Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 56587 [E8-22762]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 189 / Monday, September 29, 2008 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 14, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Randall E. Streifel, Powers Lake, North Dakota, to acquire voting shares of Liberty Bancorporation, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Liberty State Bank, both of Powers Lake, North Dakota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 24, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–22763 Filed 9–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 24, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–22762 Filed 9–26–08; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM mstockstill on PROD1PC66 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 applications also will be VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Sep 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 October 24, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. BHCB Holding Company, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Black Hills Community Bank, N.A., a de novo bank, both of Rapid City, South Dakota. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. First Artesia Bancshares, Inc., Artesia, New Mexico, to merge with AmFin Holding Company, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of AmBank, both of Silver City, New Mexico. BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Trade Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is seeking public comments on its proposal to PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56587 extend through October 31, 2011, the current OMB clearance for the information collection requirements contained in its Amplifier Rule. That clearance expires on October 31, 2008. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 189 (Monday, September 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 56587]
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[FR Doc No: E8-22762]


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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 October 24, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, 
Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. BHCB Holding Company, to become a bank holding company by 
acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Black Hills Community 
Bank, N.A., a de novo bank, both of Rapid City, South Dakota.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. First Artesia Bancshares, Inc., Artesia, New Mexico, to merge 
with AmFin Holding Company, and thereby indirectly acquire voting 
shares of AmBank, both of Silver City, New Mexico.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 24, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-22762 Filed 9-26-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S