Office of Thrift Supervision December 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Minimum Capital Ratios; Capital Adequacy Guidelines; Capital Maintenance; Capital: Deduction of Goodwill Net of Associated Deferred Tax Liability
Document Number: E8-30780
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-30
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Comptroller of the Currency
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) (collectively, the Agencies) are amending their regulatory capital rules to permit banks, bank holding companies, and savings associations (collectively, banking organizations) to reduce the amount of goodwill that a banking organization must deduct from tier 1 capital by the amount of any deferred tax liability associated with that goodwill. For a banking organization that elects to apply this final rule, the amount of goodwill the banking organization must deduct from tier 1 capital would reflect the maximum exposure to loss in the event that such goodwill is impaired or derecognized for financial reporting purposes.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-30555
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-23
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Comptroller of the Currency
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, the FDIC, and the OTS (the ``agencies'') may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies' publication for public comment of a proposal to extend, with revision, the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report) for banks, the Thrift Financial Report (TFR) for savings associations, the Report of Assets and Liabilities of U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 002), and the Report of Assets and Liabilities of a Non-U.S. Branch that is Managed or Controlled by a U.S. Branch or Agency of a Foreign (Non-U.S.) Bank (FFIEC 002S), all of which are currently approved collections of information. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the FFIEC and the agencies should modify the proposed revisions prior to giving final approval. The agencies will then submit the revisions to OMB for review and approval.
Community Reinvestment Act Regulations
Document Number: E8-30433
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-22
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Department of Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision
The OCC, the Board, the FDIC, and the OTS (collectively, the ``agencies'') are amending their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations to adjust the asset-size thresholds used to define ``small bank'' or ``small savings association'' and ``intermediate small bank'' or ``intermediate small savings association.'' As required by the CRA regulations, the adjustment to the threshold amount is based on the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index.
Technical Amendments
Document Number: E8-30021
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) is amending its regulations to incorporate technical and conforming amendments. They include clarifications and corrections of typographical errors.
Voluntary Dissolution
Document Number: E8-29834
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-17
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.
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-29039
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision has determined that the establishment of the OTS Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee is necessary and in the public interest in order to study the needs of and challenges facing mutual savings associations. OTS is seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for selection as Committee members and the names of professional and public interest groups that should be represented on the Committee.
Savings and Loan Holding Company Registration Statement-H-(b)10
Document Number: E8-28895
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-08
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.
Downey Savings and Loan Association, F.A.; Newport Beach, CA; Notice of Appointment of Receiver
Document Number: E8-28624
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
PFF Bank & Trust, Pomona, CA; Notice of Appointment of Receiver
Document Number: E8-28484
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-03
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury