Federal Charter

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Federal Charter

A document placing a bank under federal regulation. A federal charter is required in order to operate in more than one state.
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On August 1, we remember the Federal Charter of 1291 / Pacte du RE-tli, placed in early August when three Alpine cantons, Schwyz, Uri and Unterwald, swore the oath of confederation.
The researchers encoded Switzerland's Federal Charter of 1291 and The Methods of Mechanical Theorems by Archimedes in the DNA.
The Federal Charter of 1291 [the original alliance of the first three Swiss cantons - Ed) does not recognise the preponderance of foreign courts.

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