Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 28335-28336 [E6-7399]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than May 30, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. John A. Barker, Springfield, Illinois; to retain voting shares of Barker Brothers Inc., Springfield, Illinois, and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Middletown State Bank, Middletown, Illinois. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 10, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7366 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 June 9, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Michael E. Collins, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-1521: 1. Juniata Valley Financial Corp., Mifflintown, Pennsylvania; to acquire 39.2 percent of the voting shares of First National Bank of Liverpool, Liverpool, Pennsylvania. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. San Joaquin Bancorp, Bakersfield, California; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of San Joaquin Bank, Bakersfield, California. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 10, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7367 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:06 May 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies 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 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28335 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 Web site at http://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 June 9, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne McEwen, Financial Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. Catskill Hudson Bancorp, Inc., Rock Hill, New York; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Community Bank of Sullivan County, Thompson, New York. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. RAC, Inc., Wisconsin, Kohler, Wisconsin; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Ridgestone Financial Services, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire Ridgestone Bank, Brookfield, Wisconsin. C. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. FMS Bancorp, Inc., Poplar Bluff, Missouri; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First Missouri State Bank of Cape County, Cape Girardeau, Missouri (in organization). D. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Frontier Financial Corporation, Everett, Washington; to acquire 12.2 percent of the voting shares of Skagit State Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Skagit State Bank, both of Burlington, Washington. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 28336 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 11, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7399 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 June 9, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne McEwen, Financial Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. Societe Generale, Paris, France; to engage de novo through its subsidiary Societe Generale, FSB, New York, New York in owing and operating a savings and loan association, pursuant to section 225.24(b)(4) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 10, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–7368 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:06 May 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 22, 2006. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments, and salary actions) involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. 2. Any items carried forward from a previously announced meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 12, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 06–4612 Filed 5–12–06; 1:32 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION [File No. 052 3117] Nations Title Agency, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment Federal Trade Commission. Proposed consent agreement. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of Federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments must be received on or before June 9, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Nations Title Agency, File No. 052 3117,’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. A comment filed in paper form should include this reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission/ Office of the Secretary, Room 135–H, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. Comments containing confidential material must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with Commission Rule 4.9(c). 16 CFR 4.9(c) (2005).1 The FTC is requesting that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions. Comments that do not contain any nonpublic information may instead be filed in electronic form as part of or as an attachment to e-mail messages directed to the following email box: consentagreement@ftc.gov. The FTC Act and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. All timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, will be considered by the Commission, and will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http://www.ftc.gov. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ ftc/privacy.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alain Sheer or Loretta Garrison, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326–3224. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 6(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 38 Stat. 721, 15 U.S.C. DATES: 1 The comment must be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 94 (Tuesday, May 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28335-28336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    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 Web site at http://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 June 9, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne McEwen, Financial 
Specialist) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. Catskill Hudson Bancorp, Inc., Rock Hill, New York; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Community Bank of Sullivan County, Thompson, New York.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. RAC, Inc., Wisconsin, Kohler, Wisconsin; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Ridgestone Financial Services, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, and thereby 
indirectly acquire Ridgestone Bank, Brookfield, Wisconsin.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. FMS Bancorp, Inc., Poplar Bluff, Missouri; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of First Missouri State Bank of Cape 
County, Cape Girardeau, Missouri (in organization).
    D. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, 
Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. Frontier Financial Corporation, Everett, Washington; to acquire 
12.2 percent of the voting shares of Skagit State Bancorp, Inc., and 
thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Skagit State Bank, both of 
Burlington, Washington.


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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 11, 2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-7399 Filed 5-15-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S