(205 ILCS 645/5)
(from Ch. 17, par. 2712)
Documents required by the Commissioner.
There shall be delivered to the Commissioner (1) duplicate originals of
the application of the foreign banking corporation for a certificate of
authority and (2) a copy of its charter or articles of incorporation and
all amendments thereto, duly authenticated by the proper officer of the
country under which such foreign banking corporation was organized.
If, according to law, a certificate of authority to establish and
maintain a banking office and
to conduct thereat a general banking business, should be issued to such
foreign banking corporation, the Commissioner shall, when all fees have
been paid as in this Act prescribed:
(a) endorse on each of such documents the word "Filed", and the date of
the filing thereof;
(b) file in his office one of such duplicate originals of the
application and a copy of the charter or articles of incorporation and
amendments thereto; and
(c) issue a certificate of authority to such foreign banking
corporation, to which he shall affix the other duplicate original
The certificate of authority, with the duplicate original of the
application affixed thereto by the Commissioner, shall be returned to the
foreign banking corporation or its representative.
(Source: P.A. 89-208, eff. 6-1-97; 90-301, eff. 8-1-97.)