(a) Filing procedures—(1) Where to file. An application by a foreign bank for consent to operate as a noninsured state branch, as permitted by § 347.215(b) of this chapter, shall be submitted in writing to the appropriate FDIC office.
(2)Content of filing. A complete letter application shall include the following information:
(i) The kinds of deposit activities in which the state branch proposes to engage;
(ii) The expected source of deposits;
(iii) The manner in which deposits will be solicited;
(iv) How the activity will maintain or improve the availability of credit to all sectors of the United States economy, including the international trade finance sector;
(v) That the activity will not give the foreign bank an unfair competitive advantage over United States banking organizations; and
(vi) A resolution by the applicant's board of directors, or evidence of approval by senior management if a resolution is not required pursuant to the applicant's organizational documents, authorizing the filing of the application.