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United States Code Title 12 – Banks and banking – on FindLaw.com

Office of  the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
Activities Permissible for a National Bank
A Guide to the National Banking System
National Banks and the Dual Banking System

National Bank Operating Subsidiaries doing Business with Consumers
sorted by state as of 12/31/2004
National Bank Operating Subsidiaries doing Business with Consumers
sorted alphabetically as of 12/31/2007


This report is used to identify certain national bank operating subsidiaries (OS) that are subject to OCC supervisory authority. This report identifies a bank’s operating subsidiaries that do business directly with consumers in the United States and are not functionally regulated as defined in section 5(c)(5) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (12 USC 1844(c)(5)). Specifically, an OS does business directly with consumers if it provides products or services to individuals to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes.

Guidelines For Filing The Annual Report On Operating Subsidiaries


Debt Cancellation Contracts and Debt Suspension Agreements
Federal Register September 19, 2002 | 12 CFR Parts 7 and 37

Quarterly Journal

Special interests – On premption and visitorial powers
US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: Quarterly Journal, Mar 2004 by Hawke, John D Jr

2008 – Title 12 Code of Federal Regulations  Banks and Banking

  • Chapter I–Comptroller of the Currency – Index
    • PART 7–Bank activities and operations – Contents
      • 12 CFR 7.4009 – Subpart D – Preemption
        — 69 FR 1917, Jan. 13, 2004

Written by Tom Fox

January 14, 2009 at 3:32 pm

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