Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure. On December 20, 2013 , the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka (FHLBank) sent a message to its members announcing the declaration of a dividend for the quarter ending December 31, 2013 . A copy of the message is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and not "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). It may only be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933 if such subsequent filing specifically references this Current Report on Form 8- K. In addition, the furnishing of information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the FHLBank that the information is material or complete. Forward Looking Statements The information contained in Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include statements describing the objectives, projections, estimates or future predictions of FHLBank's operations. These statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "will," "expects," "may" or other variations on these terms. FHLBank cautions that by their nature forward-looking statements involve risk or uncertainty and that actual results may differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result of such risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: political events, including legislative, regulatory, judicial or other developments that affect FHLBank, its members, counterparties or investors; regulatory actions and determinations, including those resulting from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; changes in economic and market conditions, including conditions in the mortgage, housing and capital markets; changes in the U.S. government's long-term debt rating and the long-term debt rating of FHLBank and/or other Federal Home Loan Banks; changes in demand for advances or consolidated obligations of FHLBank and/or of the FHLBank System ; effects of derivative accounting treatment, OTTI accounting treatment and other accounting rule requirements; the effects of amortization/accretion; gains/losses on derivatives or on trading investments; volatility of market prices, rates and indices and the timing and volume of market activity; changes in FHLBank's capital structure; membership changes, including changes resulting from member failures, mergers or changes in principal place of business; soundness of other financial institutions, including FHLBank's members, nonmember borrowers and the other FHLBanks; changes in the value or liquidity of collateral underlying advances to FHLBank's members or nonmember borrowers or collateral pledged by derivative counterparties; changes in the fair value and economic value of, impairment of, and risks associated with FHLBank's investments in mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities or other assets and the related credit enhancement protections; competitive forces, including the availability of other sources of funding for members; the willingness of members to do business with FHLBank; the ability of FHLBank to introduce new products and services to meet market demand and to manage successfully the risks associated with new products and services; the ability of each of the other FHLBanks to repay the principal and interest on consolidated obligations for which it is the primary obligor and with respect to which FHLBank has joint and several liability; and adverse developments or events affecting or involving other FHLBanks, housing GSEs or the FHLBank System in general. Additional risks that might cause FHLBank's results to differ from these forward-looking statements are provided in detail in FHLBank's filings with the SEC , which are available at www.sec.gov . All forward-looking statements contained in Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary notice. The reader should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, since the statements speak only as of the date that they are made and FHLBank has no obligation and does not undertake publicly to update, revise or correct any forward-looking statement for any reason. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits 99.1 Message to FHLBank members dated December 20, 2013 , announcing dividend declaration for the quarter ending December 31, 2013 . -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Top of the Form
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