5 CFR Part 2634, Appendix A to Part 2634 - Certificate of Independence (Form Approved: OMB Control No. 3209-0007)

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Appendix A to Part 2634—Certificate of Independence (Form Approved: OMB Control No. 3209-0007)
The Certificate of Independence required by § 2634.405(d)(2) shall be executed as follows:
Certificate of Independence
With respect to the trust of ____ (Settlor), which has been submitted to the Office of Government Ethics for certification pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-521, as amended), the undersigned proposed [Trustee] [____] of such trust is a financial institution which is eligible to serve in such fiduciary capacity in accordance with section 102(f)(3)(A) of such Act:
FIRST: The undersigned is (check one)—
() a bank, as defined in 12 U.S.C. 1841(c), or
() an investment adviser, as defined in 15 U.S.C. 80b-2(a)(11), not more than 10 percent of which is owned or controlled by a single individual.
SECOND: The undersigned—
(1) Is independent of and unassociated with any interested party so that the undersigned cannot be controlled or influenced in the administration of the trust by any interested party; and
(2) is not and has not been affiliated with any interested party, and is not a partner of, or involved in any joint venture or other investment or business with any interested party.
THIRD: Any director, officer, or employee of the undersigned—
(1) Is independent of and unassociated with any interested party so that such director, officer, or employee cannot be controlled or influenced in the administration of the trust by any interested party;
(2) Is not and has not been employed by any interested party, nor a director, officer, or employee of any organization affiliated with any interested party, and is not and has not been a partner of, or involved in any joint venture or other investment or business with, any interested party; and
(3) Is not a relative of any interested party.
FOURTH: The undersigned certifies that the statements contained herein are true, complete and correct to the best of such undersigned's knowledge and belief.
Date___
(firm)___
By:___
(title)___
Note:
See Appendix C of this part for Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act notices.
[57 FR 11829, Apr. 7, 1992, as amended at 63 FR 58620, Nov. 2, 1998; 77 FR 39150, July 2, 2012]

Title 5 published on 2015-01-01.

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