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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVIII
BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 663
INTERNATIONAL BANKING
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F.S. 663.021
663.021 Civil action subpoena enforcement.
(1) Notwithstanding s. 655.059, an international representative office, international bank agency, international branch, or international administrative office established under this chapter is not required to produce a book or record pertaining to a deposit account, investment account, or loan of a customer of the international banking corporation’s offices that are located outside the United States or its territories in response to a subpoena if the book or record is maintained outside the United States or its territories and is not in the possession, custody, or control of the international banking corporation’s office, agency, or branch established in this state.
(2) This section applies only to a subpoena issued pursuant to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, or other similar law or rule of civil procedure in another state. This section does not apply to a subpoena issued by or on behalf of a federal, state, or local government law enforcement agency, administrative or regulatory agency, legislative body, or grand jury and does not limit the power of the office to access all books and records in the exercise of the office’s regulatory and supervisory powers under the financial institutions codes.
History.s. 7, ch. 2015-64; s. 6, ch. 2017-83.