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An organization authorized by statute for ensuring the safe and sound operation of financial institutions chartered to conduct business under that agency’s jurisdiction. The primary regulators are the following: OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), FRB (Federal Reserve Board), NCUA (National Credit Union Administration), State regulatory agencies.