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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)

Title XXXVIII
BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 662
FAMILY TRUST COMPANIES
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F.S. 662.125
662.125 Directors or managers.
(1) Exclusive authority to manage a family trust company or licensed family trust company is vested in a board of directors, if a corporation, or a board of directors or managers, if a limited liability company.
(2) A family trust company or licensed family trust company shall have at least three directors, if a corporation, or three directors or managers, if a limited liability company. At least one director or manager of the company must be a resident of this state.
(3) The licensed family trust company shall notify the office of the proposed appointment of an individual to the board of directors or addition as a member, or the appointment or employment of an individual as an officer or manager or member acting in a managerial capacity or equivalent position, at least 60 days before such appointment or employment becomes effective, if the company:
(a) Has been licensed for less than 2 years.
(b) Has undergone a change in control within the preceding 2 years.
(c) Is operating under a cease and desist order.

The notification must include the name and such biographical information as the office may reasonably require.

(4) A licensed family trust company may not appoint an individual to the board of directors, add a member, or appoint or employ an officer or manager or member acting in a managerial capacity or equivalent, if the office issues a notice of disapproval with respect to that person.
(5) The office shall issue a notice of disapproval if the office finds that the proposed appointment or employment of a person would otherwise cause the licensed family trust company to violate any of the requirements set forth in s. 662.121(10)(b)-(d) or s. 662.1215(2)(a).
History.s. 16, ch. 2014-97.