(a) Application for a license to establish and maintain a state branch or state agency in this state shall be made on forms prescribed by the commissioner and shall be duly executed in duplicate by the foreign bank by one or more of its principal officers. Such application shall state the value of the assets of such bank as of the end of its most recent fiscal quarter, which shall be at least one million dollars in excess of its liabilities. Such application shall be accompanied by a copy of the charter or articles of incorporation of the foreign bank, and the bylaws, or their equivalents, and all amendments thereto, duly authenticated by the proper officer of such foreign bank. Each applicant for a license to establish and maintain a state branch or state agency in this state shall pay to the commissioner, at the time of application, a nonrefundable license fee of two thousand dollars.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 36a-428a
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Bank: means a Connecticut bank or a federal bank. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
- Commissioner: means the Banking Commissioner and, with respect to any function of the commissioner, includes any person authorized or designated by the commissioner to carry out that function. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
- Foreign bank: has the meaning given to that term in 12 USC Section 3101, as amended from time to time. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, any territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the trust territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
- State agency: has the meaning given to that term in 12 USC Section 3101, as amended from time to time. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
- State branch: has the meaning given to that term in 12 USC Section 3101, as amended from time to time. See Connecticut General Statutes 36a-2
(b) Upon the filing of the required application and license fee, the commissioner shall investigate the facts and may issue a license after the commissioner considers the effects of the proposed state branch or state agency on competition, the financial and managerial resources and future prospects of the applicant foreign bank and the proposed state branch or state agency, the public convenience and advantage that will be promoted, and the net new benefits to this state. As used in this subsection, “net new benefits” means (1) initial capital investments, including any new construction, (2) job creation plans, including, but not limited to, the number of jobs to be created and the average wage rates for each category of such jobs, (3) the potential for increasing state and municipal tax revenues from increased economic activity and increased employment, (4) consumer and business services and other benefits to the state, local community and citizens, and (5) such other matters as the commissioner may deem necessary or advisable.
(c) Any license issued pursuant to this section shall be conspicuously displayed in the place of business specified therein. Such license shall not be transferable or assignable.