bank holding company
(1) In general As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires— (A) Savings association The term “savings association” includes a savings bank or cooperative bank which is deemed by the appropriate Federal banking agency to be a savings association under subsection (l). (B) Uninsured institution The term “uninsured institution” means any depository institution the deposits of which are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. (C) Company The term “company” means any corporation, partnership, trust, joint-stock company, or similar organization, but does not include the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Resolution Trust Corporation, any Federal home loan bank, or any company the majority of the shares of which is owned by the United States or any State, or by an instrumentality of the United States or any State. (D) Savings and loan holding company (i) In general Except as provided in clause (ii), the term “savings and loan holding company” means any company that directly or indirectly controls a savings association or that controls any other company that is a savings and loan holding company. (ii) Exclusion The term “savings and loan holding company” does not include— (I) a bank holding company that is registered under, and subject to, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 ( 12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.), or to any company directly or indirectly controlled by such company (other than a savings association); (II) a company that controls a savings association that functions solely in a trust or fiduciary capacity as described in section 2(c)(2)(D) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 ( 12 U.S.C. 1841(c)(2)(D) ); or (III) a company described in subsection (c)(9)(C) solely by virtue of such company’s control of an intermediate holding company established pursuant to section 1467b of this title . (E) Multiple savings and loan holding company The term “multiple savings and loan holding company” means any savings and loan holding company which directly or indirectly controls 2 or more savings associations. (F) Diversified savings and loan holding company The term “diversified savings and loan holding company” means any savings and loan holding company whose subsidiary savings association and related activities as permitted under paragraph (2) of subsection (c) of this section represented, on either an actual or a pro forma basis, less than 50 percent of its consolidated net worth at the close of its preceding fiscal year and of its consolidated net earnings for such fiscal year, as determined in accordance with regulations issued by the appropriate Federal banking agency. (G) Subsidiary The term “subsidiary” has the same meaning as in section 1813 of this title . (H) Affiliate The term “affiliate” of a savings association means any person which controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such savings association. (I) Bank holding company The terms “bank holding company” and “bank” have the meanings given to such terms in section 2 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 [ 12 U.S.C. 1841 ]. (J) Acquire The term “acquire” has the meaning given to such term in section 1823(f)(8) of this title .