RULE 210.00.01-002 - Reservation of Bank Corporate Name

RULE 210.00.01-002. Reservation of Bank Corporate Name

The State Bank Department will accept a reservation for a bank corporate name only prior to and for the purpose of formation of a new state bank or prior to the consummation of an interstate merger transaction. The reservation will be for a nonrenewable two hundred seventy day period. A name not used permanently prior to the expiration of this period will be cancelled.

Prior to filing a reservation of corporate name an applicant must:

Request a current check of both state and federal trademark or servicemark filings on the proposed name. This request may be implemented through the Arkansas State Library, Reference Department, One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. The fax number for the Library is 501-682-1529. Requests must be submitted in writing and the check will be performed in the exact or almost exact name as requested. Evidence must accompany the application for reservation of corporate name verifying the applicant has made a trademark or servicemark search and no trademark or servicemark exists for the proposed name.


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