Financial Institution Definition
Financial Institution - A "financial institution" includes any person doing business in one or more of the following capacities:
(1) bank (except bank credit card systems);
(2) broker or dealer in securities;
(3) money services business;
(4) telegraph company;
(6) card club;
(7) a person subject to supervision by any state or federal bank supervisory authority.
For the regulatory definition of "financial institution," see 31 CFR 1010.100(t) (formerly 31 CFR 103.11(n)).