SETTLEMENT: Proposal by the Federal Reserve Board to create a same-time settlement service for banks. Expected to be published shortly. Comments due 60 days later.

MUTUAL THRIFTS: Proposal by the Office of Thrift Supervision to let federal mutual holding companies set up state-chartered stock holding companies. This structure would let thrifts avoid paying high taxes in stock buybacks. Published June 5. Comments due Aug. 4.

MONEY LAUNDERING: Proposal by the Treasury Department to bring check cashers and other money transmitters under money laundering reporting rules. Published May 21. Comments due Aug. 19.

RESERVE ACCOUNTS: Proposal by the Fed to address interstate branching by limiting banks to a single Federal Reserve system account. Published May 20. Comments due July 21.

SECURITIES DEALERS: Proposal by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to drop a rule requiring state nonmember banks to submit information on their municipal securities dealers. Published May 16. Comments due July 15.

DEPOSIT INSURANCE: Proposal by the FDIC to ease record keeping requirements for custodial accounts, streamline accounting treatment of living trusts, and give heirs six months of extra coverage after a depositor dies. Published May 14. Comments due Aug. 12.

THRIFT LIQUIDITY: Proposal by the OTS to simplify the calculations necessary for compliance with thrift liquidity rules. Published May 14. Comments due July 14.

BROKER-DEALERS: Proposal by the National Association of Securities Dealers to require that all broker-dealers disclose risks to customers when selling securities. Published May 1. Comments due June 30.

NCUA RECORDS: Proposal by the National Credit Union Administration to tighten rules governing the disclosure of nonpublic records and testimony by current and former employees during legal proceedings. Published April 24. Comments due June 23.

DISCLOSURES: Request by the Fed for recommendations on how Congress should combine the disclosures required by the Truth-in-Lending and Real Estate Settlement Procedures acts. Published April 2. Comments due June 30.

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