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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

Revised Manual Now Available
November 23, 2005

Summary: The FDIC has updated its Trust Examination Manual. It is now available on the FDIC’s Web site and may also be purchased in a CD-ROM format.


  • The FDIC has updated the 2000 Trust Examination Manual and added a new section to cover Registered Transfer Agent activities.

  • The manual is available to the public on the FDIC’s Web site at

  • A CD-ROM version of the manual is available for purchase for $100. To place an order, please complete the attached order form.
  • Distribution:
    FDIC-supervised banks (commercial and savings) that conduct fiduciary or registered transfer agent activities

    Suggested Routing:
    Chief Executive Officer
    Trust Officer
    Transfer Agent Personnel
    Compliance Officer
    Internal Auditor

    Related Topics:

    Trust Examination Manual Order Form
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    FDIC Public Information Center (877) ASK-FDIC (275-3342) or

    FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at

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    Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (1-877-275-3342 or (703) 562-2200).

    Last Updated 11/23/2005

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