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Title XXXVIII
BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 663
INTERNATIONAL BANKING
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F.S. 663.176
663.176 Liquidation; notice of possession.When the office has taken possession of an international banking corporation and has determined to liquidate the corporation’s affairs, the office shall notify all persons who may have claims against the corporation to present such claims to the office and make proper proof of such claims within 4 months after the date of such notice and at a place specified in the notice; provided, if the office finds that a shorter period than 4 months will afford a reasonable time for presenting claims and making proof of such claims, the office may specify such shorter period which shall in no event be less than 30 days. In any event, the office shall specify in such notice the last day for processing claims and for making proof of such claims. The office shall cause such notice to be mailed to all persons whose names appear as creditors upon the books of the corporation. Such notice to persons appearing as depositors shall be mailed to the address appearing upon the deposit records or ledger of the corporation. The office shall also cause such notice to be published biweekly in such newspaper or newspapers as the office may direct in the county where the principal office of the corporation in the state is located and, in the office’s discretion, elsewhere for publication 3 consecutive months, the first to be published more than 90 days before the last day fixed in such notice for presenting proof of claims. However, if the notice requires claims to be presented within less than 4 months, the office shall cause such notice to be published weekly in such newspaper or newspapers as the office may direct for 3 consecutive weeks, the first publication to be published more than 21 days before the last day fixed in such notice for presenting claims. Such notice shall specify that all persons having claims for priority of payment shall make demand in writing for priority in the proof of their claims. The office shall have no power to accept any claim presented after the date specified in such notice as the last date for presenting claims.
History.s. 4, ch. 97-109; s. 1839, ch. 2003-261.