12 CFR 1770.3 - Definitions.
The following definitions apply to the terms used in this part:
(a) The Act is Title XIII of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, Pub. L. No. 102-550, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3672, 3941 through 4012 (1993), 12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq., separately entitled the “Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992.”
(b) Affiliate means, except as provided by the Director, any entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, an Enterprise.
(c) Charter acts mean the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act, which are codified at 12 U.S.C. 1716 through 1723i and 12 U.S.C. 1451 through 1459, respectively.
(d) Compensation means any payment of money or the provision of any other thing of current or potential value in connection with employment. Compensation includes all direct and indirect payments of benefits, both cash and non-cash, granted to or for the benefit of any executive officer, including, but not limited to, payments and benefits derived from an employment contract compensation or benefit agreement, fee arrangement, perquisite, stock option plan, post employment benefit or other compensatory arrangement.
(f) Enterprise means the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and, except as provided by the Director, any affiliate thereof.
(i) The chairman of the board of directors, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, president, vice chairman, any executive vice president, and any individual who performs functions similar to such positions whether or not the individual has an official title; and
(ii) Any senior vice president (SVP) or other individual with similar responsibilities, without regard to title:
(B) Who reports directly to the Enterprise's chairman of the board of directors, vice chairman, president or chief operating officer.
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