1161.071 Providing services to another financial institution's customers.

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

(B) The superintendent shall approve or disapprove a savings bank's request for approval of a contract authorized by division (A) of this section within thirty days after accepting a savings bank'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 bank and the other savings banks, banks, and savings and loan associations;

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

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

(4) Whether the contract is being used to avoid application of the criteria for establishing a branch under section 1161.05 of the Revised Code or any kind of business combination under section 1161.76 or 1161.77 of the Revised Code.

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

Cite as R.C. § 1161.071

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1996