2019 Idaho Code
Title 26 - BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 17 - IDAHO INTERNATIONAL BANKING ACT
Section 26-1708 - APPLICATION FOR LICENSE.
26-1708. APPLICATION FOR LICENSE. (1) Every international banking corporation, before being licensed by the director to transact a banking business in this state as an international bank branch or as an international bank agency or before maintaining in this state any office to carry on a banking business or any part of a banking business, shall subscribe and acknowledge and submit to the director, at the director’s office, a separate application, in duplicate, which shall state:
(a) The name of the international banking corporation;
(b) The location by street and post office address and county where its business is to be transacted in this state and the name of the person who is in charge of the business and affairs of the office;
(c) The location where its initial registered office will be located in this state;
(d) The amount of its capital actually paid in and the amount subscribed for and unpaid; and
(e) The actual value of the assets of the international banking corporation, which must be at least fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) in excess of its liabilities, and a complete and detailed statement of its financial condition as of a date within sixty (60) days before the date of the application; except that the director may, when necessary or expedient, accept the statement of financial condition as of a date within one hundred twenty (120) days before the date of the application.
(2) When the application is submitted to the director, the international banking corporation shall also submit a duly authenticated copy of its article of incorporation, or equivalent corporate document, and an authenticated copy of its bylaws, or an equivalent of the bylaws that is satisfactory to the director, and pay an investigation and supervision fee to be established by rule or order. The international banking corporation shall also submit to the director a certificate issued by the banking or supervisory authority of the country in which the international banking corporation is organized and licensed stating that the international banking corporation is duly organized and licensed and lawfully existing in good standing, and is empowered to conduct a general banking business.
(3) The director may approve or disapprove the application, but the director shall not approve the application unless, in the director’s opinion, the applicant meets every requirement of this chapter and any other applicable provision of this chapter and any rules adopted under this chapter. The director may specify any conditions as the director deems appropriate, considering the public interest, the need to maintain a sound and competitive banking system, and the preservation of an environment conducive to the conduct of an international banking business in this state.
(4) An international banking corporation may operate more than one (1) international bank branch in this state, each at a different place of business, provided each branch office is separately licensed to transact a banking business or any part of a banking business under this chapter. An international banking corporation may operate more than one (1) international bank agency in this state, each at a different place of business, provided each agency office is separately licensed to transact a banking business or any part of a banking business under this chapter.
(5) Notwithstanding subsection (4) of this section, no international banking corporation licensed to maintain one (1) or more international bank branches in this state shall be licensed to maintain an international bank agency in this state except upon termination of the operation of its international bank branches under section 26-1713(2), Idaho Code and no international banking corporation licensed to maintain one (1) or more international bank agencies in this state shall be licensed to maintain an international bank branch in this state except upon the termination of the operation of its international bank agencies under section 26-1713(2), Idaho Code.
[26-1708, added 1995, ch. 99, sec. 10, p. 310.]