12 CFR 28.4 - Permissible activities.
(a) General. Subject to the applicable approval process, if any, a national bank may engage in any activity in a foreign country that is:
(1) Permissible for a national bank in the United States; and
(2) Usual in connection with the business of banking in the country where it transacts business.
(b) Additional activities. In addition to its general banking powers, a national bank may engage in any activity in a foreign country that is permissible under the FRB's Regulation K, 12 CFR part 211.
(c) Foreign operations guarantees. A national bank may guarantee the deposits and other liabilities of its Edge corporations and Agreement corporations and of its corporate instrumentalities in foreign countries.