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PART VIII-DISTRIBUTIONS PURSUANT TO BANK HOLDING

COMPANY ACT OF 1956

Sec. 1101. Distributions pursuant to Bank Holding Company Act

of 1956.
Sec. 1102. Special rules.

Sec. 1103. Definitions.
SEC. 1101. DISTRIBUTIONS PURSUANT TO BANK HOLDING COMPANY

ACT OF 1956. (a) DISTRIBUTIONS OF CERTAIN NON-BANKING PROPERTY.-(1) DISTRIBUTIONS OF PROHIBITED PROPERTY.-11

(A) a qualified bank holding corporation distributes prohibited property (other than stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c) (2) applies)

(i) to a shareholder (with respect to its stock held by such shareholder), without the surrender by such shareholder of stock in such corporation; or

(ii) to a shareholder, in exchange for its preferred stock; or

(iii) to a security holder, in exchange for its securities; and (B) the Board has, before the distribution, certified that the distribution of such prohibited property is necessary or appropriate to effectuate section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act

of 1956, then no gain to the shareholder or security holder from the receipt of such property shall be recognized.

(2) DISTRIBUTIONS OF STOCK AND SECURITIES RECEIVED IN AN EXCHANGE TO WHICH SUBSECTION (c) (2) APPLIES.-If

(A) a qualified bank holding corporation distributes

(i) common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c) (2) applies to a shareholder (with respect to its stock held by such shareholder), without the surrender by such shareholder of stock in such corporation; or

(ii) common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c) (2) applies to a shareholder, in exchange for its common stock; or

(iii) preferred stock or common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c) (2) applies to a shareholder, in exchange for its preferred stock; or

(iv) securities or preferred or common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c) (2) applies to a security holder, in exchange for its securities; and

(B) any preferred stock received has substantially the same terms as the preferred stock exchanged, and any securities received have substantially the same terms as the securities

exchanged, then, except as provided in subsection (f), no gain to the shareholder or security holder from the receipt of such stock or such securities or such stock and securities shall be recognized.

(3) NON PRO RATA DISTRIBUTIONS.—Paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply to a distribution whether or not the distribution is pro rata with respect to all of the shareholders of the distributing qualified bank holding corporation.

(4) EXCEPTION.—This subsection shall not apply to any distribution by a corporation which has made any distribution pursuant to subsection (b). (5) DISTRIBUTIONS INVOLVING GIFT OR COMPENSATION.

In the case of a distribution to which paragraph (1) or (2) applies, but which

(A) results in a gist, see section 2501, and following, or

(B) has the effect of the payment of compensation, see section

61 (a) (1). (b) CORPORATION CEASING TO BE A BANK HOLDING COMPANY.

(1) DISTRIBUTIONS OF PROPERTY WHICH CAUSE A CORPORATION TO BE A BANK HOLDING COMPANY.-If

(A) a qualified bank holding corporation distributes property (other than stock received in an exchange to which subsection (C) (3) applies)

(i) to a shareholder (with respect to its stock held by such shareholder), without the surrender by such shareholder of stock in such corporation; or

(ii) to a shareholder, in exchange for its preferred stock; or (iii) to a security holder, in exchange for its securities; and (B) the Board has, before the distribution, certified that

(i) such property is all or part of the property by reason of which such corporation controls (within the meaning of section 2 (a) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956) a bank or bank holding company, or such property is part of the property by reason of which such corporation did control a bank or a bank holding company before any property of the same kind was distributed under this subsection or exchanged under subsection (c) (3); and

(ii) the distribution is necessary or appropriate to effectuate the policies of such Act, then no gain to the shareholder or security holder from the receipt of such property shall be recognized.

(2) DISTRIBUTIONS OF STOCK AND SECURITIES RECEIVED IN AN EXCHANGE TO WHICH SUBSECTION (C) (3) APPLIES.---If

(A) a qualified bank holding corporation distributes

(i) common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (C) (3) applies to a shareholder (with respect to its stock held by such shareholder), without the surrender by such shareholder of stock in such corporation; or

(ii) common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c)(3) applies to a shareholder, in exchange for its common stock; or

(iii) preferred stock or common stock received in an exchange to which subsection (c)(3) applies to a shareholder, in exchange for its preferred stock; or

(iv) securities or preferred or common stock received in an exchange to which subsection () (3) applies to a security holder, in exchange for its securities; and

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(B) any preferred stock received has substantially the same terms as the preferred stock exchanged, and any securities received have substantially the same terms as the securities

exchanged. then, except as provided in subsection (f), no gain to the shareholder or security holder from the receipt of such stock or such securities or such stock and securities shall be recognized.

(3) NON PRO RATA DISTRIBUTIONS.- Paragraphs (1) and (2) shall apply to a distribution whether or not the distribution is pro rata with respect to all of the shareholders of the distributing qualified bank holding corporation.

(4) EXCEPTION.-- This subsection shall not apply to any distribution by a corporation which has made any distribution pursuant to subsection (a). (5) DISTRIBUTIONS INVOLVING GIFT OR COMPENSATION.

In the case of a distribution to which paragraph (1) or (2) applies, but which

(A) results in a gift, see section 2501, and following, or

(B) has the effect of the payment of compensation, see section 61

(a) (1) (c) PROPERTY ACQUIRED AFTER MAY 15, 1955.

(1) IN GENERAL.--Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), subsection (a) or (b) shall not apply to

(A) any property acquired by the distributing corporation after May 15, 1955, unless (i) gain to such corporation with respect to the receipt of such property was not recognized by reason of subsection (a) or (b), or (ii) such property was received by it in exchange for all of its stock in an exchange to which paragraph (2) or (3) applies, or (iii) such property was acquired by the distributing corporation in a transaction in which gain was not recognized under section 305 (a) or section 332, or under section 354 with respect to a reorganization described in section 368 (a) (1) (E) or (F), or

(B) any property which was acquired by the distributing corporation in a distribution with respect to stock acquired by such corporation after May 15, 1955, unless such stock was acquired by such corporation (i) in a distribution (with respect to stock held by it on May 15, 1955, or with respect to stock in respect of which all previous applications of this clause are satisfied) with respect to which gain to it was not recognized by reason of subsection (a) or (b), or (ii) in exchange for all of its stock in an exchange to which paragraph (2) or (3) applies, or (iii) in a transaction in which gain was not recognized under section 305 (a) or section 332, or under section 354 with respect to a reorganization described in section 368 (a) (1) (E) or (F), or

(C) any property acquired by the distributing corporation in a transaction in which gain was not recognized under section 332, unless such property was acquired from a corporation which, if it had been a qualified bank holding corporation, could have distributed such property under subsection (a) (1) or (b) (1). (2) EXCHANGES INVOLVING PROHIBITED PROPERTY.-11

(A) Any qualified bank holding corporation exchanges (i) property, which, under subsection (a) (1), such corporation could distribute directly to its shareholders or security holders without the recognition of gain to such shareholders or security holders, and other property (except property described in subsection (b) (1) (B) (i)), for (ii) all of the stock of a second corporation created and availed of solely for the purpose of receiving such property;

(B) immediately after the exchange, the qualified bank holding corporation distributes all of such stock in a manner prescribed in subsection (a) (2) (A); and

(C) before such exchange, the Board has certified (with respect to the property exchanged which consists of property which, under subsection (a) (1) such corporation could distribute directly to its shareholders or security holders without the recognition of gain) that the exchange and distribution are necessary or appropriate to effectuate section 4 of the Bank Holding Com

pany Act of 1956, then paragraph (1) shall not apply with respect to such distribution. (3) EXCHANGES INVOLVING INTERESTS IN BANKS.-If

(A) any qualified bank holding corporation exchanges (i) property which, under subsection (b) (1), such corporation could distribute directly to its shareholders or security holders without the recognition of gain to such shareholders or security holders, and other property (except prohibited property), for (ii) all of the stock of a second corporation created and availed of solely for the purpose of receiving such property;

(B) immediately after the exchange, the qualified bank holding corporation distributes all of such stock in a manner prescribed in subsection (b) (2) (A); and

(C) before such exchange, the Board has certified (with respect to the property exchanged which consists of property which, under subsection (b) (1), such corporation could distribute directly to its shareholders or security holders without the recognition of gain) that

(i) such property is all or part of the property by reason of which such corporation controls (within the meaning of section 2 (a) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956) a bank or bank holding company, or such property is part of the property by reason of which such corporation did control a bank or a bank holding company before any property of the same kind was distributed under subsection (b) (1) or exchanged under this paragraph; and

(ii) the exchange and distribution are necessary or appropriate to effectuate the policies of such Act, then paragraph (1) sball not apply with respect to such dis

tribution. (d) DISTRIBUTIONS TO AVOID FEDERAL INCOME TAX.

(1) PROHIBITED PROPERTY.-Subsection (a) shall not apply to a distribution if, in connection with such distribution, the distributing corporation retains, or transfers after May 15, 1955, to any corporation, property (other than prohibited property) as part of a plan one of the principal purposes of which is the distribution of the earnings and profits of any corporation.

(2) BANKING PROPERTY.-Subsection (b) shall not apply to a distribution if, in connection with such distribution, the distributing corporation retains, or transfers after May 15, 1955, to any corporation, property (other than property described in subsection (b) (1) (B) (i)) as part of a plan one of the principal purposes of which is the distribution of the earnings and profits of any corporation.

(3) CERTAIN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CAPITAL.-In the case of a distribution a portion of which is attributable to a transfer which is a contribution to the capital of a corporation, made after May 15, 1955, and prior to the date of the enactment of this part, if subsection (a) or (b) would apply to such distribution but for the fact that, under paragraph (1) or (2) (as the case may be) of this subsection, such contribution to capital is part of a plan one of the principal purposes of which is to distribute the earnings and profits of any corporation, then, notwithstanding paragraph (1) or (2), subsection (a) or (b) (as the case may be) shall apply to that portion of such distribution not attributable to such contribution to capital, and shall not apply to that portion of such distribution attributable to such contribution to capital. (e) FINAL CERTIFICATION.

(1) FOR SUBSECTION (a).-Subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to any distribution by a corporation unless the Board certifies that, before the expiration of the period permitted under section 4 (a) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (including any extensions thereof granted to such corporation under such section 4 (a)), the corporation has disposed of all the property the disposition of which is necessary or appropriate to effectuate section 4 of such Act (or would have been so necessary or appropriate if the corporation had continued to be a bank holding company). (2) FOR SUBSECTION (b).

(A) Subsection (b) shall not apply with respect to any distribution by any corporation unless the Board certifies that, before the expiration of the period specified in subparagraph (B), the corporation has ceased to be a bank holding company.

(B) The period referred to in subparagraph (A) is the period which expires 2 years after the date of the enactment of this part or 2 years after the date on which the corporation becomes a bank holding company, whichever date is later. The Board is authorized, on application by any corporation, to extend such period from time to time with respect to such corporation for not more than one year at a time if, in its judgment, such an extension would not be detrimental to the public interest; except that such period may not in any case be extended beyond the date 5 years after the date of the enactment of this part or 5 years after the date on which the corporation becomes a bank

holding company, whichever date is later. (f) CERTAIN EXCHANGES OF SECURITIES.-In the case of an exchange described in subsection (a) (2) (A) (iv) or subsection (b) (2) (A) (iv), subsection (a) or subsection (b) (as the case may be) shall

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