2017 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
Chapter 167I CORPORATE BANK TRANSACTIONS: MERGERS, CONSOLIDATIONS, PURCHASE OF ASSETS AND CONVERSIONS
Section 18 Interim banks
Section 18. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner may, subject to such terms and conditions as the commissioner may impose, grant a certificate to establish an interim bank, which may be a savings bank, co-operative bank or a trust company, owned by a bank holding company or a banking institution, as defined in section 1 of chapter 167A, or a mutual holding company, as defined in section 1 of chapter 167H, for the sole purpose of facilitating a multi-step corporate transaction involving a bank, as defined in section 1 of chapter 167; provided, however, that the interim bank under this chapter, chapter 167A, 167H, 167I or any other chapter shall not receive deposits or otherwise carry on a banking business under the laws of the commonwealth.