OCC Bulletin 2021-60| December 10, 2021

Revised Licensing Booklets: Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual Booklets

To

Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks, Federal Savings Associations, and Federal Branches and Agencies; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties

Summary

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued today the “Background Investigations,” “Capital and Dividends,” "Charters,” “Conversions to Federal Charter,” and “National Bank Director Waivers” booklets of the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual. The revised booklets replace booklets of the same title issued between April 2017 and October 2019. The revised booklets reflect recent changes to 12 CFR 5, make corrections where necessary, and contain updated guidance.

Note for Community Banks

These booklets apply to all national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations.

Highlights

The revised licensing booklets

  • reflect recent updates to 12 CFR 5 and other regulations, as applicable.
  • remove references to outdated guidance and provide current references.
  • make other minor modifications and corrections throughout.

Further Information

Please contact Karen Marcotte, Director for Licensing Activities, at (202) 649-6260.

 

Stephen A. Lybarger
Deputy Comptroller for Licensing

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