53C-7-303. Conversion by North Carolina bank.

(a) A bank may convert to another form of depository institution under the laws of this State, of another state, or the United States in accordance with applicable law.

(b) Upon the effective date of the conversion, the depository institution shall notify the Commissioner of the effective date and file with the Commissioner a copy of its authorization to operate as a depository institution certified by the applicable federal regulator or financial institution regulator.

(c) Upon the effective date of the conversion, the resulting depository institution shall cease to be a bank.

(d) Upon the effective date of the conversion, all rights, liabilities, and obligations of whatever kind of the bank shall continue and remain in its new form of organization as a depository institution organized under the laws of this State, another state, or the United States. All actions and proceedings to which the bank was party prior to conversion shall be unaffected by the conversion and shall proceed as if the conversion had not been effected. (2012-56, s. 4.)