Comptroller of the Currency

Comptroller of the Currency
A government official, appointed by the President of the United States, who keeps control over all national banks, and receives reports from the banks at least quarterly, to be published in newspapers. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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Comptroller of the Currency Compˌtroller of the ˈCurrency noun
FINANCE BANKING in the US, the government official responsible for controlling the financial dealings of banks and other financial institutions

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Comptroller of the Currency UK US noun [S]
GOVERNMENT, BANKING in the US, the government official who is the head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and who is responsible for allowing national banks to begin operating and for examining, and making rules about, how they work

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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