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Narrative and Procedures - March 1990

Private Placements

This publication is part of:

Collection: Comptroller's Handbook

Series: Safety and Soundness

Category: Other Activities


This booklet addresses private placements and supervising banks engaged in the purchase of private placements as investments and banks functioning as placement agents.


This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.