The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has advised the chief executive officers of all national banks, federal savings associations, federal branches and agencies, department and division heads, and all examining personnel to review “the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) final rule and guidance issued July 24, 2012, on investments in corporate debt securities,” according to a press release from the OCC. Federal savings associations must be in compliance with the FDIC’s final rule by January 1, 2013. The release also reminds these institutions that by January 1, 2013, they must be in compliance with the “OCC’s final rules and guidance regarding investments in other securities,” which was published on June 26, 2012. For more, read the OCC’s press release and read the FDIC’s final rule.