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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVIII
BANKS AND BANKING
Chapter 662
FAMILY TRUST COMPANIES
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F.S. 662.121
662.121 Application for licensed family trust company; fees.An applicant seeking to operate as a licensed family trust company must file an application with the office on forms prescribed by the office, accompanied by a nonrefundable $10,000 application fee to be deposited into the Financial Institutions’ Regulatory Trust Fund pursuant to s. 655.049 for the purpose of administering this chapter. The application must contain or be accompanied by:
(1) The name of the proposed licensed family trust company.
(2) A copy of the articles of incorporation or articles of organization and the bylaws or operating agreement of the proposed licensed family trust company.
(3) The physical address and mailing address of the proposed licensed family trust company, which must be located in this state.
(4) A statement describing in detail the services that will be provided to family members by the proposed licensed family trust company.
(5) The name and biographical information of each individual who will initially serve as a director, officer, manager, or member acting in a managerial capacity of the proposed licensed family trust company.
(6) The name and biographical information of each individual who owns or has the ability or power to directly or indirectly vote at least 10 percent or more of the outstanding shares, membership interest, or membership units of the proposed licensed family trust company.
(7) The names of the designated relatives.
(8) The amount of the initial capital account of the proposed licensed family trust company and the form in which the capital was paid and will be maintained.
(9) The type and amount of bonds or insurance that will be procured and maintained on directors, officers, managers, or members acting in a managerial capacity or employees pursuant to s. 662.126.
(10) A statement signed by the applicant, or by the individual signing on behalf of the proposed licensed family trust company, under penalty of perjury, affirming that the following statements are true:
(a) The proposed licensed family trust company is not currently transacting business with the general public.
(b) No director, officer, manager, or member served as a director, officer, or manager, or acted in a managerial capacity, for a trust company or any other financial institution that had a license issued under the financial institutions codes or by the Federal Government or any other state, the District of Columbia, a territory of the United States, or a foreign country that was suspended or revoked within the 10 years preceding the date of the application.
(c) No director, officer, manager, or member acting in a managerial capacity has been convicted of, or pled guilty or nolo contendere, regardless of whether adjudication of guilt is entered by the court, to a violation of the financial institutions codes, including s. 655.50, chapter 896, or similar state or federal law or related rule, or to a crime involving fraud, misrepresentation, or moral turpitude.
(d) No director, officer, manager, or member acting in a managerial capacity has had a professional license suspended or revoked within the 10 years preceding the date of the application.
(e) All information contained in the application is true and correct to the best knowledge of the individual signing the application on behalf of the proposed licensed family trust company.
(11) Any other additional information reasonably required by the office.
History.s. 10, ch. 2014-97; s. 81, ch. 2015-2.