Section 5-5A-47

Liability of directors or officers; enforcement powers of superintendent.

If the directors or officers of any bank knowingly and willfully violate or knowingly and willfully permit any of the officers, agents, or employees of the bank to violate any of the provisions of this title, each and every director or officer engaging in such knowing and willful violation or knowing and willful permission shall be liable in his or her personal and individual capacity for all damages which the bank or any other person shall have sustained in consequence of such violation. The superintendent may use enforcement powers granted by Section 5-2A-12 to seek restitution for or on behalf of the bank for damages resulting from such violations. Further, the superintendent shall have standing to intervene in any court action arising out of or relating to such violation in order to protect the interests of the superintendent, the bank, or its shareholders.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-658, §5-5-47; Act 2007-224, p. 284, §1.)