The Edge Act effectively removed the requirement for state oversight of contracted companies. Instead, these groups were placed under the tutelage of the Edge Act and therefore of the Federal Reserve. U.S. banks have developed new ABC vehicles to focus their international banking activities. This has enabled them to separate the risks associated with international lending from their banking activities at the heart of the Union. (i) Each person must notify the Board of Directors 60 days before the written notification before directly or indirectly acquiring 25% or more of the voting shares or, by other means, control of an Edge company. (2) Customer Identification Program. Each edge or contractor company is subject to the requirements of 31 United States. C 5318 (l) and the implementing regulations adopted jointly by the Board of Directors and the Ministry of Finance, which require a client identification program. (iv) if the Bank is properly capitalized after the de-de-de-strength and withdrawal of total investments and assets from all credit or contract companies and subsidiaries of foreign banks; and (h) (1) to limit investments in edge companies and contract companies. A member bank may invest up to 10 per cent of its capital and surplus in the capital of edge and contracting companies or, with the prior approval of the Board of Directors, up to 20 per cent of its capital and surplus in these shares. (3) money market instruments (including repurchase transactions related to these instruments), such as the acceptance of bankers, federal funds sold and commercial securities; and as a result of the changes, banks with capital and a surplus of more than $1 million have the power to invest up to 10 per cent of their capital and surplus in a company created under federal or national law to „conduct international or foreign banking.“ 2 For the purposes of this paragraph (d) (2), an entity designates any entity that would be a subsidiary under Section 23A of the FRA (12 U.S.C 371c) if Edge was a member bank. (i) An Edge company may set up reserve branches in the United States 30 days after Edge`s written notification, unless Edge is informed to the contrary within that time.