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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

July 26, 2017

Securities and Exchange Commission Rule Amended to Shorten the Securities Transaction Settlement Cycle

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FIL-32-2017 - PDF (PDF Help)


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is issuing this announcement to highlight actions that banks should take to prepare for the change in the Securities Exchange Commission's (SEC) rule governing the securities settlement cycle for securities transactions conducted by most broker-dealers. The effective date for the change is September 5, 2017.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised financial institutions.


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