Office of Thrift Supervision November 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Operating Subsidiary
Document Number: E7-23295
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The proposed information collection request (ICR) described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Notice of Hiring or Indemnifying Senior Executive Officers or Directors
Document Number: E7-23264
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Interagency Charter and Federal Deposit Insurance Application
Document Number: E7-23263
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection.
Kaiser Federal Bank, Covina, California, and Kaiser Federal Financial Group, Inc., Covina, CA; Approval of Conversion Application
Document Number: 07-5714
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-16
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Information Needed To Respond to a Proposal To Convert From the Thrift Financial Report (TFR) to the Call Report
Document Number: E7-22175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-14
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Office of Thrift Supervision is considering requiring savings associations to file quarterly Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report) instead of the Thrift Financial Report (TFR) currently filed. This ANPR solicits comments identifying information that the thrift industry and the public would need to analyze a proposal to convert from the TFR to the Call Report used by other federal banking regulators and to amend any OTS rules that would be affected by such a change. At the end of the comment period, OTS will review the comments and conduct any research needed to compile the identified information. OTS plans to publish a second notice containing the requested information and solicit comments on whether to convert to the Call Report.
Atlantic Coast Bank, Atlantic Coast Federal, M.H.C., Atlantic Coast Federal Corporation, and Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation, Waycross, Georgia; Approval of Conversion Application
Document Number: 07-5604
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
Baltimore County Savings Bank, F.S.B., Baltimore County Savings Bank, M.H.C., BCSB Bankcorp, Inc., and BCSB Bancorp, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland; Approval of Conversion Application
Document Number: 07-5596
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
Document Number: 07-5453
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Federal Trade Commission, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, NCUA and FTC (the Agencies) are jointly issuing final rules and guidelines implementing section 114 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act) and final rules implementing section 315 of the FACT Act. The rules implementing section 114 require each financial institution or creditor to develop and implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program (Program) to detect, prevent, and mitigate identity theft in connection with the opening of certain accounts or certain existing accounts. In addition, the Agencies are issuing guidelines to assist financial institutions and creditors in the formulation and maintenance of a Program that satisfies the requirements of the rules. The rules implementing section 114 also require credit and debit card issuers to assess the validity of notifications of changes of address under certain circumstances. Additionally, the Agencies are issuing joint rules under section 315 that provide guidance regarding reasonable policies and procedures that a user of consumer reports must employ when a consumer reporting agency sends the user a notice of address discrepancy.
Personal Transactions in Securities
Document Number: E7-21751
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-07
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
In June 2007, the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) adopted an interim final rule (Interim Rule) that requires certain officers and employees of savings associations to file reports of their personal securities transactions with the savings association no later than thirty calendar days after the end of each calendar quarter. Before OTS adopted the Interim Rule, persons subject to the rule were required to file such reports within ten business days after the end of each calendar quarter. The thirty-calendar-day period is consistent with the filing requirement for persons in similar positions at investment companies who file such reports under regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Today, OTS is adopting a final rule that is identical to the Interim Rule.
Fair Credit Reporting Affiliate Marketing Regulations
Document Number: 07-5349
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-07
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, and NCUA (Agencies) are publishing final rules to implement the affiliate marketing provisions in section 214 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, which amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The final rules generally prohibit a person from using information received from an affiliate to make a solicitation for marketing purposes to a consumer, unless the consumer is given notice and a reasonable opportunity and a reasonable and simple method to opt out of the making of such solicitations.