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Corporate Trust

Corporate Trust covers the business activities of financial services companies and banks that act in a fiduciary capacity for investors in a particular security. Any national bank or national bank subsidiary that performs transfer agent functions for securities registered under Section 12 of the Exchange Act, or for securities required to be registered, must register with the OCC.

Access the TA-1, Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form, to register as a transfer agent or amend existing registration information.


Owner Trustee Fiduciary Accounts: Reporting on Schedule RC-T (OCC Guidance Letter, June 20, 2007)
Covers proper reporting of “owner trustee” fiduciary accounts on the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (call report)

Registered Transfer Agents: Transfer Agent Registration, Annual Reporting, and Withdrawal from Registration (OCC 2007-6, January 2007)
Covers the Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that registered transfer agents register through its EDGAR system

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
03/18/2015  NR 2015-37, Comptroller of the Currency Issues Statement Regarding Bank Investment in the Municipal Securities Market
06/26/2007  OCC 2007-21, Supervision of National Trust Banks: Revised Guidance: Capital and Liquidity