Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.
Notice and request for comment.
The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a continuing Start Printed Page 31841information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning an extension of OMB approval of the information collection titled, “Interagency Guidance on Asset Securitization Activities.” The OCC is also giving notice that it has submitted the collection to OMB for review.
Comments must be submitted on or before July 6, 2010.
Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2-3, Attention: 1557-0217, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874-5274, or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may personally inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874-4700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments.
Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557-0217, by mail to U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725, 17th Street, NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
You may request additional information or a copy of the collection and supporting documentation submitted to OMB by contacting: Mary H. Gottlieb, (202) 874-5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Interagency Guidance on Asset Securitization Activities.
OMB Control No.: 1557-0217.
Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently approved collection.
Description: This information collection applies to institutions engaged in asset securitization and consists of a written asset securitization policy, the documentation of fair value of retained interests, and a management information system to monitor securitization activities. Institution management uses the collection as the basis for the safe and sound operation of their asset securitization activities. The OCC uses the information to evaluate the quality of an institution's risk management practices. The OCC also uses the information to assist institutions lacking proper supervision of their asset securitization activities with the implementation of corrective action to ensure that the activities are conducted in a safe and sound manner.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 33.
Estimated Number of Responses: 97.
Estimated Annual Burden: 478 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Comments: The OCC issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on March 17, 2010 (75 FR 12812). No comments were received. Comments continue to be invited on:
(a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility;
(b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information;
(c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected;
(d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and
(e) Estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.Start Signature
Dated: May 27, 2010.
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 2010-13247 Filed 6-3-10; 8:45 am]
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