appropriate Federal official

(1) Appropriate federal official .— In this section, the term “appropriate Federal official” means— (A) the Attorney General of the United States; or (B) in any case in which the defendant is a Federal depository institution, a State depository institution, a depository institution holding company, a foreign bank, or a nondepository institution subsidiary of the foregoing (as such terms are defined in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act ( 12 U.S.C. 1813 )), the person who has the primary Federal regulatory or supervisory responsibility with respect to the defendant, if some or all of the matters alleged in the class action are subject to regulation or supervision by that person.

Source

28 USC § 1715(a)(1)


Scoping language

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