53C-3-3. Articles of incorporation of a proposed bank.

(a) The articles of incorporation of a proposed bank shall be signed and acknowledged by or on behalf of an organizer and shall contain the following:

(1) The information required to be set forth in articles of incorporation under Chapter 55 of the General Statutes.

(2) Any provision consistent with Chapter 55 of the General Statutes and other applicable law that the organizers elect to set forth for the regulation of the internal affairs of the proposed bank and that the Commissioner authorizes or requires.

(3) Any provision the Commissioner requires or authorizes as a substitute for a provision that otherwise would be required by Chapter 55 of the General Statutes.

(b) Before the chartering of a proposed bank, the articles of incorporation filed under the provisions of G.S. 53C-3-2 shall be sufficient certification to the FDIC that the proposed bank is a legal entity. (2012-56, s. 4.)