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(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply:
(1) “Customer” means a person or entity that has transacted or is transacting business with or has used or is using the services of a public bank or a person or entity for whom the public bank has acted as a fiduciary with respect to trust property.
(2) “Investment recipient” means an entity in which the public bank invests.
(3) “Loan recipient” means an entity or individual which has received a loan from the public bank.
(4) “Personal data” means social security numbers, tax identification numbers, physical descriptions, home addresses, home telephone numbers, statements of personal worth or any other personal financial data, employment histories, electronic mail addresses, and information that reveals any electronic network location or identity.
(5) “Public bank” has the same meaning as defined in Section 57600.
(b) Notwithstanding another provision of this chapter, the following information and records of a public bank and the related decisions of the directors, officers, and managers of a public bank shall not be subject to disclosure pursuant to this chapter, unless the information has already been publicly released by the custodian of the information:
(1) Due diligence materials that are proprietary to the public bank.
(2) A memorandum or letter produced and distributed internally by the public bank.
(3) A commercial or personal financial statement or other financial data received from an actual or potential customer, loan recipient, or investment recipient.
(4) Meeting materials of a closed session meeting, or a closed session portion of a meeting, of the board of directors, a committee of the board of directors, or executives of a public bank.
(5) A record containing information regarding a portfolio position in which the public bank invests.
(6) A record containing information regarding a specific loan amount or loan term, or information received from a loan recipient or customer pertaining to a loan or an application for a loan.
(7) A capital call or distribution notice, or a notice to a loan recipient or customer regarding a loan or account with the public bank.
(8) An investment agreement, loan agreement, deposit agreement, or a related document.
(9) Specific account information or other personal data received by the public bank from an actual or potential customer, investment recipient, or loan recipient.
(10) A memorandum or letter produced and distributed for purposes of meetings with a federal or state banking regulator.
(11) A memorandum or letter received from a federal or state banking regulator.
(12) Meeting materials of the internal audit committee, the compliance committee, or the governance committee of the board of directors of a public bank.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), the following information contained in records described in subdivision (b) is subject to disclosure pursuant to this chapter and shall not be considered a trade secret exempt from disclosure:
(1) The name, title, and appointment year of each director and executive of the public bank.
(2) The name and address of each current investment recipient in which the public bank currently invests.
(3) General internal performance metrics of the public bank and financial statements of the bank, as specified or required by the public bank's charter or as required by federal law.
(4) Final audit reports of the public bank's independent auditors, although disclosure to an independent auditor of any information described in subdivision (b) shall not be construed to permit public disclosure of that information provided to the auditor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Government Code - GOV § 6254.35 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/government-code/gov-sect-6254-35/
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