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Custody Services

Custody services provided by a bank typically include the settlement, safekeeping, and reporting of customers' marketable securities and cash. Securities lending can allow a customer to make additional income on custody assets by loaning securities to approved borrowers on a short-term basis.

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Custody Services (Comptroller's Handbook, January 2002)
Addresses the fundamentals of securities custody and related services and provides examiner guidance for those activities


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05/20/2020 OCC 2020-53 Revisions to the Supplementary Leverage Ratio for Custodial Banking Organizations and Custody Banks: Final Rule
04/29/2019 OCC 2019-21 Fiduciary Regulations; Non-Fiduciary Custody Activities: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
09/01/2017 NR 2017-101 Agencies Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Shorten Settlement Cycle