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The primary mission of the OCC's Law Department is to provide high quality and timely work efficiently and effectively in support of the agency's goals and strategic objectives, including the following:
The Administrative and Internal Law group:
The Bank Advisory group:
The District Counsel Offices:
The Enforcement group:
The Licensing Division is responsible for ensuring that the corporate structure of national banks and federal savings associations is established and maintained in accordance with the principles of a safe and sound banking system. In this role, Licensing receives, analyzes, and decides filings to establish, change the structure of, or change the activities performed by national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies. Licensing works closely with the agency’s supervisory and legal divisions to render independent decisions, supported by a strong record of facts and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Filings, other submissions, or questions should be addressed to the appropriate OCC licensing office.
The Litigation group: