Register December 2012 No. 684
Chapter DFI-SB 19
Control and interest.
Conditions and requirements.
Safeguards for the financial institution.
Preservation of existing subsidiaries.
Examination and supervision.
Report of disposition of financial subsidiary.
"Financial institution" means a state savings bank chartered under ch. 214, Stats.
"Financial subsidiary" means any company that is controlled by one or more insured depository institutions other than a subsidiary that a financial institution is authorized to control under other applicable law, or a subsidiary that engages solely in activities that a financial institution is permitted to engage in directly and are conducted subject to the same terms and conditions that govern the conduct of such activities by the financial institution.
DFI-SB 19.01 History
Cr. Register, October, 2000, No. 538
, eff. 11-1-00.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following activities shall be considered to be financial in nature:
Lending, exchanging, transferring, investing for others, or safeguarding money or securities.
Engaging as agent or broker in any state for purposes of insuring, guaranteeing, or indemnifying against loss, harm, damage, illness, disability, death, or defects in title, or providing annuities as agent or broker.
Issuing or selling instruments representing interests in pools of assets permissible for a bank to hold directly.
Underwriting, dealing in, or making a market in securities.
Extending credit and servicing loans, including making, acquiring, brokering, or servicing loans or other extensions of credit (such as factoring, issuing letters of credit, and accepting drafts) for the financial subsidiary's account or for the account of others.
Engaging in any of the following activities related to extending credit:
Engaging in asset management, servicing, and collection activities.
Operating nonbank depository institutions, including owning, controlling, or operating an industrial bank or a savings association.
Engaging in trust company functions, including activities of a fiduciary, agency, or custodial nature.
Providing financial and investment advisory services, including any of the following:
Providing advice in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and other similar transactions, and conducting financial feasibility studies.
Providing information, statistical forecasting, and advice concerning any transaction in foreign exchange or derivatives.
Providing educational courses to consumers on individual financial management matters.
Providing agency transactional services for customer investment, including any of the following:
Engaging in investment transactions as principal, including any of the following:
Providing management consulting and counseling on any matter to unaffiliated depository institutions and on financial matters to any other company, and providing employee benefits counseling and career counseling services for employees in the financial industry.
Providing support services, including any of the following:
In connection with offering banking services, providing notary public services, selling postage stamps and postage-paid envelopes, providing vehicle registration services, and selling public transportation tickets and tokens.
Issuing money orders, savings bonds, and traveler's checks.
Providing administrative and other services to mutual funds.
Acting as a certification authority for digital signatures.
Providing employment histories to third parties for use in making credit decisions and to depository institutions and their affiliates for use in the ordinary course of business.
Providing insurance, providing and issuing annuities, and acting as principal, agent, or broker for purposes of providing insurance or annuities.
Engaging through an insurance company affiliate in insurance company investment activities.
Providing services to or for the bank or its affiliates, including accounting, auditing appraising, advertising and public relations, and financial advice and consulting.
Providing data processing, data warehousing and data transmission products, services, and related activities and facilities, including associated equipment and technology, for the bank or its affiliates.
Acting as investment adviser (including an adviser with investment discretion) or financial adviser or counselor to governmental entities or instrumentalities, businesses, or individuals, including advising registered investment companies and mortgage or real estate investment trusts, furnishing economic forecasts or other economic information, providing investment advice related to futures and options on futures, and providing consumer financial counseling.