Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 63710-63711 [E8-25510]

Download as PDF 63710 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 208 / Monday, October 27, 2008 / Notices The meeting will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, firstserved basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal Officer, altieri.sonia@epa.gov, (202) 564–0243, U.S. EPA, Office of Cooperative Environmental Management (1601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or to provide written comments to the Council should be sent to Sonia Altieri, Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above. All requests must be submitted no later than November 7, 2008. Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Sonia Altieri at 202–564–0243 or altieri.sonia@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Sonia Altieri, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: Dated: October 16, 2008. Megan Moreau, Acting, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25411 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8734–7] Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. Notice; request for public comment. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of a proposed administrative settlement concerning the R&H Oil/Tropicana Superfund Site in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The settlement requires the four (4) settling parties to pay a total of $5,271.47 as payment of response costs to the Hazardous Substances Superfund. 17:13 Oct 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92–463), as amended, and the FASAB Rules Of Procedure, as amended in April 2004, notice is hereby given that the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) has issued Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standard 33, Pensions, Other Retirement Benefits, and Other Post-employment benefits: Reporting Gains and Losses from Change in Assumptions and Selecting Discount Rates and Valuation Dates. A summary of the standard follows: The standard highlights gains and losses from changes in assumptions in federal financial reports. Some of the most significant changes in amounts on the statement of net cost for the consolidated Financial Report of the United States Government (CFR) and for certain component entities can result from such gains and losses. Copies of the standard can be obtained by contacting FASAB at 202– 512–7350. The standard is also available on FASAB’s home page http:// www.fasab.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy M. Payne, Executive Director, 441 G St., NW., Mail Stop 6K17V, Washington, DC 20548, or call (202) 512–7350. Dated: October 17, 2008. Richard E. Greene, Regional Administrator (6RA). [FR Doc. E8–25581 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM BILLING CODE 6560–50–P 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 FEDERAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS ADVISORY BOARD Notice of Issuance of Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS) ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 The settlement includes a covenant not to sue pursuant to Sections 106 and 107 of CERCLA, 42, U.S.C. 9606 and 9607. The settlement amount for each party is a reduced amount based on ability-topay analyses. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the Agency will receive written comments relating to this notice and will receive written comments relating to the settlement. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The Agency’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 26, 2008. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement and additional background information relating to the settlement are available for public inspection at 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733. A copy of the proposed settlement may be obtained from Kevin Shade, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733 or by calling (214) 665–2708. Comments should reference the R&H Oil/Tropicana Superfund Site in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, and EPA Docket Number 06–06–08, and should be addressed to Kevin Shade at the address listed above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I-Jung Chiang, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202–2733 or call (214) 665–2160. Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board. ACTION: Notice of Issuance of Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS) No. 33, Pensions, Other Retirement Benefits, and Other Post-employment benefits: Reporting Gains and Losses from Changes in Assumptions and Selecting Discount Rates and Valuation Dates. AGENCY: Board Action: Pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3511(d), the Federal Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act. Pub. L. No. 92–463. Dated: October 20, 2008. Charles Jackson, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25348 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1610–01–M Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 208 / Monday, October 27, 2008 / Notices 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 21, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation, Elkin, North Carolina, to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of, and thereby merge with American Community Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of American Community Bank, Monroe, North Carolina. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 22, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–25510 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies; Correction This notice corrects a notice (FR Doc. E8-24173) published on page 60285 of the issue for Friday, October 10, 2008. Under the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City heading, the entry for Lindoe, Inc., Ordway, Colorado, is revised to read as follows: 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 51 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. Comments on this application must be received by November 6, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:13 Oct 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 22, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–25509 Filed 10–24–08 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION [File No. 081 0133] Reed Elsevier NV, Reed Elsevier PLC, Reed Elsevier Group plc, Reed Elsevier Inc., ChoicePoint Inc., ChoicePoint Services Inc., and ChoicePoint Government Services LLC; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment Federal Trade Commission. Proposed Consent Agreement. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: 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 draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations. Comments must be received on or before October 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Reed Elsevier ChoicePoint, File No. 081 0133,’’ 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. Comments containing confidential material must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with Commission Rule 4.9(c). 16 CFR 4.9(c) (2005).1 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 DATES: 1 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 Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63711 precautions. Comments that do not contain any nonpublic information may instead be filed in electronic form by following the instructions on the webbased form at (http:// secure.commentworks.com/ftcChoicePoint). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on that webbased form. The Federal Trade Commission Act (‘‘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/public comments.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 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: Brendan McNamara, FTC Bureau of Competition, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20580, (202) 3263703. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 6(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 38 Stat. 721, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and § 2.34 of the Commission Rules of Practice, 16 CFR 2.34, notice is hereby given that the above-captioned consent agreement containing a consent order to cease and desist, having been filed with and accepted, subject to final approval, by the Commission, has been placed on the public record for a period of thirty (30) days. The following Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes the terms of the consent agreement, and the allegations in the complaint. An electronic copy of the full text of the consent agreement package can be obtained from the FTC Home Page (for September 16, 2008), on the World Wide Web, at (http:// www.ftc.gov/os/2008/09/index.htm). A paper copy can be obtained from the FTC Public Reference Room, Room 130H, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20580, either in person or by calling (202) 326-2222. Public comments are invited, and may be filed with the Commission in either paper or electronic form. All comments E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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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

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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 21, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation, Elkin, North Carolina, to 
acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of, and thereby merge with 
American Community Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire 
voting shares of American Community Bank, Monroe, North Carolina.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 22, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-25510 Filed 10-24-08; 8:45 am]
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