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Official Staff Commentary

What it is:

An official staff commentary is a set of written answers from the Federal Reserve or the Treasury department regarding various interpretations and regulatory guidance on a myriad of topics.

How it works (Example):

The Federal Reserve provides official staff commentaries when addressing new regulations and interpretations of regulations and offering guidelines to consumers and institutions.

Why it Matters:

Official staff commentary from the Federal Reserve is similar to an official explanation of a topic. Often the commentary contains definitions of terms. For an example from the Federal Reserve Board, click here.