covered entity

(2) Conflicts of interest (A) Definitions In this paragraph: (i) Controlling interest The term “controlling interest” means owning, controlling, or holding not less than 20 percent, by vote or value, of the outstanding amount of any class of equity interest in an entity. (ii) Covered entity The term “covered entity” means an entity in which a covered individual directly or indirectly holds a controlling interest. For the purpose of determining whether an entity is a covered entity, the securities owned, controlled, or held by 2 or more individuals who are related as described in clause (iii)(II) shall be aggregated. (iii) Covered individual The term “covered individual” means— (I) the President, the Vice President, the head of an Executive department, or a Member of Congress; and (II) the spouse, child, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law, as determined under applicable common law, of an individual described in subclause (i). (iv) Executive department The term “Executive department” has the meaning given the term in section 101 of title 5 . (v) Member of Congress The term “member of Congress” means a member of the Senate or House of Representatives, a Delegate to the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. (vi) Equity interest The term “equity interest” means— (I) a share in an entity, without regard to whether the share is— (aa) transferable; or (bb) classified as stock or anything similar; (II) a capital or profit interest in a limited liability company or partnership; or (III) a warrant or right, other than a right to convert, to purchase, sell, or subscribe to a share or interest described in subclause (I) or (II), respectively. (B) Prohibition Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, no covered entity may be eligible for any investment made under the Program. (C) Requirement The principal executive officer and the principal financial officer, or individuals performing similar functions, of an entity seeking to receive an investment made under the Program shall, before that investment is approved, certify to the Secretary and the appropriate Federal banking agency or the National Credit Union Administration, as applicable, that the entity is eligible to receive the investment, including that the entity is not a covered entity.


12 USC § 4703a(h)(2)

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