SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 31, 2013
FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF ATLANTA
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Federally chartered corporation
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1475 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 31, 2013, the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (the "Bank") approved a decrease in the factor that is used to recalculate a member's membership stock requirement under the Bank's capital plan from 0.15% (15 basis points) to 0.12% (12 basis points) and a decrease in the dollar cap of the membership stock requirement from $26 million to $20 million, effective March 22, 2013.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report is a copy of the form notice to each member and former member of the Bank announcing the stock requirement computations scheduled for March 22, 2013 and the decreases in the factor and the dollar cap.
Item 9.01. Exhibits.
99.1 Form of Notice to Members and Former Members, dated February 6, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Date: February 6, 2013
By: /s/ Kirk R. Malmberg
By: Kirk R. Malmberg
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer