Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 36872 [E8-14710]

Download as PDF 36872 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 126 / Monday, June 30, 2008 / Notices 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 July 24, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Crescent Capital VI LLC, Bellevue, Washington, to become a bank holding company by acquiring up to 30 percent of the voting shares of Cowliz Bancorporation, and its subsidary, Cowlitz Bank, both of Longview, Washington. 2. Sagebrush Partners LLLP, to become a bank holding company by acquiring up to 51.01 percent of the voting shares of Grand Valley Corporation, both of Grand Junction, Colorado, and its subsidiary, Grand Valley National Bank, Heber City, Utah. In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to indirectly engage de novo in extending credit and servicing loans, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 24, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–14669 Filed 6–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 July 25, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106–2204: 1. Eastern Bank Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of MASSBANK Corp., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of MASSBANK, both of Reading, Massachusetts. B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045–0001: 1. BNC Financial Group, Inc., New Canaan, Connecticut, to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of The Bank of Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut (a de novo bank). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 25, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–14710 Filed 6–27–08; 8:45 am] jlentini on PROD1PC65 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 FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:02 Jun 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 [File No. 072 3206] Aliyah Associates, LLC dd/b/a American Advance; Analysis of the Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment Federal Trade Commission. Proposed Consent Agreement. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 July 24, 2008 ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Aliyah Associates, File No. 072 3206,’’ 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, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 126 (Monday, June 30, 2008)]
[Notices]
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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 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 July 25, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. Eastern Bank Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of MASSBANK Corp., and thereby indirectly 
acquire voting shares of MASSBANK, both of Reading, Massachusetts.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Anne MacEwen, Bank 
Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. BNC Financial Group, Inc., New Canaan, Connecticut, to acquire 
100 percent of the voting shares of The Bank of Fairfield, Fairfield, 
Connecticut (a de novo bank).

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 25, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-14710 Filed 6-27-08; 8:45 am]
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