12 CFR 217.1 - Authority, purpose, and scope.
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(a) Authority. This part is issued under the authority of section 19 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 371a, 461, 505), section 7 of the International Banking Act of 1978 (12 U.S.C. 3105), section 11 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 248), and section 8 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1818), unless otherwise noted.
(b) Purpose. This part prohibits the payment of interest on demand deposits by member banks and other depository institutions within the scope of this part.
(1) This regulation applies to state chartered banks that are members of the Federal Reserve under section 9 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 321, et seq.) and to all national banks. The regulation also applies to any Federal branch or agency of a foreign bank and to a State uninsured branch or agency of a foreign bank in the same manner and to the same extent as if the branch or agency were a member bank, except as may be otherwise provided by the Board, if:
(ii) Its parent foreign bank is controlled by a foreign company which owns or controls foreign banks that in the aggregate have total worldwide consolidated bank assets in excess of $1 billion; or
(iii) Its parent foreign bank is controlled by a group of foreign companies that own or control foreign banks that in the aggregate have total worldwide consolidated bank assets in excess of $1 billion.
(2) For deposits held by a member bank or a foreign bank, this regulation does not apply to “any deposit that is payable only at an office located outside of the United States” (i.e., the States of the United States and the District of Columbia) as defined in § 204.2(t) of the Board's Regulation D—Reserve Requirements of Depository Institutions (12 CFR 20.4).
[Reg. Q, 51 FR 9637, Mar. 20, 1986, as amended at 57 FR 43336, Sept. 21, 1992]
Title 12 published on 2014-01-01
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