Legislative Proposals to Restructure Our Financial System: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, on S. 1886 to Modernize and Reform the Regulations of Financial Services, and for Other Purposes; S. 1891 to Establish a Financial Oversight Commission, and for Other Purposes; S. 1905 to Enhance Competition in the Financial Services Sector, and for Other Purposes, December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10, 1987
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - 982 pages
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Page 967 - That in carrying on the business commonly known as the safe-deposit business no such association shall invest in the capital stock of a corporation organized under the law of any State to conduct a safe-deposit business in an amount in excess of 15 per centum of the capital stock of such association actually paid in and unimpaired and 15 per centum of its unimpaired surplus...
Page 911 - Board shall take into consideration the following factors: (1) the financial history and condition of the company or companies and the banks concerned; (2) their prospects; (3) the character of their management; (4) the convenience, needs, and welfare of the communities and the area concerned; and (5) whether or not the effect of such acquisition or merger or consolidation would be to expand the size or extent of the bank holding company...
Page 967 - ... which moneys under the terms of said agreement are required to be used for the purpose of paying the principal of and the interest on such obligations at their maturity...
Page 969 - Provided, That nothing in this paragraph shall apply to any such organization which shall have been placed in formal liquidation and which shall transact no business except such as may be incidental to the liquidation of its affairs.
Page 120 - readiness to serve as a source of liquidity to support the economic and financial system.
Page 213 - Wriston had it exactly right when, a number of years ago, he said: •For example, it is inconceivable that any major bank would walk away from any subsidiary of its holding company. If your name is on the door, all of your capital funds are going to be behind it in the real world. Lawyers can say you have separation, but the marketplace is persuasive, and it would not see it that way.
Page 975 - ODA/OA loans by the World Bank, the regional banks (the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.