Licensing authority means:
(1) The relevant state supervisor, with respect to an application to establish a state branch, state agency, commercial lending company, or representative office of a foreign bank; or
(2) The Comptroller, with respect to an application to establish a federal branch or federal agency.
12 CFR § 211.21
The definitions contained in 211.1 and 211.2 apply to this subpart, except as a term is otherwise defined in this section: