47 CFR 53.203 - Structural and transactional requirements.

§ 53.203 Structural and transactional requirements.
(a) Operational independence. A section 272 affiliate and the BOC of which it is an affiliate shall not jointly own transmission and switching facilities or the land and buildings where those facilities are located.
(b) Separate books, records, and accounts. A section 272 affiliate shall maintain books, records, and accounts, which shall be separate from the books, records, and accounts maintained by the BOC of which it is an affiliate.
(c) Separate officers, directors, and employees. A section 272 affiliate shall have separate officers, directors, and employees from the BOC of which it is an affiliate.
(d) Credit arrangements. A section 272 affiliate shall not obtain credit under any arrangement that would permit a creditor, upon default, to have recourse to the assets of the BOC of which it is an affiliate.
(e) Arm's-length transactions. A section 272 affiliate shall conduct all transactions with the BOC of which it is an affiliate on an arm's length basis, pursuant to the accounting rules described in § 32.27 of this chapter, with any such transactions reduced to writing and available for public inspection.
[62 FR 2967, Jan. 21, 1997, as amended at 69 FR 16496, Mar. 30, 2004; 70 FR 55302, Sept. 21, 2005]
Effective Date Note:
At 62 FR 2967, Jan. 21, 1997, § 53.203 was added. Paragraphs (b) and (e) of this section contain information collection requirements and will not become effective until approval has been given by the Office of Management and Budget.

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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