(a) As part of its examinations of a bank, the OCOB may assess the competence, composition, structure, and conduct of such bank's board of directors, including the following:
(1) The number of directors.
(2) The independence of directors.
(3) The committee structure of the board.
(4) The education and training of board members.
(5) Compliance with the bank's code of ethics.
(b) In making the assessment authorized by subsection (a) of this section, the OCOB shall take into consideration publicly issued regulations and guidance of the Commissioner and the bank's primary federal supervisor and may consider, among other factors, the asset size of the bank, the range and complexity of the activities in which the bank is engaged, the various risks undertaken by the bank, the experience and abilities of the bank's directors and officers, and the adequacy of the bank's existing policies, procedures, and internal controls. (2012-56, s. 4.)
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