Wash. Admin. Code § 208-514-070 - Mutual holding company powers

Current through Register Vol. 21-24, December 15, 2021

(1) Upon the formation of a MHC:
(a) The MHC shall possess all the rights, powers, and privileges (except deposit-taking powers) and shall be subject to all the limitations, not inconsistent with these rules, of a mutual savings bank under Title 32 RCW; and
(b) The MHC shall be subject to the limitations imposed by the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. Section 1841, et seq.) or, in the case of a MHC resulting from the reorganization of a savings bank that elected either before or after such reorganization to be treated as a savings association (as defined in 12 U.S.C. Section 1467a ), such mutual holding company shall be subject to the limitations imposed by the savings and loan holding company provisions of the Home Owners' Loan Act (12 U.S.C. Section 1467a ).
(2) Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of Title 32 RCW, and subject to the express approval of (or additional rules promulgated by) the director, a MHC may:
(a) Merge with, acquire, or purchase the assets of a mutual holding company established pursuant to these rules or the savings and loan holding company provisions of the Home Owners' Loan Act (12 U.S.C. Section 1467a );
(b) Acquire or purchase the assets or stock of a stock savings bank, commercial bank, credit union, stock savings and loan association, stock federal savings bank, or stock federal savings and loan association;
(c) Acquire a mutual savings bank, mutual savings and loan association, federal mutual savings bank, or federal mutual savings and loan association through the merger of such institution with a stock subsidiary of such mutual holding company;
(d) Convert to a stock holding company pursuant to the provisions of a plan which is approved by the director, preserves the subscription and liquidation account rights of depositors of the mutual savings bank who then remain depositors of the stock savings bank and otherwise complies with WAC 208-514-130; and
(e) Engage in any other acquisition or combination, specifically permitted by the director, including a merger into or sale of assets to another mutual or stock corporation.


Wash. Admin. Code § 208-514-070

Statutory Authority: RCW 30.04.030 and 43.320.040. 00-17-141, amended and recodified as § 208-514-070, filed 8/22/00, effective 9/22/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 32.34.040 - [32.34].050 and chapters 32.08 and 34.05 RCW. 93-13-142, § 50-14-070, filed 6/23/93, effective 7/24/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 32.34.040 - [32.34.]050. 92-06-041, § 50-14-070, filed 2/28/92, effective 3/30/92.

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