December 2000

Asset Management

This publication is a part of:

Collection: Comptroller’s Handbook

Series: Asset Management

Transmittal

Asset Management Cover Letter (PDF)

Overview

This booklet provides an overview of the asset management business, its risks, and sound risk management processes. It describes the OCC's supervisory philosophy and processes and how they apply to the asset management activities of national banks, including limited purpose trust banks, and federal savings associations.

Applicability

This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. For statutes, regulations, and guidance referenced in this booklet, consult those sources to determine applicability to federal savings associations. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.