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214.095 Reorganization as a holding company.


(1) A savings bank may reorganize as a savings bank holding company by doing all of the following:


(a) Organizing one or more subsidiary savings banks, the ownership of which shall be evidenced by stock shares, to be owned by the organizing parent savings bank.


(b) Transferring a substantial portion of its assets and all of its insured deposits and part or all of its other liabilities to one or more subsidiary savings banks.


(c) Preparing articles of incorporation and bylaws for the savings bank holding company.


(2) In order to effect a reorganization under sub. (1), the board of directors of the original savings bank shall approve a plan providing for the reorganization. The plan shall be submitted for approval by a majority of all votes entitled to be cast by members or stockholders of the savings bank at a meeting held in accordance with the savings bank's articles of incorporation and bylaws.


(3) The division shall promulgate rules to regulate the formation of and the ongoing business of the subsidiaries and the savings bank holding company, including the rights of members or stockholders, levels of investment in holding company subsidiaries, and stock sales.

214.095 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 221; 1995 a. 27, 103.

214.095 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. DFI-SB 22, Wis. adm. code.