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November 1995

Futures Commission Merchant Activities

This publication is part of:

Collection: Comptroller's Handbook

Series: Safety and Soundness

Category: Other Activities


This booklet addresses oversight of a national bank's futures commission merchant (FCM) operating subsidiary. The booklet addresses regulatory requirements for and effective oversight of FCM subsidiaries.


This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.