Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

2004-1997 Banks Opinions List Archive

Opinions by Year(s):
2004-1997 | 1996

The opinions expressed in the interpretive letters are informal and non-binding. These opinions reflect the position of the Division of Banks at the time they were produced. The Division could learn of additional facts, which would cause us to change our position.

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2004-1997 Opinions

Number 04-01
Date 02/10/04
Subject Retention of Certain Powers and Authorities of a Stock Savings Bank

Number 99-002
Date 12/22/99
Subject State of Washington's jurisdiction over a bank's Internet Web site

Number 99-001
Date 12/14/99
Subject Out-of-state banks providing fiduciary services to Washington residents through a local office

Number 98-003
Date 12/01/98
Subject Request for concurrence on lending limitations

Number 98-002
Date 11/23/98
Subject Relating to purchase of the assets and assumption of the liabilities of a Washington bank branch by an out-of-state bank.

Number 98-001
Date 11/02/98
Subject Rules of Entry to a Savings Bank and the Definition of a Savings Bank

Number 97-002
Date 10/13/97
Subject Washington law does not prohibit an out-of-state trust company from establishing a trust in Washington, so long as such trust business does not constitute a “branch.”

Number 97-001
Date 02/28/97
Subject Request for an Opinion Concerning Reciprocity