Act or Authorizing statute means the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended.
Business day means a day the Corporation is open for business, excluding the legal public holidays identified in 5 U.S.C. 6103(a).
Corporation or Farmer Mac means the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation and its affiliates.
FCA means the Farm Credit Administration, an independent Federal agency of the executive branch.
NYSE means the New York Stock Exchange, a listing exchange.
OSMO means the FCAOffice of Secondary Market Oversight, which is responsible for the general supervision of the safe and sound exercise of the Corporation's powers, functions, and duties and compliance with laws and regulations.
Our or we means the FCA or OSMO, as appropriate to the context of the provision employing the term.
SEC means the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Securities Act means the Securities Act of 1933 ( 15 U.S.C. 77aet seq.) or the Exchange Act of 1934 ( 15 U.S.C. 78aet seq.), or both, as appropriate to the context of the provision employing the term.
Signed, when referring to paper form, means a manual signature, and, when referring to electronic form, means marked in a manner that authenticates each signer's identity.
This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.