Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 57576-57577 [E7-19921]

Download as PDF 57576 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 10, 2007 / Notices Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. cc: Calvin B. Kurimai, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney. Kristy Carroll, Esq., Universal Service Administrative Company (via e-mail). [FR Doc. E7–19922 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 October 24, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. James P. Stein; Mary Ann Bramhall–Lambert; Thomas L. Lambert; Velma M. Lambert; as a family acting in concert; and William M. Parks, individually and in concert with Ann F. Parks, all of Muscatine, Iowa, to acquire voting shares of Central Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly Central State Bank, both of Muscatine, Iowa; Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Galesburg, Illinois; Freedom Security Bank, Coralville, Iowa; and West Chester Savings Bank, Washington, Iowa. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. The Regnier Trust (Ann Regnier, trustee), as general partner of the Robert D. and Ann Regnier Family Limited Partnership, Leawood, Kansas; Victor A. Regnier, Los Angeles, California; Catherine M. Regnier, Mission, Kansas; Ranch Mart Hardware (Robert D. Regnier, president); Regnier Investments, both of Shawnee Mission, Kansas; and Regnier Management LLC (Robert D. Regnier, managing member), VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Oct 09, 2007 Jkt 214001 as general partner of the Regnier Family Limited Partnership; Regnier Family Limited Partnership II; and the Regnier Family Limited Partnership III, all of Shawnee Mission, Kansas, as members of the Regnier Family Group; to retain voting shares of Blue Valley Ban Corp., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Bank of Blue Valley, both in Overland Park, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–19919 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 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 November 5, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Greenfield Bancorporation, Ltd., to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Union State Bank, both of Greenfield, Iowa. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Dairyland Bancorp Inc., Bruce, Wisconsin; to merge with Gilman Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire State Bank of Gilman, both of Gilman, Wisconsin. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–19920 Filed 10–9–07; 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 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 October 24, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045–0001: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 10, 2007 / Notices 1. Standard Chartered PLC, Standard Chartered Holdings Limited, and Standard Chartered Bank, all of London, United Kingdom; to acquire Harrison Lovegrove & Co. Limited, London, England, and thereby indirectly acquire Harrison Lovegrove Americas L.P., Houston, Texas, and thereby engage in providing advice in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, investments, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, capital structurings, financing transactions and similar transactions, and conducting financial feasibility studies in accordance with Section 225.28(b)(6)(iii); and acting as agent for the private placement of securities, pursuant to Section 225.28(b)(7)(iii), both of Regulation Y. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Capitol Bancorp, Ltd., and Capitol Development Bancorp Limited VIII, both of Lansing, Michigan; to acquire 51 percent of the voting shares of Community Bank of Lincoln (in organization), Lincoln, Nebraska, and thereby operate a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Comment on this application must be received by November 5, 2007. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–19921 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Consumer Advisory Council Notice of Meeting of the Consumer Advisory Council rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: Jkt 211001 Members will discuss various issues related to the Board’s rulemaking authority under HOEPA to address concerns about abusive lending practices in the home mortgage market. • Regulation Z/Truth in Lending Act (TILA) Members will discuss issues that have been raised in public comments on the proposed amendments to Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The amendments would revise the disclosure requirements for open–end (revolving) plans that are not home–secured, including credit2186d accounts. Reports by committees and other matters initiated by Council members also may be discussed. Persons wishing to submit views to the Council on any of the above topics may do so by sending written statements to Jennifer Kerslake, Secretary of the Consumer Advisory Council, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551. Information about this meeting may be obtained from Ms. Kerslake, 202–452–6470. BILLING CODE 6210–01–S The Consumer Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, October 25, 2007. The meeting, which will be open to public observation, will take place at the Federal Reserve Board’s offices in Washington, DC., in Dining Room E on the Terrace Level of the Martin Building. Anyone planning to attend the meeting should, for security purposes, register no later than Tuesday, October 23, by completing the form found online at: https://www.federalreserve.gov/ secure/forms/cacregistration.cfm Additionally, attendees must present photo identification to enter the building. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 1 p.m. The 19:46 Oct 09, 2007 • Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA) Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 3, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–19842 Filed 10–9–07; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Aug<31>2005 Martin Building is located on C Street, NW., between 20th and 21st Streets. The Council’s function is to advise the Board on the exercise of the Board’s responsibilities under various consumer financial services laws and on other matters on which the Board seeks its advice. Time permitting, the Council will discuss the following topics: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 11:30 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2007. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57577 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. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 5, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 07–5021 Filed 10–5–07; 2:39 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. Section 7A(b)(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this waiting period prior to its expiration and requires that notice of this action be published in the Federal Register. The following transactions were granted early termination of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. The grants were made by the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Neither agency intends to take any action with respect to these proposed acquisitions during the applicable waiting period. E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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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 October 24, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank 
Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:

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    1. Standard Chartered PLC, Standard Chartered Holdings Limited, and 
Standard Chartered Bank, all of London, United Kingdom; to acquire 
Harrison Lovegrove & Co. Limited, London, England, and thereby 
indirectly acquire Harrison Lovegrove Americas L.P., Houston, Texas, 
and thereby engage in providing advice in connection with mergers, 
acquisitions, divestitures, investments, joint ventures, leveraged 
buyouts, recapitalizations, capital structurings, financing 
transactions and similar transactions, and conducting financial 
feasibility studies in accordance with Section 225.28(b)(6)(iii); and 
acting as agent for the private placement of securities, pursuant to 
Section 225.28(b)(7)(iii), both of Regulation Y.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice 
President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Capitol Bancorp, Ltd., and Capitol Development Bancorp Limited 
VIII, both of Lansing, Michigan; to acquire 51 percent of the voting 
shares of Community Bank of Lincoln (in organization), Lincoln, 
Nebraska, and thereby operate a savings association, pursuant to 
section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Comment on this application 
must be received by November 5, 2007.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 4, 
2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-19921 Filed 10-9-07; 8:45 am]
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