1119.02 Foreign bank license.

(A) No foreign bank shall conduct any operations in this state connected to its banking business, unless it has a license issued by the superintendent of financial institutions under this chapter or by the office of the comptroller of the currency. Any license issued by the superintendent under this chapter is effective until surrendered by the foreign bank or revoked by the superintendent.

(B) Except as provided in section 1117.05 of the Revised Code, no person shall conduct any operations in this state connected to a foreign bank's banking business as a representative or as an agent of a foreign bank, unless the foreign bank is licensed to conduct those operations either by the superintendent under this chapter or by the office of the comptroller of the currency.

(C) If any person conducts operations in this state as a representative or agent of a foreign bank, the foreign bank is deemed to be conducting those operations.

Effective Date: 01-01-1997