NOTE: These are opinions from the OTS Office of Chief Counsel issued prior to July 21, 2011. For opinions issued on or after July 21, 2011, regarding thrift savings associations see the OCC Interpretations and Precedents page.
Summary Conclusion: 12 C.F.R. § 563.40(a), which prohibits savings associations from paying loan procurement fees to affiliated persons, does not provide an exception for loan solicitation services (as opposed to loan origination services) actually performed.
Date: December 14, 1994
Subjects: Home Owners' Loan Act/Savings Association Powers, Affiliate Transactions