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Office of Credit Ratings

Office of Credit Ratings


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The Office of Credit Ratings ("OCR") assists the Commission in executing its responsibility for protecting investors, promoting capital formation, and maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets through the oversight of credit rating agencies registered with the Commission as "nationally recognized statistical rating organizations" or "NRSROs." In support of this mission, OCR monitors the activities and conducts examinations of registered NRSROs to assess and promote compliance with statutory and Commission requirements.

Examination Resources

Application for Registration as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization
Form 1661
Supplemental Information for Entities Subject to Inspection by the Commission and Directed to Supply Information Other Than Pursuant to Commission Subpoena
Form 2866
Supplemental Information for Persons Requested to Supply Information Voluntarily to the Commission's Examination Staff

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Last modified: July 11, 2014