12 CFR 650.1 - Definitions.

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§ 650.1 Definitions.

The following definitions apply to this part:

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 FCA Office 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.

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United States Code
Statutes at Large

Title 12 published on 11-Apr-2017 03:57

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 12 CFR Part 650 after this date.

  • 2016-10-17; vol. 81 # 200 - Monday, October 17, 2016
    1. 81 FR 71356 - Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Governance; Standards of Conduct; Risk Management; and Disclosure and Reporting
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      FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
      Notice of effective date.
      Effective date: Under the authority of 12 U.S.C. 2252, the regulation amending 12 CFR parts 650, 651, 653, and 655 published on July 27, 2016 (81 FR 49139) is effective October 17, 2016.
      12 CFR Parts 650, 651, 653, and 655