- The updated Manual includes new materials reflecting changes enacted in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and their application to employee benefit plan and individual retirement plan accounts governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code.
- The Manual features updated guidance issued by the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service on abandoned employee benefit plans and treatment of health savings accounts.
- The Manual also includes material related to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission/ Federal Reserve Board Regulation R and Gramm-Leach-Bliley exceptions from the definition of "broker" in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (see Section 10.F of the manual).
- The FDIC Trust Examination Manual is available at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/examinations/trustmanual/index.html or in CD-ROM format by completing the order form at https://catalog.fdic.gov/.
FDIC-supervised banks (commercial and savings)
that conduct fiduciary or registered transfer agent
Chief Executive Officer
Transfer Agent Personnel
Trust Examination Manual Order Form
FDIC Public Information Center at 1-877-ASK-FDIC
(275-3342) or firstname.lastname@example.org
FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be
accessed from the FDIC's Web site at
To receive FILs electronically, please visit
Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters
may be obtained through the FDIC's Public
Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E-1002,
Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-