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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVIII
BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 655
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS GENERALLY
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F.S. 655.418
655.418 Nonconforming activities; cessation.If, as a result of a merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition, the resulting financial entity is to be of a different type or of a different character than any one or all of the participating or converting financial institutions, such resulting financial entity is subject to the following conditions and limitations:
(1) PLAN FOR TERMINATION.The plan of merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition must set forth the method and schedule for terminating those activities that are not permitted by the laws of this state for the resulting financial entity but were authorized for the participating or converting financial institutions.
(2) EFFECTIVE DATE.The plan of merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition must state that, from the effective date of such action, the resulting financial entity will not engage in any nonconforming activities, except to the extent necessary to fulfill obligations existing before the merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition pursuant to subsection (4).
(3) COMPLIANCE WITH LENDING AND INVESTMENT LIMITATIONS.If, as a result of such merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition, the resulting financial entity will exceed any lending, investment, or other limitations imposed by law, the financial entity must conform to such limitations within such period of time as is established by the office.
(4) DIVESTITURE.The office may, as a condition to such merger, consolidation, conversion, or acquisition, require a nonconforming activity to be divested in accordance with such additional requirements as it considers appropriate under the circumstances.
History.s. 4, ch. 82-214; s. 1, ch. 85-65; s. 1, ch. 91-307; ss. 1, 37, ch. 92-303; s. 1728, ch. 2003-261; s. 11, ch. 2011-194.