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In an effort to enhance its ability to grant new limited purpose charters, the OCC is issuing a proposed rule that would address how the agency will handle receiverships for national banks not insured by the FDIC, such as trust banks and other special purpose charters.


In a joint letter with three other financial trade associations today, ABA responded to an FDIC proposal that would require banks with more than 2 million deposit accounts to collect extensive depositor information and develop systems that would allow the FDIC to close the bank and use the bank’s system to make deposit insurance determinations.


The new recordkeeping standards contemplated by the FDIC for banks with more than 2 million deposit accounts — intended to help the agency determine promptly whether deposits are insured or not after a bank fails — would require major upgrades to bank IT systems, ABA said in a comment letter yesterday.

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