1701 Business Oversight
10 - INVESTMENT PROGRAM
The Investment Program protects investors in securities and franchise investment transactions and promotes efficient capital formation in California. The program qualifies the offer and sale of certain securities, registers the sale of franchises, and licenses and examines broker-dealers and investment advisers.
20 - LENDER-FIDUCIARY PROGRAM
The Lender-Fiduciary Program protects the public when borrowing and entering into financial transactions with lenders and fiduciaries licensed by the Department. The program licenses and examines mortgage bankers, finance lenders, escrow companies, deferred deposit originators, bill payers, and proraters.
30 - LICENSING AND SUPERVISION OF BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES
The objective of this program is to promote the integrity and stability of state-licensed banks, and trust companies through the regulation and supervision of these institutions. Program activities include examinations at least once every three years to ensure that business is conducted in a safe and sound manner, and investigations of new bank and trust company applications and other required applicants.
35 - MONEY TRANSMITTERS
The objective of this program is to promote the integrity and stability of businesses receiving money in the United States for transmission, selling or issuing payment instruments, and selling or issuing stored value. The objective is accomplished through the examination, regulation, and supervision of these institutions. Examinations can be conducted at any time to ensure the licensees are complying with the provisions of the Money Transmission Act and operating in a safe and sound manner. In order to protect the public, a thorough review of each new applicant is conducted before a license is issued.
40 - SUPERVISION OF CALIFORNIA BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS
This program licenses and regulates non-fiduciary businesses and industrial development corporations. The program ensures that business is conducted in a financially sound manner through periodic examinations and analyses of required reports.
45 - SAVINGS AND LOAN
The Savings and Loan Program ensures that savings associations comply with applicable laws and regulations.
50 - INDUSTRIAL BANKS
The Industrial Banks Program ensures that industrial bank associations comply with applicable laws and regulations.
55 - ADMINISTRATION OF LOCAL AGENCY SECURITY
As the Administrator of the Local Agency Security Program, the Director monitors the amount and quality of collateral pledged to secure deposits of public funds made by approximately 1,500 local agencies. The Director also administers local agency security for banks, savings and loans, credit unions, and industrial banks as well as federally chartered financial institutions.
60 - CREDIT UNIONS
The primary objective of this program is to promote the integrity and stability of credit unions through the regulation and supervision of these institutions, including examinations to ensure they are operating in a safe and sound manner and complying with the appropriate provisions of the Financial Code relating to their operation.
90 - ADMINISTRATION
The Administration Program provides services essential for the administration of the Department and its programs, including executive, legal, legislative, policy, fiscal, business services, and information technology.