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Branches and Relocations: Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual Booklet

November 16, 2017 / Source: OCC

OCC BULLETIN 2017-54
Subject: Branches and Relocations
Date: November 15, 2017
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties

Description: Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual Booklet

Summary

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued today the “Branches and Relocations” booklet of the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual, which replaces the booklet of the same title issued in October 2009. The revised booklet incorporates branching and relocation procedures and requirements updated following the integration of the functions of the Office of Thrift Supervision into the OCC in 2011 and the issuance of revised regulations (12 CFR 5) that became effective July 1, 2015, addressing branching and relocations for both national banks and federal savings associations (FSA).

Note for Community Banks

This booklet applies to all national banks and FSAs.

Highlights

The revised “Branches and Relocations” booklet

  • contains sections on key policies and criteria of general applicability.
  • outlines requirements specific to national banks and requirements specific to FSAs.

Further Information

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

 

Stephen A. Lybarger
Deputy Comptroller for Licensing

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