12 CFR 344.1 - Purpose and scope.

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§ 344.1 Purpose and scope.
(a) Purpose. The purpose of this part is to ensure that purchasers of securities in transactions effected by a state nonmember insured bank (except a District bank) or a foreign bank having an insured branch are provided adequate information regarding transactions. This part is also designed to ensure that banks subject to this part maintain adequate records and controls with respect to the securities transactions they effect.
(b) Scope; general. Any security transaction effected for a customer by a bank is subject to this part unless excepted by § 344.2. A bank effecting transactions in government securities is subject to the notification, recordkeeping, and policies and procedures requirements of this part. This part also applies to municipal securities transactions by a bank that is not registered as a “municipal securities dealer” with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(a)(30) and 78o-4.

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