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Branch

An operation in a foreign country incorporated in the home country.

Branch

1. An office or subsidiary of a company that exists and conducts operations in a country other than the one in which the company is headquartered. See also: MNC.

2. A semi-independent office of a bank. For example, a bank may have five branches in a city where account holders can make deposits and withdrawals and conduct other business at the place most convenient for them.
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In the TAM, the IRS took the unusual step of addressing additional issues that were rendered moot by the conclusion that the branching rights did not have an FMV basis under Sec.
Based on the recent swell of in-store branching interest, IBT predicts the number of supermarket branches in the U.
Our decision to participate in the FSCC shared branching network will give new meaning to the word convenience at UMassFive.
Cincinnati-based Star Bank became a major player in the in-store branching arena in the first six months of 1993, opening the first bank branch in a Super Kmart combination store in the United States.
2235's approach that would extend interstate branching powers to only those banks that are at least adequately capitalized and adequately managed (which we assume means having acceptable supervisory ratings).
Participating credit unions currently have access to 1,620 shared branching facilities in the United States and internationally in Germany, Guam, South Korea, Italy, Puerto Rico, and Japan.
Shared branching gives us the ability to serve our members in other parts of the country without our investing in brick and mortar and personnel in thousands of locations -- allowing our service to be more competitive.
In-store branching enables EECU to better focus on members' needs and offer exceptional service.
Now its offerings encompass the spectrum of retail branching services to include a variety of products and services, such as specialized consulting.
org), which provides access to over 1,000 national network branches, developed the nation's first shared branching network in 1975, a method whereby one or more credit unions can conduct business in one facility, thus offering members more locations for a fraction of the cost of "going it alone.
We expect to open two of these three branches by year-end and we will continue to seek de novo branching opportunities in the New York Metro area," added Coyle.
FSCC), an international credit union shared service center network, and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC), a trade association for defense industry credit unions, have signed an agreement to promote shared branching services.