Marginal note:Obligation of widely held bank holding company
879 (1) If a widely held bank holding company with equity of five billion dollars or more controls a bank and a person becomes a major shareholder of the bank or of any entity that also controls the bank, the widely held bank holding company must do all things necessary to ensure that, on the day that is one year after the person became a major shareholder of the bank or entity that controls it,
(a) the widely held bank holding company no longer controls the bank; or
(b) the bank or the entity that controls the bank does not have any major shareholder other than the widely held bank holding company or any entity that it controls.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a bank with equity of less than two hundred and fifty million dollars, or any other prescribed amount.
(3) If general market conditions so warrant and the Minister is satisfied that the widely held bank holding company has used its best efforts to be in compliance with subsection (1) on the required day, the Minister may specify a later day as the day from and after which it must comply with that subsection.
- 2001, c. 9, s. 183
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