1. A foreign banking corporation licensed pursuant to this article to maintain a representative office in this state shall file with the superintendent a notice, in such form and containing such information as the superintendent may prescribe, no later than fourteen calendar days after such foreign banking corporation becomes aware of any acquisition of control of such corporation or merges with another foreign banking corporation.

Terms Used In N.Y. Banking Law 221-I

  • 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.
  • foreign banking corporation: when used in this article, shall mean any banking institution organized under the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United States, any state of the United States or Puerto Rico. See N.Y. Banking Law 221-B
  • representative: shall mean any person or entity engaging in any activity in this state for or on behalf of a foreign banking corporation, provided that such activity is not otherwise permitted by law. See N.Y. Banking Law 221-B

2. Control, for purposes of this section, means any person or entity, or group of persons or entities acting in concert, directly or indirectly, owning, controlling, or holding with power to vote, twenty-five percent or more of any class of voting stock of such foreign banking corporation, or having the ability in any manner to elect a majority of the directors of such foreign banking corporation, or otherwise exercising a controlling influence over the management and policies of such foreign banking corporation as defined by the superintendent by regulation.