2013 ORS § 713.025¹
Assets requirement for extranational institutions
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(1) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section and ORS 713.300 (Out-of-state bank, extranational institution or foreign association), every extranational institution with one or more offices in this state shall deposit with the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services in an office located in this state of another bank approved by the director under an agreement satisfactory to the director for the protection of depositors of the extranational institution, free and clear of all other liens and encumbrances, assets in an amount set forth in subsection (2) of this section of the following types:

(a) Cash;

(b) Interest-bearing bonds, notes or obligations of the United States, including those of its agencies and instrumentalities, or bonds, notes or obligations for which the faith of the United States is pledged for the payment of the principal and interest;

(c) Bonds or other obligations of the State of Oregon, any county of this state or any incorporated city, town or school or port district of this state having a population of not less than 2,000 as shown by the last federal census, or bonds of any other state, any county, incorporated city, town or school or port district therein having a population of not less than 25,000, as shown by the last federal census, if:

(A) The bonds or obligations are issued in compliance with the constitution and laws of the applicable state;

(B) The bonds or obligations are general obligations of the state, city, town or school or port district issuing the bonds; and

(C) There has been no default in payment of either principal or interest on any of the general obligations of the state, county, incorporated city, town or school or port district for a period of five years preceding the date of the deposit;

(d) A surety bond issued by a surety company authorized to transact business in this state and in a form approved by the director, under which the principal and surety indemnify the depositors and creditors of the extranational institution against loss due to nonpayment by the extranational institution, including by reason of the failure of the extranational institution;

(e) An irrevocable letter of credit issued by an insured institution, as defined in ORS 706.008 (Additional definitions for Bank Act), satisfactory to the director; or

(f) Any combination of cash, securities complying with subsection (1)(b) and (c) of this section, surety bonds complying with subsection (1)(d) of this section, and letters of credit complying with subsection (1)(e) of this section.

(2) The market value of the assets deposited pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be not less than:

(a) Five percent of the total liabilities of the office including acceptances, but excluding accrued expenses and amounts due to and other liabilities of offices, branches, agencies and subsidiaries of the extranational institution; or

(b) Such other amount as the director may determine to be necessary for the protection of depositors and the public interest.

(3) The director shall determine the value of the assets maintained for the purposes of this section and shall value marketable securities according to accepted principles of accounting.

(4) The deposit requirements of subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to an office of an extranational institution that is an insured branch as defined in section 3(s) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813(s)). [1975 c.725 §3; 1997 c.631 §290; 1999 c.30 §5]