1117.05 Providing services at another institution's offices.

(A) With the written approval of the superintendent of financial institutions, a bank may contract with one or more other banks, savings banks, and savings associations to provide services to the contracting bank's customers at any or all of the offices of the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations as if the offices of the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations were offices of the contracting bank.

(B) The superintendent shall determine whether to accept a bank's application for approval of a contract authorized by division (A) of this section within ten business days after receiving a bank's application for the superintendent's approval of the contract. The superintendent shall approve or disapprove the contract within thirty days after accepting the bank's application.

(C) In determining whether to approve or disapprove a contract authorized by division (A) of this section, the superintendent shall consider all of the following:

(1) The adequacy of the management of both the contracting bank and the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations;

(2) The adequacy of the capital and paid-in capital of both the contracting bank and the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations;

(3) The adequacy of the operations and controls of both the contracting bank and the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations;

(4) Whether the contract is being used to avoid application of the criteria for establishing a banking office under section 1117.02 of the Revised Code or any kind of business combination under Chapter 1115. of the Revised Code.

(D) This section does not authorize a contracting bank to establish new deposit accounts, extend credit, or create new banking relationships through offices of the other banks, savings banks, and savings associations.

Effective Date: 01-01-1997