1151.053 Providing services to another financial institution's customers.

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

(B) The superintendent shall approve or disapprove a savings and loan association's request for approval of a contract authorized by division (A) of this section within thirty days after accepting a savings and loan association's application for the superintendent's approval of the contract.

(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 the contracting savings and loan association and the other savings and loan associations, banks, and savings banks;

(2) The adequacy of the capital and stated capital of the contracting savings and loan association and the other savings and loan associations, banks, and savings banks;

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

(4) Whether the contract is being used to avoid application of the criteria for establishing a branch under section 1151.05 of the Revised Code or any kind of business combination under section 1151.60 of the Revised Code.

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

Effective Date: 10-01-1996