On August 9th, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the "OCC") republished with nomenclature and other technical changes, the Office of Thrift Supervision (the "OTS") regulations currently found in Chapter V of Title 12 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The republished regulations will be recodified with the OCC's regulations in Chapter I at parts 100 through 197 ("Republished Regulations"), effective on July 21, 2011. The Republished Regulations will supersede the OTS regulations in Chapter V for purposes of OCC supervision and regulation of Federal savings associations, and certain of the Republished Rules will supersede the OTS regulations in Chapter V for purposes of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (the "FDIC") supervision of state savings associations. Chapter V of Title 12 of the Code of Federal Regulations will be vacated at a later date. The interim final rule was effective July 21, 2011. Comments should be submitted on or before October 11, 2011. 76 FR 48950.