Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 12703 [E6-3514]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 48 / Monday, March 13, 2006 / Notices 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 April 7, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Towne Bancorp, Inc., Mesa, Arizona; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of Towne Bank of Arizona, Mesa, Arizona. 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 March 28, 2006. 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 100 percent of the voting shares of Anchor Capital Holdings LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, and thereby indirectly acquire Anchor Capital Advisors LLC and Anchor/Russell Capital Advisors LLC, both of Boston, Massachusetts, and thereby engage in financial and investment advisory activities pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 8, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–3515 Filed 3–10–06; 8:45 am] Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 8, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–3514 Filed 3–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:58 Mar 10, 2006 Jkt 208001 National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Outcome Evaluation of NCI’s Activities To Promote Research Collaboration (APRC) Program SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12703 publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Proposed Collection Title: Outcome Evaluation of NCI’s Activities to Promote Research Collaboration (APRC) Program. Type of Information Collection Request: NEW. Need and Use of Information Collection: The purpose of this study is to systematically assess the extent to which NCI’s Activities to Promote Research Collaborations (APRC) program has been successful in accomplishing its intended goals of (1) capacity building and (2) generating innovative advances. The innovative advances outcome analysis will answer the question of whether APRC projects resulted in promising, novel concepts and advances in cancer research. The capacity building outcome analysis will determine whether participation in the APRC program has enabled the program participants to successfully integrate interdisciplinary approaches in their scientific investigations and enhanced their ability to pursue other collaborative research activities. The study will involve interviewing former APRC-funded researchers. The evaluation results will provide DCB with the information to make quality improvements to the APRC program and enhance program performance in generating significant outcomes. It will also strengthen our understanding of the value of collaborative and interdisciplinary research and inform NCI’s approach to supporting and encouraging scientific collaboration among researchers from multiple disciplines in the future. Frequency of Response: One time. Affected Public: Individuals; scientific and research communities. Type of Respondents: Researchers. The annual reporting burden is as follows: Estimated Number of Respondents: 250; Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1; Average Burden Hours per Response: .5; and Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 125. The annualized cost to respondents is estimated at: $4034. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or Maintenance Costs to report. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 48 (Monday, March 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 12703]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-3514]


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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.  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 March 28, 2006.
    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 100 percent of the voting shares of Anchor Capital Holdings 
LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, and thereby indirectly acquire Anchor 
Capital Advisors LLC and Anchor/Russell Capital Advisors LLC, both of 
Boston, Massachusetts, and thereby engage in financial and investment 
advisory activities pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 8, 2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-3514 Filed 3-10-06; 8:45 am]
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