§ 54B-30 Conversion from State to federal association
§ 54B-31 Conversion from federal to State association
§ 54B-32 Simultaneous charter and ownership conversion
§ 54B-33 Conversion of mutual to stock association
§ 54B-34 Conversion of stock associations to mutual associations
§ 54B-34.1 Conversion to State association
§ 54B-34.2 Conversion to bank
§ 54B-35 Merger of like savings and loan associations
§ 54B-36 Merger of associations where ownership is converted
§ 54B-37 Merger of mutual and stock associations
§ 54B-37.1 Simultaneous conversion/merger
§ 54B-39 Merger of federal with State associations
§ 54B-40 Voluntary dissolution by directors
§ 54B-41 Voluntary dissolution by stockholders or members
§ 54B-42 Rules, regulations and reports of voluntary dissolution
§ 54B-43 Stock dividends
§ 54B-44 Supervisory mergers, consolidations, conversions, and combination mergers and conversions
§ 54B-45 Interim associations
§ 54B-46 Conversion of bank to stock association
§ 54B-47 Merger of banks and associations

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 54B > Article 3 - Fundamental Changes

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Application: means the completed package of the application to organize a State association, establish a branch office or conversion of structure of a savings and loan association which the Commissioner of Banks considers in making his recommendation. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: includes a State association or a federal association unless limited by use of the words "State" or "federal. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Certificate of approval: means a document signed by the Commissioner of Banks informing the North Carolina Secretary of State that the Commission has approved the certificate of incorporation of a proposed association. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Certified copy: means a copy of an original document or paper which has been signed by the person or persons who certify such document to be an exact copy of the original. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Commission: means the State Banking Commission of the Department of Commerce. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Banks authorized pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 53C of the General Statutes. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Control: means the power, directly or indirectly, to direct the management or policies of an association or to vote twenty-five percent (25%) or more of any class of voting securities for an association. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Examination and investigation: means a supervisory inspection of an association or proposed association which may include inspection of every relevant piece of information including subsidiary or affiliated businesses. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Federal association: means a corporation or association organized and operated under the provisions of federal law and regulation to conduct a savings and loan business. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of receiving, soliciting or accepting money or its equivalent on deposit and/or lending money or its equivalent. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Interim association: means an association formed to facilitate the acquisition of one hundred percent (100%) of the voting shares of an existing stock association by a newly-formed association or an existing savings and loan holding company or to facilitate any other transaction the Commissioner of Banks may approve. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Members: means withdrawable account holders and borrowers in a State mutual association. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Mutual association: means all mutual savings and loan associations owned by members of the association, and organized under the provisions of this Chapter or its predecessor for the primary purpose of promoting thrift and home financing. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Plan of conversion: means a detailed outline of the procedure of the conversion of an association from one to another regulatory authority or from one to another form of ownership. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Principal office: means the office which houses the headquarters of an association. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Rules and regulations: means those regulatory procedures and guidelines issued by the Commissioner of Banks and approved by the Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • savings and loan association: when used in the General Statutes, shall mean an association and shall be interchangeable. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • State association: means a corporation or association organized under this Chapter or its predecessor and operated under the provisions of this Chapter to conduct the savings and loan business; or a corporation organized under the provisions of the predecessors to this Chapter and operated under the provisions of this Chapter; or a corporation organized under the provisions of federal law and so converted as to be operated under the provisions of this Chapter. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Stock association: means any corporation or company owned by holders of capital stock and organized under the provisions of this Chapter for the primary purpose of promoting thrift and home financing. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Voluntary dissolution: means the dissolution and liquidation of an association initiated by its ownership. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4
  • Withdrawable accounts: means accounts in which a customer or member places funds with an association which may be withdrawn by the account holder. See North Carolina General Statutes 54B-4