FOREIGN BANKS: Under an interim rule, the Fed will examine the U.S. operations of well-managed, well-capitalized foreign banks once every 18 months, rather than once a year. Published and effective Aug. 28. Comments were due Oct. 27.
OTS FEES: Proposal by the OTS to reduce fees for healthy, traditional thrifts. Fees for some small thrifts, however, would increase because the agency wants to impose a base fee of $1,250 for all institutions. The plan also would force thrifts with large trust or other complex activities to pay more. Published Aug. 14. Comments were due Oct. 13.