12 CFR 48.4 - Supervisory non-objection.
(a) Supervisory non-objection required. Before commencing a retail forex business, a national bank must provide the OCC with prior notice and obtain from the OCC a written supervisory non-objection.
(1) In order to obtain a written supervisory non-objection, a national bank must:
(i) Establish to the satisfaction of the OCC that the national bank has established and implemented written policies, procedures, and risk measurement and management systems and controls for the purpose of ensuring that it conducts retail forex transactions in a safe and sound manner and in compliance with this part; and
(2) The information provided under paragraph (b)(1) of this section must include, without limitation, information regarding:
(i) Customer due diligence, including without limitation credit evaluations, customer appropriateness, and “know your customer” documentation;
(iii) The haircuts that the national bank will apply to noncash margin as provided in § 48.9(b)(2); and
(c) Treatment of existing retail forex businesses. A national bank that is engaged in a retail forex business on July 15, 2011 or September 12, 2011 for Federal savings associations, may continue to do so for up to six months, subject to an extension of time by the OCC, if it requests the supervisory non-objection required by paragraph (a) of this section within 30 days of July 15, 2011 or September 12, 2011 for Federal savings associations, and submits the information required to be submitted under paragraph (b) of this section.
(d) Compliance with the Commodity Exchange Act. A national bank that is engaged in a retail forex business on July 15, 2011 or September 12, 2011 for Federal savings associations and complies with paragraph (c) of this section will be deemed, during the six-month or extended period described in paragraph (c) of this section, to be acting pursuant to a rule or regulation described in section 2(c)(2)(E)(ii)(I) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 2(c)(2)(E)(ii)(I)).
Title 12 published on 2014-01-01
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