17 CFR § 401.4 - Exemption for financial institutions engaged in limited government securities dealer activities.
(a) Subject to the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section, a financial institution shall be exempt from the provisions of sections 15C (a), (b), and (d) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o-5 (a), (b), (d)) and the regulations of this subchapter if its government securities dealer activities are limited to one or more of the following activities:
(1) Sales or purchases in a fiduciary capacity;
(2) The sale and subsequent repurchase and the purchase and subsequent resale of government securities pursuant to a repurchase or reverse repurchase agreement; and
(3) Such other activities as have been exempted by regulation under this subchapter.
(1) A financial institution that relies on the exemption contained in paragraph (a) of this section is required to comply with:
(i) The regulations of part 450 of this chapter concerning custodial holdings of government securities for customers; and
(ii) Section 403.5(d) of this chapter concerning certain repurchase transactions with customers.
(c) For the purposes of this section “financial institution” includes an insured credit union, as defined in 12 U.S.C. 1752(7).