Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 35428 [05-12035]

Download as PDF 35428 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 117 / Monday, June 20, 2005 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than July 13, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. Nicholas, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291: 1. Vision Bancshares, Inc., St. Louis Park, Minnesota; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Vision Bank, St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 14, 2005. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–12038 Filed 6–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S VerDate jul<14>2003 17:24 Jun 17, 2005 Jkt 205001 The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than July 1, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts; to acquire Gibraltar Financial Corporation, Coral Gables, Florida, and thereby indirectly acquire Gibraltar Bank, FSB, Coral Gables, Florida, and engage in operating a saving and loan association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Comments regarding this application must be received by July 11, 2005. B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. Banco Do Brasil, S.A., Brasilia, Brazil; to engage de novo through its subsidiary, Banco Do Brasil Securities LLC, New York, New York, in securities brokerage and riskless principal services and acting as agent in the private placement of securities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7) of Regulation Y. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 14, 2005. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc.05–12035 Filed 6–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Consumer Advisory Council; Solicitation of Nominations for Membership Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board is inviting the public to nominate qualified individuals for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Council, whose membership represents interests of consumers, communities, and the financial services industry. New members will be selected for three-year terms that will begin in January 2006. The Board expects to announce the selection of new members by year-end 2005. DATES: Nominations must be received by August 26, 2005. Nominations Not Received By August 26 May Not Be Considered. ADDRESSES: Nominations must include a resume for each nominee. Electronic nominations are preferred. The appropriate form can be accessed at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/forms/ cacnominationform.cfm. If electronic submission is not feasible, the nominations can be mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Terri Johnsen, Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Bistay, Secretary of the Council, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, (202) 452–6470, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Consumer Advisory Council was established in 1976 at the direction of the Congress to advise the Federal Reserve Board on the exercise of its duties under the Consumer Credit Protection Act and on other consumerrelated matters. The Council by law represents the interests both of consumers and of the financial services industry (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)). Under the Rules of Organization and Procedure of the Consumer Advisory Council (12 CFR 267.3), members serve three-year terms that are staggered to provide the Council with continuity. E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 117 (Monday, June 20, 2005)]
[Notices]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking 
Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible 
Nonbanking Activities

    The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 
4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and 
Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or 
control voting securities or assets of a company, including the 
companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a 
subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in 
Sec. [thinsp]225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board 
has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and 
permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these 
activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
    Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank 
indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the 
offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their 
views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the 
standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all 
bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information 
Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be 
received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of 
Governors not later than July 1, 2005.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts; 
to acquire Gibraltar Financial Corporation, Coral Gables, Florida, and 
thereby indirectly acquire Gibraltar Bank, FSB, Coral Gables, Florida, 
and engage in operating a saving and loan association, pursuant to 
section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Comments regarding this 
application must be received by July 11, 2005.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank 
Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. Banco Do Brasil, S.A., Brasilia, Brazil; to engage de novo 
through its subsidiary, Banco Do Brasil Securities LLC, New York, New 
York, in securities brokerage and riskless principal services and 
acting as agent in the private placement of securities, pursuant to 
section 225.28(b)(7) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 14, 2005.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.05-12035 Filed 6-17-05; 8:45 am]
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