Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies, 61420-61421 [E8-24528]

Download as PDF 61420 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices At this meeting, the Diversity Committee will discuss and consider possible areas in which to develop recommendations that will further enhance the ability of minorities and women to participate in the telecommunications and related industries. Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The FCC will attempt to accommodate as many people as possible. However, admittance will be limited to seating availability. The public may submit written comments before the meeting to: Barbara Kreisman, the FCC’s Designated Federal Officer for the Diversity Committee by e-mail: Barbara.Kreisman@fcc.gov or U.S. Postal Service Mail (Barbara Kreisman, Federal Communications Commission, Room 2–A665, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554). Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. 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By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24622 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Applicants Notice is hereby given that the following applicants have filed with the Federal Maritime Commission an application for license as a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier and Ocean Freight Forwarder—Ocean Transportation Intermediary pursuant to section 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 as amended (46 U.S.C. Chapter 409 and 46 CFR part 515). Persons knowing of any reason why the following applicants should not receive a license are requested to contact the Office of Transportation Intermediaries, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, DC 20573. Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier Ocean Transportation Intermediary Applicant: American NAV International Inc., dba Amerussia Shipping Company, 51 Chestnut Street, Rutherford, NJ 07070, Officers: William J. Spanton, Vice President (Qualifying Individual), Richard Shannon, President. Dated: October 10, 2008. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24621 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Reissuances Notice is hereby given that the following Ocean Transportation Intermediary licenses have been reissued by the Federal Maritime Commission pursuant to section 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 (46 U.S.C. Chapter 409) and the regulations of the Commission pertaining to the licensing of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries, 46 CFR part 515. License No. Name/address 019460NF ............................................ USCA Forwarding—Seabell Express Inc., 50 Harrison Street, Ste. 309, Hoboken, NJ 07030. Sandra L. Kusumoto, Director, Bureau of Certification and Licensing. [FR Doc. E8–24620 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P 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 Date reissued July 10, 2008. 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 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than October 29, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Fife Commerical Bank 401K ESOP, to acquire voting shares of Puget Sound Financial Services, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Fife Commercial Bank, all of Fife, Washington. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24528 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of September 16, 2008 In accordance with § 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on September 16, 2008.1 The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable growth in output. To further its long–run objectives, the Committee in the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with maintaining the federal funds rate at an average of around 2 percent. By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 7, 2008. Brian F. Madigan, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. E8–24603 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on September 16, 2008, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s annual report. 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 November 10, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Foundation First Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Western State Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Western State Bank, both of Waterloo, Nebraska. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24527 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 61421 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 10, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Hoosier Heartland State Bancorp, Crawfordsville, Indiana, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Linden State Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Linden State Bank, both of Linden, Indiana, and New Ross Bancorp, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Farmers State Bank, both of New Ross, Indiana. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 10, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–24575 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Government in the Sunshine Meeting Notice Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING:

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 201 (Thursday, October 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
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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 Sec. [thinsp]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

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of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than 
October 29, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice 
President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San 
Francisco, California 94105-1579:
    1. Fife Commerical Bank 401K ESOP, to acquire voting shares of 
Puget Sound Financial Services, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire 
voting shares of Fife Commercial Bank, all of Fife, Washington.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 9, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-24528 Filed 10-15-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S