Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 40350 [E8-15937]

Download as PDF 40350 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 135 / Monday, July 14, 2008 / Notices 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 July 29, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. Christopher James Polino, to control at least 15 percent of the voting shares of Davis Trust Financial Corporation, and thereby acquire shares of Davis Trust Company, all of Elkins, West Virginia. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Brian K. Solsrud, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Gregory A. Solsrud, Dunwoody, Georgia; Corinne E. Solsrud, Mosinee, Wisconsin; and Rachel A. Solsrud Goodell, Augusta, Wisconsin, individually and as a group acting in concert to acquire control of Kimberly Leasing Corporation, Augusta, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire control of Unity Bank, Rush City, Minnesota. 2. Noah Wynter Wilcox, to join a group acting in concert with Steven Monroe Wilcox, to acquire control of Wilcox Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire control of Grand Rapids State Bank, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–15936 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM pwalker on PROD1PC71 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Jul 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 August 8, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc., and Hometown Community Bancorp Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, both of Morton, Illinois, to merge with Alpha Financial Group, Inc., and Alpha Financial Group, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and thereby indirectly acquire Alpha Community Bank, all of Toluca, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Summit Banking Company, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of Summit Bank, both of Burlington, Washington. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–15937 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Proposal to Rescind FTC Guidance Concerning the Current Cigarette Test Method AGENCY: PO 00000 Federal Trade Commission Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is proposing to rescind its guidance that it is generally not a violation of the FTC Act to make factual statements of the tar and nicotine yields of cigarettes when statements of such yields are supported by testing conducted pursuant to the Cambridge Filter Method, also frequently referred to as ‘‘the FTC Test Method.’’ If it withdraws this guidance, advertisers should not use terms such as ‘‘per FTC Method’’ or other phrases that state or imply FTC endorsement or approval of the Cambridge Filter Method or other machine-based test methods. The Commission seeks public comments on its proposal. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 12, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Cigarette Test Method, [P944509]’’ 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, with two complete copies, to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-135 (Annex L), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Because paper mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form, as described below. However, if the comment contains any material for which confidential treatment is requested, it must be filed in paper form, and the first page of the document must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential.’’1 Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted by following the instructions on the web-based form at (https://secure.commentworks.com/ftcCigaretteTestMethod). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the webbased form at the (https:// secure.commentworks.com/ftcCigaretteTestMethod) weblink. If this Notice appears at www.regulations.gov, you may also file an electronic comment through that web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. 1 Commission Rule 4.2(d), 16 CFR 4.2(d). 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 135 (Monday, July 14, 2008)]
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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 August 8, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice 
President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc., and Hometown Community Bancorp 
Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, both of Morton, Illinois, to 
merge with Alpha Financial Group, Inc., and Alpha Financial Group, Inc. 
Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and thereby indirectly acquire Alpha 
Community Bank, all of Toluca, Illinois.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, 
Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San 
Francisco, California 94105-1579:
    1. Summit Banking Company, to become a bank holding company by 
acquiring 100 percent of Summit Bank, both of Burlington, Washington.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-15937 Filed 7-11-08; 8:45 am]
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