Terms relating to other entities and concepts used throughout 12 CFR chapter IX.
As used throughout this chapter, the following terms relating to other entities and concepts used throughout 12 CFR chapter IX have the meanings set forth below, unless otherwise indicated in a particular subchapter, part, section or paragraph:
Appropriate Federal banking agency has the meaning set forth in section 3(q) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813(q)) and, for federally-insured credit unions, means the NCUA.
Appropriate state regulator means any state officer, agency, supervisor or other entity that has regulatory authority over, or is empowered to institute enforcement action against, a particular institution.
Fannie Mae means the Federal National Mortgage Association established under authority of the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act (12 U.S.C. 1716, et seq. ).
FDIC means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
FRB means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Freddie Mac means the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation established under authority of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act (12 U.S.C. 1451, et seq. ).
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or GAAP means accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
Ginnie Mae means the Government National Mortgage Association established under authority of the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act (12 U.S.C. 1716, et seq. ).
GLB Act means the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (Pub. L. 106-102 (1999)).
HUD means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NCUA means the National Credit Union Administration.
NRSRO means a credit rating organization regarded as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
OCC means the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
OTS means the Office of Thrift Supervision.
SBIC means a small business investment company formed pursuant to section 301 of the Small Business Investment Act (15 U.S.C. 681 ).
SEC means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
State means a state of the United States, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the United States Virgin Islands.
1934 Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a
et seq. ).
[67 FR 12842, Mar. 20, 2002, as amended at 69 FR 38811, June 29, 2004]