Wednesday, 29 January 2020
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Creation of a bank

Conditions to approve a banking financial institution

I. Legal framework :

Law No. 003/2002 02 February 2002 concerning the activity and supervision of Credit Institutions.

II. Conditions relating to company

  • Build up a regularly limited company in compliance with OHADA law ;
  • Justify a minimum capital subscribed and paid up of the equivalent in Congolese francs of $ 15,000,000 (fifteen million dollars) ;
  • Meeting general or local economic needs.

III. Conditions relating to officers

No person shall establish, manage or control in any capacity a bank if he has been :

  • convicted of an offense under the Act No. 003/2002 of February 2, 2002 or the exchange regulations ;
  • declared bankrupt and has not been rehabilitated, even when the bankruptcy opened in a foreign country ;
  • condemned in Congo or abroad to a custodial sentence of at least three months, even conditional, as a perpetrator or accomplice to the offenses or an attempt of one of the following offenses :
    • counterfeit currency ;
    • forgery or falsification of government paper bank notes, bonds, interest coupons ;
    • forgery or falsification of seals, stamps, dies and trademarks ; forgery and use of forgery ;
    • corruption of public officials or extortion ;
    • theft, extortion, embezzlement or breach of trust, fraud or Concealment ;
    • bankruptcy, fictitious circulation of commercial paper ;
    • money laundering.
  • convicted of political crimes and offenses assimilated by law to those listed above ;
  • if he took part in the administration, management or in the day management of a credit institution whose forced dissolution was ordered or whose bankruptcy was declared.

IV. Key facts or documents to send to the Central Bank of Congo

  • The letter of request for approval to be sent to the Governor of the Central Bank of Congo ;
  • The resolution of the constituent general meeting of the company ;
  • The trade register and movable credit ;
  • The national identification number ;
  • The resolution of the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of those corporations shareholders of the new bank allowing them to take part in the capital of the future bank ;
  • The original of notarized statutes of the new company ;
  • Proof of payment of the minimum capital required (certificate from a local or foreign bank acknowledging to have received on deposit the amount of the aforementioned capital to set up the proposed bank) ;
  • The list of shareholders ;
  • Composition of the Board of Directors and the Bank’s Management Committee and the curriculum vitae, the criminal records of members and individual shareholders ;
  • Certified financial statements of the last three financial years of legal entities ;
  • The implementation and organization forecasts ;
  • A statement of general policy that the Bank intends to apply ;
  • A feasibility study including forecasts of activities backed by balance sheets and projected operating accounts over a minimum period of 5 years which shows the project profitability ;
  • Details of the technical and financial means that the credit institution intends to implement.

In addition to the conditions listed above, approval is subject to obtaining by the Central Bank of the Congo of the approval from the Supervisory Authority of the country of origin of the parent company or the main promoters regarding banks with foreign capital.

Furthermore, the Central Bank of Congo through its banking supervisory body reserves the right to require any other element or information likely to enlighten its decision.

Source : Central Bank of Congo/DRC

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