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  362.240.  Change from state to national bank. — 1.  Any bank or trust company incorporated under the laws of this state may be converted into a national banking association, or alone, or with one or more other such banks or trust companies, may be consolidated or merged with one or more national banking associations under a national banking association charter upon compliance with the laws of the United States in such cases made and provided, and without approval by any authority of this state.

  2.  Whenever any such bank or trust company shall have converted, consolidated or merged into a national banking association it shall notify the director of finance of the state of Missouri of such fact and shall file with him a copy of its authorization as a national banking association or a copy of the certificate of approval of consolidation or merger certified by the Comptroller of the Currency, and thereupon its franchise under the laws of this state shall automatically terminate and the resulting national banking association shall be considered the same business and corporate entity as, and a continuation of the corporate entity and identity of, such bank or trust company, although as to rights, powers and duties the resulting institution is a national banking association.  The rights of any of the stockholders of any such bank or trust company who dissent to the consolidation or merger shall be determined pursuant to the laws of the United States.

  3.  In the case of any such conversion, consolidation or merger:

  (1)  All the rights, franchises and interests of the converting, consolidating or merging bank or trust company in and to every species of property, real, personal and mixed, and choses in action thereto belonging shall be deemed to be transferred to and vested in the resulting national banking association without any deed or other transfer; and

  (2)  The resulting national banking association by virtue of the conversion, consolidation, or merger, and without any order of any court or otherwise, shall hold and enjoy the same and all rights of property and interests, including, but not by way of limitation, appointments, designations and nominations and all other rights and interests as trustee, personal representative, conservator, receiver, registrar, assignee, and every other fiduciary capacity in the same manner and to the same effect as such rights and interests were held or enjoyed by the converting, consolidating or merging bank or trust company at the time of its conversion, consolidation or merger into such resulting national banking association.


(RSMo 1939 § 7988, A.L. 1951 p. 290 § 1, A.L. 1953 p. 250, A.L. 1983 S.B. 44 & 45)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5392; 1919 § 11771

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