12 CFR 703.13 - Permissible investment activities.

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§ 703.13 Permissible investment activities.
(a) Regular way settlement and delivery versus payment basis. A Federal credit union may only contract for the purchase or sale of a security as long as the delivery of the security is by regular way settlement and the transaction is accomplished on a delivery versus payment basis.
(b) Federal funds. A Federal credit union may sell Federal funds to an institution described in Section 107(8) of the Act and credit unions, as long as the interest or other consideration received from the financial institution is at the market rate for Federal funds transactions.
(c) Investment repurchase transaction. A Federal credit union may enter into an investment repurchase transaction so long as:
(1) Any securities the Federal credit union receives are permissible investments for Federal credit unions, the Federal credit union, or its agent, either takes physical possession or control of the repurchase securities or is recorded as owner of them through the Federal Reserve Book Entry Securities Transfer System, the Federal credit union, or its agent, receives a daily assessment of their market value, including accrued interest, and the Federal credit union maintains adequate margins that reflect a risk assessment of the securities and the term of the transaction; and
(2) The Federal credit union has entered into signed contracts with all approved counterparties.
(d) Borrowing repurchase transaction. A Federal credit union may enter into a borrowing repurchase transaction so long as:
(1) The transaction meets the requirements of paragraph (c) of this section;
(2) Any cash the Federal credit union receives is subject to the borrowing limit specified in Section 107(9) of the Act, and any investments the Federal credit union purchases with that cash are permissible for Federal credit unions; and
(3) The investments referenced in paragraph (d)(2) of this section must mature under the following conditions:
(i) No later than the maturity of the borrowing repurchase transaction;
(ii) No later than thirty days after the borrowing repurchase transaction, unless authorized under § 703.20, provided the value of all investments purchased with maturities later than borrowing repurchase transactions does not exceed 100 percent of the federal credit union's net worth; or
(iii) At any time later than the maturity of the borrowing repurchase transaction, provided the value of all investments purchased with maturities later than borrowing repurchase transactions does not exceed 100 percent of the federal credit union's net worth and the credit union received a composite CAMEL rating of “1” or “2” for the last two (2) full examinations and maintained a net worth classification of “well capitalized” under part 702 of this chapter for the six (6) immediately preceding quarters or, if subject to a risk-based net worth (RBNW) requirement under part 702 of this chapter, has remained “well capitalized” for the six (6) immediately preceding quarters after applying the applicable RBNW requirement.
(e) Securities lending transaction. A Federal credit union may enter into a securities lending transaction so long as:
(1) The Federal credit union receives written confirmation of the loan;
(2) Any collateral the Federal credit union receives is a legal investment for Federal credit unions, the Federal credit union, or its agent, obtains a first priority security interest in the collateral by taking physical possession or control of the collateral, or is recorded as owner of the collateral through the Federal Reserve Book Entry Securities Transfer System; and the Federal credit union, or its agent, receives a daily assessment of the market value of the collateral, including accrued interest, and maintains adequate margin that reflects a risk assessment of the collateral and the term of the loan;
(3) Any cash the Federal credit union receives is subject to the borrowing limit specified in Section 107(9) of the Act, and any investments the Federal credit union purchases with that cash are permissible for Federal credit unions and mature no later than the maturity of the transaction; and
(4) The Federal credit union has executed a written loan and security agreement with the borrower.
(f)
(1) Trading securities. A Federal credit union may trade securities, including engaging in when-issued trading and pair-off transactions, so long as the Federal credit union can show that it has sufficient resources, knowledge, systems, and procedures to handle the risks.
(2) A Federal credit union must record any security it purchases or sells for trading purposes at fair value on the trade date. The trade date is the date the Federal credit union commits, orally or in writing, to purchase or sell a security.
(3) At least monthly, the Federal credit union must give its board of directors or investment-related committee a written report listing all purchase and sale transactions of trading securities and the resulting gain or loss on an individual basis.
[68 FR 32960, June 3, 2003, as amended at 77 FR 31991, May 31, 2012]

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  • 2014-01-31; vol. 79 # 21 - Friday, January 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 5228 - Derivatives
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      NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective March 3, 2014.
      12 CFR Parts 703, 715, and 741

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Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-02-27; vol. 79 # 39 - Thursday, February 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 11184 - Prompt Corrective Action—Risk-Based Capital
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      Proposed rule.
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      12 CFR Parts 700, 701, 702, 703, 713, 723, and 747