Office of the Comptroller of the Currency August 7, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in and Relationships With Covered Funds (Volcker Rule); Request for Public Input
Document Number: 2017-16556
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-07
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC is seeking the public's input with this request for information to assist in determining how the final rule implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act (commonly referred to as the ``Volcker Rule'') should be revised to better accomplish the purposes of the statute. The OCC also solicits comments suggesting improvements in the ways in which the final rule has been applied and administered to date. This OCC request is limited to regulatory actions that may be undertaken to achieve these objectives. The OCC is not requesting comment on changes to the underlying Volcker statute. The OCC recognizes that any revision to the final rule or the administration of that rule must be done consistent with the constraints of the statute and requests that commenters provide input that fits within the contours of that structure.