Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 60285-60286 [E8-24174]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 198 / Friday, October 10, 2008 / Notices FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Federal Maritime Commission. TIME AND DATE: October 15, 2008—10 a.m. PLACE: 800 North Capitol Street, NW., First Floor Hearing Room, Washington, DC. STATUS: A portion of the meeting will be in Open Session and the remainder of the meeting will be in Closed Session. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Matters To Be Considered Open Session (1) Docket No. 06–06—EuroUSA Shipping, Inc., Tober Group, Inc., and Container Innovations, Inc. Possible Violations of Section 10 of the Shipping Act of 1984 and Commission’s Regulations at 46 CFR 515.27. (2) Docket No. 06–09—Parks International Shipping, Inc., Cargo Express International Shipping Inc., et al., Possible Violations of Sections 8(a) and 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 and Commission’s Regulation at 46 CFR Parts 515 and 520. Closed Session (1) FMC Agreement No. 201170–001, LA/Long Beach Port Infrastructure & Environmental Cooperative Working Agreement. (2) Docket No. 08–05—City of Los Angeles, California, Harbor Department of the City of Los Angeles, Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, City of Long Beach, California, Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach, and the Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Long Beach—Possible Violations of Sections 10(b)(10), 10(d)(1) and 10(d)(4) of the Shipping Act of 1984. (3) Internal Administrative Practices and Personnel Matters. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary, (202) 523– 5725. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24325 Filed 10–8–08; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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.) VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:38 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 (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 November 6, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Lindoe, Inc., Ordway, Colorado, to acquire up to 25 percent of the voting shares of Southern Colorado National Bancorporation, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Southern Colorado National Bank, both of Pueblo, Colorado. 2. Summerfield Financial Services, LLC, Fremont, Nebraska, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of The First National Bank of Summerfield, Summerfield, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 7, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24173 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60285 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 October 27, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Canada, through Moneris Solutions Corporation, Toronto, Canada, to indirectly acquire Humboldt Merchant Services, LP, Reno, Nevada, and thereby engage in lending, activities related to extending credit, and data processing activities, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(1), (b)(2), and (b)(14) of Regulation Y. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Illinois National Bancorp, Inc., Springfield, Illinois, to engage de novo in lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 60286 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 198 / Friday, October 10, 2008 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 7, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24174 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through February 28, 2012, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’) clearance for information collection requirements contained in its regulations under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (‘‘FPLA’’). That clearance expires on February 28, 2009. Comments must be filed by December 9, 2008. DATES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments electronically or in paper form. Comments should refer to ‘‘Fair Packaging & Labeling Regs, PRA Comments, P074200’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. Please note that comments will be placed on the public record of this proceeding— including on the publicly accessible FTC website, at (http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm) — and therefore should not include any sensitive or confidential information. In particular, comments should not include any sensitive personal information, such as an individual’s Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. Comments also should not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, comments should not include any ‘‘[t]rade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential. . . .,’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and Commission Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). Comments containing material for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:38 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c).1 Because paper mail addressed to the FTC is subject to delay due to heightened security screening, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form. Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted by using the following weblink: (http:// secure.commentworks.com/ftcFPLAregs) (and following the instructions on the web-based form). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the web-based form at the weblink (http://secure.commentworks.com/ftcFPLAregs). If this Notice appears at (http://www.regulations.gov/search/ index.jsp), you may also file an electronic comment through that website. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. You may also visit the FTC website at http://www.ftc.gov to read the Notice and the news release describing it. A comment filed in paper form should include the ‘‘Fair Packaging & Labeling Regs, PRA Comments, P074200‘‘ 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 H-135 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580. 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. The FTC Act and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives, whether filed in paper or electronic form. Comments received will be available to the public on the FTC website, to the extent practicable, at (http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm). As a matter of discretion, the Commission makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC 1 FTC Rule 4.2(d), 16 CFR 4.2(d). 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 FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 website. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at (http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/ privacy.shtm). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information requirements should be sent to Stephen Ecklund, Investigator, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580, (202) 3262841. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, Federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ means agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 44 U.S.C. 3502(3); 5 CFR 1320.3(c). As required by the PRA, the FTC is providing this opportunity for public comment before requesting that OMB extend the existing paperwork clearance for the regulations noted herein. 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). The FTC invites comments on: (1) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. All comments should be filed as prescribed in the ADDRESSES section above, and must be received on or before December 9, 2008. The FPLA, 15 U.S.C. 1451-1461, was enacted to eliminate consumer deception concerning product size representations and package content information. The regulations that implement the FPLA, 16 CFR Parts 500 - 503, establish requirements for the manner and form of labeling applicable to manufacturers, packagers, and distributors of ‘‘consumer commodities.’’2 Section 4 of the FPLA 2 ‘‘Consumer commodity’’ means any article, product, or commodity of any kind or class which E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 198 (Friday, October 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60285-60286]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-24174]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


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 
Sec.  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 October 27, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Canada, through Moneris 
Solutions Corporation, Toronto, Canada, to indirectly acquire Humboldt 
Merchant Services, LP, Reno, Nevada, and thereby engage in lending, 
activities related to extending credit, and data processing activities, 
pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(1), (b)(2), and (b)(14) of Regulation Y.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice 
President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Illinois National Bancorp, Inc., Springfield, Illinois, to 
engage de novo in lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) 
of Regulation Y.


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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 7, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-24174 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
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