Consumer Advisory Council, 7558-7559 [E8-2335]

Download as PDF 7558 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2008 / Notices • Bookletter BL–055—Floor Nomination Procedures for System Associations and Banks C. Reports • Funding Approval Report • Office of Management Services Quarterly Report Dated: February 6, 2008. Roland E. Smith, Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board. [FR Doc. 08–605 Filed 2–6–08; 2:53 pm] BILLING CODE 6705–01–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 at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Board of Directors will meet in closed session, pursuant to section 552b(c)(4), (c)(6), (c)(8), and (9)(A)(ii) of Title 5, United States Code, to consider matters relating to the Corporation’s supervisory and corporate activities. 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. Requests for further information concerning the meeting may be directed to Mr. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary of the Corporation, at (202) 898–7122. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6210–01–S ACTION: 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 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 applications also will be PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Consumer Advisory Council Notice of Meeting of the Consumer Advisory Council Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies Jkt 214001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 5, 2008. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–2337 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 4, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–2284 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM BILLING CODE 6714–01–P 18:44 Feb 07, 2008 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 March 6, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. United Bancshares, Inc.; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Garden City State Bank, both of Garden City, Kansas. BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Dated: February 5, 2008. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–2340 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 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 applications 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 March 4, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Mills Financial Services, Inc., Brainerd, Minnesota; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of First Security Bank – Sanborn, Sanborn, Minnesota. Sfmt 4703 The Consumer Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, March 6, 2008. The meeting, which will be open to public observation, will take place at the Federal Reserve Board’s offices in Washington, D.C., 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, March 4, 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 9:00 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 1:00 p.m. The 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 E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 7559 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2008 / Notices 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: • Proposed rules for residential mortgage transactions Members will discuss the Board’s proposal to establish new regulatory protections for consumers in the residential mortgage market through amendments to Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act and the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act. The proposal addresses unfair, abusive, or deceptive lending and servicing practices and mortgage advertising practices, and would also require creditors to provide consumers with transaction–specific cost disclosures earlier. • Foreclosure issues Members will discuss issues related to home foreclosures, such as loss– mitigation strategies and counseling initiatives. Reports by committees and other matters initiated by Council members also may be discussed. Trans No. 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. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 5, 2008. Margaret McCloskey Shanks Associate Secretary of the Board [FR Doc. E8–2335 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules 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. Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Acquiring Acquired Entities Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/14/2008 20080479 ......................... 20080494 ......................... Amazon.com, Inc ............................... Duke Energy Corporation .................. 20080569 ......................... CML Healthcare Income Fund .......... Bill Me Later, Inc ............................... Saluda River Electric Cooperative, Inc. ARS Holding, Inc ............................... Bill Me Later, Inc. Saluda River Electric Cooperative, Inc. ARS Holding Inc. Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/15/2008 20080462 ......................... Ms. Esther Koplowitz Romero de Juseu. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft .............. 20080469 ......................... 20080522 ......................... Teradyne, Inc .................................... Providence Equity Partners IV L.P ... Nextest Systems Corporation ........... William L. Adamany .......................... Hydrocarbon Recovery Services, Inc., International Petroleum Corp. of Delaware. Nextest Systems Corporation. AGT Enterprises, Inc., Star-Iowa, LLC. Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/16/2008 20080470 ......................... Eisai Co., Ltd ..................................... MGI Pharma, Inc ............................... MGI Pharma, Inc. Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/17/2008 20080495 ......................... KASLION S.a.r.L ............................... 20080519 ......................... 20080586 ......................... Apollo Investment Fund VI, L.P ........ Pfizer Inc ........................................... Atlantic Bridge Ventures Holdings Limited. GA Industries, Inc .............................. The Biotech Settlement ..................... GloNav Inc. GA Industries, Inc. CovX Research LLC, CovX Technologies Ireland Limited. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/18/2008 20080537 20080564 20080587 20080588 20080590 20080598 20080606 20080608 ......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... Financiere Asteel S.A ........................ Eli Lilly and Company ....................... Alfa Mutual Insurance Company ....... Alfa Mutual Fire Insurance Company Long Point Capital Fund, II, L.P ........ Gryphon Partners III, L.P .................. Lake Capital Partners II LP ............... Epicor Software Corporation ............. Flash Electronics International .......... BioMS Medical Corp ......................... Alfa Corporation ................................ Alfa Corporation ................................ Avadhesh and Umarani Agarwal ...... Accelerated Health Systems, LLC .... Gary L. Fish ....................................... NSB Retail Systems PLC .................. Flash Electronics Holding. BioMS Medical Corp. Alfa Corporation. Alfa Corporation. UMA Enterprises, Inc. Accelerated Health Systems, LLC. FishNet Security Holdings, Inc. NSB Retail Systems PLC. Transactions Granted Early Termination—01/22/2008 20080522 ......................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 JANA Offshore Partners, Ltd ............ 17:11 Feb 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 CNET Networks, Inc .......................... Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM CNET Networks, Inc. 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 27 (Friday, February 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7558-7559]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2335]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Consumer Advisory Council

ACTION: Notice of Meeting of the Consumer Advisory Council

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    The Consumer Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, March 6, 2008. 
The meeting, which will be open to public observation, will take place 
at the Federal Reserve Board's offices in Washington, D.C., 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, March 4, 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 9:00 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 
1:00 p.m. The 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

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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:
     Proposed rules for residential mortgage transactions
    Members will discuss the Board's proposal to establish new 
regulatory protections for consumers in the residential mortgage market 
through amendments to Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in 
Lending Act and the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act. The 
proposal addresses unfair, abusive, or deceptive lending and servicing 
practices and mortgage advertising practices, and would also require 
creditors to provide consumers with transaction-specific cost 
disclosures earlier.
     Foreclosure issues
    Members will discuss issues related to home foreclosures, such as 
loss-mitigation strategies and counseling initiatives.
    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.
    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 5, 2008.

Margaret McCloskey Shanks
Associate Secretary of the Board
[FR Doc. E8-2335 Filed 2-7-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S