1125.33 Damages - immunity.

(A) No damages may be awarded in a proceeding brought pursuant to this chapter challenging any action by the superintendent of financial institutions, special deputy superintendent, receiver, or conservator, or any employee of any of them, or any person retained for services under this chapter. Any action for damages shall be brought in the court as a separate action.

(B) The superintendent, special deputy superintendent, receiver, conservator, or any employee of any of them, or any person retained for services under this chapter, is not subject to any civil liability or penalty, or to any criminal prosecution, for any error in judgment or discretion made in good faith in any action taken or omitted in an official capacity under this chapter.

(C) The superintendent, special deputy superintendent, receiver, conservator, or any employee of any of them, or any person retained for services under this chapter, is not liable in damages for any action or failure to act unless it is proved by clear and convincing evidence in court that the action or failure to act involved an act or omission undertaken with deliberate intent to cause injury to any of the bank, its shareholders, its depositors, or its creditors, or undertaken with reckless disregard for the best interests of any of the bank, its shareholders, its depositors, its creditors, or the public.

Cite as R.C. § 1125.33

History. Effective Date: 01-01-1997