Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the Fedwire Securities Service, 68624 [2020-23298]

Download as PDF 68624 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 210 / Thursday, October 29, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Bureau of the Fiscal Service Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the Fedwire Securities Service Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the Fedwire Securities Service (Fedwire) that occur on or after January 4, 2021. DATES: Applicable January 4, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Griffiths, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, 202–504–3550. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Treasury has established a fee structure for the transfer of Treasury book-entry securities maintained on Fedwire. Treasury reassesses this fee structure periodically based on our review of the latest book-entry costs and volumes. For each Treasury securities transfer or reversal sent or received on or after January 4, 2021, the basic fee will decrease from $0.75 to $0.65. The Federal Reserve System also charges a funds movement fee for each of these transactions for the funds settlement component of a Treasury securities transfer.1 The surcharge for an off-line Treasury book-entry securities transfer will remain at $70.00. Off-line refers to the sending and receiving of transfer messages to or from a Federal Reserve Bank by means other than on-line access, such as by written, facsimile, or SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 1 The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sets this fee separately from the fees assessed by Treasury. As of January 2, 2020, that fee was $0.09 per transaction. For a current listing of the Federal Reserve System’s fees, please refer to https://www.frbservices.org/financial-services/ securities/index.html. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 Oct 28, 2020 Jkt 253001 telephone voice instruction. The basic transfer fee assessed to both sends and receives is reflective of costs associated with the processing of securities transfers. The off-line surcharge, which is in addition to the basic fee and the funds movement fee, reflects the additional processing costs associated with the manual processing of off-line securities transfers. Treasury does not charge a fee for account maintenance, the stripping and reconstitution of Treasury securities, the wires associated with original issues, or interest and redemption payments. Treasury currently absorbs these costs. The fees described in this notice apply only to the transfer of Treasury book-entry securities held on Fedwire. Information concerning fees for bookentry transfers of Government Agency securities, which are priced by the Federal Reserve, is set out in a separate Federal Register notice published by the Federal Reserve. The following is the Treasury fee schedule that will take effect on January 4, 2021, for book-entry transfers on Fedwire: TREASURY-FEDWIRE FEE SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 4, 2021 [In dollars] Transfer type On-line transfer originated ........ On-line transfer received ........... On-line reversal transfer originated ...................................... On-line reversal transfer received .................................... Off-line transfer originated ........ Off-line transfer received ........... Off-line account switch received Off-line reversal transfer originated ...................................... Off-line reversal transfer received .................................... Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of this person is blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with this person. SUMMARY: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for effective date(s). DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855. 0.65 0.65 N/A N/A SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 0.65 N/A Electronic Availability 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 N/A 70.00 70.00 0.00 0.65 70.00 The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). 0.65 70.00 Notice of OFAC Action [FR Doc. 2020–23298 Filed 10–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P Fmt 4703 [Case ID CAATSA-Russia-15810] Off-line surcharge Timothy E. Gribben, Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service. Frm 00070 Office of Foreign Assets Control Basic fee Authority: 31 CFR 357.45. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service

Bureau of the Fiscal Service


Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry 
Securities Held on the Fedwire Securities Service

AGENCY: Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new 
fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry 
securities maintained on the Fedwire Securities Service (Fedwire) that 
occur on or after January 4, 2021.

DATES: Applicable January 4, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Griffiths, Bureau of the 
Fiscal Service, 202-504-3550.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Treasury has established a fee structure for 
the transfer of Treasury book-entry securities maintained on Fedwire. 
Treasury reassesses this fee structure periodically based on our review 
of the latest book-entry costs and volumes.
    For each Treasury securities transfer or reversal sent or received 
on or after January 4, 2021, the basic fee will decrease from $0.75 to 
$0.65. The Federal Reserve System also charges a funds movement fee for 
each of these transactions for the funds settlement component of a 
Treasury securities transfer.\1\ The surcharge for an off-line Treasury 
book-entry securities transfer will remain at $70.00. Off-line refers 
to the sending and receiving of transfer messages to or from a Federal 
Reserve Bank by means other than on-line access, such as by written, 
facsimile, or telephone voice instruction. The basic transfer fee 
assessed to both sends and receives is reflective of costs associated 
with the processing of securities transfers. The off-line surcharge, 
which is in addition to the basic fee and the funds movement fee, 
reflects the additional processing costs associated with the manual 
processing of off-line securities transfers.
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    \1\ The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sets 
this fee separately from the fees assessed by Treasury. As of 
January 2, 2020, that fee was $0.09 per transaction. For a current 
listing of the Federal Reserve System's fees, please refer to 
https://www.frbservices.org/financial-services/securities/index.html.
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    Treasury does not charge a fee for account maintenance, the 
stripping and reconstitution of Treasury securities, the wires 
associated with original issues, or interest and redemption payments. 
Treasury currently absorbs these costs.
    The fees described in this notice apply only to the transfer of 
Treasury book-entry securities held on Fedwire. Information concerning 
fees for book-entry transfers of Government Agency securities, which 
are priced by the Federal Reserve, is set out in a separate Federal 
Register notice published by the Federal Reserve.
    The following is the Treasury fee schedule that will take effect on 
January 4, 2021, for book-entry transfers on Fedwire:

         Treasury-Fedwire Fee Schedule Effective January 4, 2021
                              [In dollars]
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                                                        Basic   Off-line
                    Transfer type                        fee   surcharge
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On-line transfer originated..........................    0.65        N/A
On-line transfer received............................    0.65        N/A
On-line reversal transfer originated.................    0.65        N/A
On-line reversal transfer received...................    0.65        N/A
Off-line transfer originated.........................    0.65      70.00
Off-line transfer received...........................    0.65      70.00
Off-line account switch received.....................    0.65       0.00
Off-line reversal transfer originated................    0.65      70.00
Off-line reversal transfer received..................    0.65      70.00
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    Authority: 31 CFR 357.45.

Timothy E. Gribben,
Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-23298 Filed 10-28-20; 8:45 am]
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