2017 Florida Statutes
BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES
Creation of banking or trust corporation.
Banker’s banks; formation; applicability of financial institutions codes; exceptions.
Application for authority to organize a bank or trust company.
Investigation by office.
Approval of application; findings required.
Coordination with federal agencies.
Submission of articles of incorporation; contents; form; approval; filing; commencement of corporate existence; bylaws.
Subscriptions for stock; approval of major shareholders.
Opening for business.
Places of transacting business; branches; facilities.
Control of bank or trust company; definitions and related provisions.
Acquisition of control of a bank or trust company.
Acquisition or ownership of state banks by international banking corporations.
Application of the Florida Business Corporation Act.
Directors, number, qualifications; officers.
Shares of capital stock.
Share options; warrants.
Changes in capital.
Dividends and surplus.
Stockholders; examination of records.
Definitions for merger and consolidation.
Merger; resulting state or national bank.
Plan of merger and merger agreement.
Approval by office; valuation of assets; emergency action.
Approval by stockholders; rights of dissenters; preemptive rights.
Certificate of merger and effective date; effect on charters and powers.
Commercial loans by financial institutions.
Banks authorized to make commodity loans.
Borrowing; limits of indebtedness.
Depositories of public moneys and pledge of assets.
Investment powers and limitations.
Fees and assessments.
Taking possession of insolvent state banks or trust companies.
Appointment of receiver or liquidator.
Office action; notice and court confirmation.
Receiver; powers and duties.
Liquidator; powers and duties.
Transfers by banks and other acts in contemplation of insolvency.
Receivers or liquidators under supervision of office.
Prima facie evidence.
Procedure in voluntary liquidation.
Credit Card Bank Act.