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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

Applications - Word Format

 

Unless otherwise specified in the application, only one original application should be submitted to the Arkansas State Bank Department.

Branch:

Certificate of Authority

Change in Control

The Interagency Biographical and Financial Report must accompany Change in Control Applications.
This form can be found on the FDIC website.  
Interagency Biographical and Financial Report

Change of Information

Charter Amendments:

Conversion

The Interagency Biographical and Financial Report must accompany Conversion Applications.
This form can be found on the FDIC website.  
Interagency Biographical and Financial Report

Corporate Name Reservation

Ficitious Name Use

Financial Subsidiary

Merger

New Charter

The Interagency Biographical and Financial Report must accompany New Charter Applications.
This form can be found on the FDIC website.  
Interagency Biographical and Financial Report

Oath of Directors:

Purchase or Assumption <50%

Purchase or Assumption >50%

Relocation of Main Office

Relocation of Main Office (in city)

Reorganization and Relocation of Bank Charter

Stockholders Report

Stock Transfer Certificate

Technology Profile

Trust Additional Office

Trust Company Private

Trust Company Public

Trust Statement of Assets and Liabilities  (this document is an Excel Worksheet)

Trust Merger

Trust Powers


The Great Seal of Arkansas

The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 80 banks hold assets of $85.2 billion as of June 30, 2017. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.


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