.