1119.01 Foreign bank definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

(A) "Foreign bank" means any company, or any subsidiary or affiliate of a company, organized under the laws of a foreign country, a territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, or the Virgin Islands, that engages in the business of banking. "Foreign bank" includes, without limitation, a foreign commercial bank, foreign merchant bank, or other foreign institution that engages in banking activities usually conducted in connection with the business of banking in the country that granted its charter or countries where the foreign institution is operating.

(B) "Executive officer" has the same meaning as in section 1109.23 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 01-01-1997 .