12 CFR 900.3 - Terms relating to other entities and concepts used throughout 12 CFR chapter IX.
As used throughout this chapter, the following terms relating to other entities and concepts used throughout 12 CFR chapter IX have the meanings set forth below, unless otherwise indicated in a particular subchapter, part, section or paragraph:
Appropriate state regulator means any state officer, agency, supervisor or other entity that has regulatory authority over, or is empowered to institute enforcement action against, a particular institution.
FDIC means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
FRB means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or GAAP means accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
HUD means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NCUA means the National Credit Union Administration.
NRSRO means a credit rating organization regarded as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
OCC means the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
OTS means the Office of Thrift Supervision.
SEC means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.