Notice of Agency Meeting, 58300-58301 [E7-20175]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 58300 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices would lead to a large number of speculative filings, creating the potential for extraordinary procedural delays. The Commission finds that a ten-application limit is consistent with the localism and diversity goals reflected in the NCE FM point system and appropriately balances our goals of deterring speculative filings, facilitating the expeditious processing of windowfiled applications with limited Commission resources, and providing interested parties with a meaningful opportunity to file for NCE FM new station licenses. We acknowledge the concern expressed by some commenters about the potential for attempts to circumvent the application limit. We note that the Bureau retains the discretion to conduct investigations and, where there is a substantial and material question of fact regarding real parties in interest, the Commission will designate applications for hearing to determine whether the applications comply with the Commission’s rules and policies. Effective Date of Public Notice. The Commission finds that there is good cause to make this Public Notice effective immediately. See 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3). The Commission’s experience with the 2003 FM translator window demonstrates that there is a strong and unmet demand for scarce FM spectrum and that applicants will aggressively pursue all new radio station licensing opportunities. The Commission is concerned that postponing the window will provide an opportunity for parties to develop and implement filing strategies to circumvent the limit on applications and to thwart the public interest benefits that the ten-application cap is intended to achieve. Moreover, the Commission announced this filing window more than six months ago. Applicants have relied on this window closing on October 19, 2007, a date that will be used to establish certain comparative qualifications among competing applicants. Accordingly, the Commission is reluctant to modify this well-publicized filing deadline. Finally, postponing the window would require the Commission to extend the freeze on reserved band and certain non-reserved band minor change application filings. The Commission concludes that such an extension would impose unreasonable burdens on many radio licensees. Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘RFA’’), requires that a regulatory flexibility analysis be prepared for notice-and-comment rulemaking proceedings, unless the agency certifies that ‘‘the rule will not, if promulgated, have a significant VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 economic impact on a substantial number of small entities.’’ The RFA generally defines the term ‘‘small entity’’ as having the same meaning as the terms ‘‘small business,’’ ‘‘small organization,’’ and ‘‘small governmental jurisdiction.’’ In addition, the term ‘‘small business’’ has the same meaning as the term ‘‘small business concern’’ under the Small Business Act. A ‘‘small business concern’’ is one which: (1) Is independently owned and operated; (2) is not dominant in its field of operation; and (3) satisfies any additional criteria established by the Small Business Administration (‘‘SBA’’). Pursuant to Section 605(b) of the RFA, we certify that the application limit adopted in this document imposes no significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The application limit will benefit small entities seeking to establish a new NCE FM service on a local or regional basis by expediting the review and processing of applications filed during the filing window opening on Friday, October 12, 2007. In the Commission’s rulemaking proceeding on comparative standards for NCE applicants, the Commission reserved the right to establish by Public Notice a limit on the number of NCE applications by a party in a filing window. In the Notice, the Commission explained that numerous entities involved in NCE FM operations urged the agency to establish an application limit for the filing window to prevent mass filings of speculative applications. The vast majority of comments filed in response to the Notice agreed with the Commission’s tentative conclusion that ten applications is an appropriate limit to deter speculative applications and facilitate the prompt processing of applications. Based on the record in this proceeding, we have concluded that a lower limit would not effectively meet the demand for new NCE FM channels, whereas a higher limit would impose unacceptable processing delays on all applicants, overriding any potential benefits to a few applicants interested in filing more than ten applications in this window. The limit excludes both pending applications by NCE FM stations and applicants and new major change applications by existing NCE FM stations seeking to modify their existing authorizations, so the limit involves no detriment to those applicants. This document and final RFA certification will be sent to the Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the SBA. The Commission has authority to collect these applications under OMB Control # 3060–0034. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Communications Commission. Gloria J. Miles, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. E7–20300 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Notice of Agency Meeting Pursuant to the provisions of the ‘‘Government in the Sunshine Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Board of Directors will meet in open session at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2007, to consider the following matters: Summary Agenda: No substantive discussion of the following items is anticipated. These matters will be resolved with a single vote unless a member of the Board of Directors requests that an item be moved to the discussion agenda. Disposition of minutes of previous Board of Directors’ meetings. Memorandum and resolution re: Proposed FDIC Liquidation Investment Policy. Memorandum and resolution re: Final Rule Adopting Amendment to Part 344 to Extend the Time Period to Report Quarterly Personal Securities Transactions. Memorandum and resolution re: Proposed Amendments to Annual Audit and Reporting Requirements (Part 363) and Related Technical Amendment (Part 308, Subpart U). Memorandum and resolution re: Notice of New and Revised Privacy Act Systems of Records. Discussion Agenda: Memorandum and resolution re: Interagency Final Rule Regarding Affiliate Marketing—Section 214 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003. Memorandum and resolution re: Interagency Final Rule Regarding Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under Section 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003. The meeting will be held in the Board Room on the sixth floor of the FDIC Building located at 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC. The FDIC will provide attendees with auxiliary aids (e.g., sign language interpretation) required for this meeting. Those attendees needing such assistance should call (703) 562–6067 (Voice or TTY), to make necessary arrangements. Requests for further information concerning the meeting may be directed E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices to Mr. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary of the Corporation, at (202) 898–7122. Dated: October 9, 2007. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Valerie J. Best, Assistant Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–20175 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P Fund II LP, both of San Francisco, California, to indirectly acquire up to 67 percent of the voting shares of Spectrum Bank. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 10, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–20247 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] 58301 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 10, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–20248 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 9, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Belvedere SoCal, San Francisco, California; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Spectrum Bank, Irvine, California; and Belvedere Capital Partners II LLC, and Belvedere Capital VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 [File No. 072 3142] Elation Therapy; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment 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 November 9, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. Summit Financial Group, Inc., Moorefield, West Virginia; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Greater Atlantic Financial Corp., and thereby indirectly acquire Greater Atlantic Bank, both of Reston, Virginia, and thereby engage in the operation of a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 7, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Elation Therapy, File No. 071 3142,’’ 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, D.C. 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 email messages directed to the following email box: consentagreement@ftc.gov. 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\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 198 (Monday, October 15, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58300-58301]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-20175]


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FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Notice of Agency Meeting

    Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine 
Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given that the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation's Board of Directors will meet in open session at 
10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2007, to consider the following 
matters:
    Summary Agenda: No substantive discussion of the following items is 
anticipated. These matters will be resolved with a single vote unless a 
member of the Board of Directors requests that an item be moved to the 
discussion agenda.
    Disposition of minutes of previous Board of Directors' meetings.
    Memorandum and resolution re: Proposed FDIC Liquidation Investment 
Policy.
    Memorandum and resolution re: Final Rule Adopting Amendment to Part 
344 to Extend the Time Period to Report Quarterly Personal Securities 
Transactions.
    Memorandum and resolution re: Proposed Amendments to Annual Audit 
and Reporting Requirements (Part 363) and Related Technical Amendment 
(Part 308, Subpart U).
    Memorandum and resolution re: Notice of New and Revised Privacy Act 
Systems of Records.
    Discussion Agenda:
    Memorandum and resolution re: Interagency Final Rule Regarding 
Affiliate Marketing--Section 214 of the Fair and Accurate Credit 
Transactions Act of 2003.
    Memorandum and resolution re: Interagency Final Rule Regarding 
Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under Section 114 
and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003.
    The meeting will be held in the Board Room on the sixth floor of 
the FDIC Building located at 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC.
    The FDIC will provide attendees with auxiliary aids (e.g., sign 
language interpretation) required for this meeting. Those attendees 
needing such assistance should call (703) 562-6067 (Voice or TTY), to 
make necessary arrangements.
    Requests for further information concerning the meeting may be 
directed

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to Mr. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary of the Corporation, at 
(202) 898-7122.

    Dated: October 9, 2007.

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Valerie J. Best,
Assistant Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-20175 Filed 10-12-07; 8:45 am]
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