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Laws & Regulations

National banks and federal savings associations are among the most highly regulated institutions in the country, with many laws and regulations that govern their activities.

Enforcement Actions

The OCC may take enforcement actions against financial institutions (or affiliated individuals) for violations of laws, rules or regulations, final orders or conditions imposed in writing; or unsafe or unsound practices. Learn more about this topic in the Enforcement Actions section.

OCC Regulations

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Learn more about OCC regulations and the rules it publishes in the Federal Register.

View current and prior OCC requests for comment and submit comments on requests still open for comment at