Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 76733 [2010-30957]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 236 / Thursday, December 9, 2010 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of November 2 and 3, 2010 Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies In accordance with Section 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 November 2 and 3, 2010.1 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 seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with federal funds trading in a range from 0 to 1⁄4 percent. The Committee directs the Desk to execute purchases of longer-term Treasury securities by the end of June 2011 in order to increase the total face value of domestic securities held in the System Open Market Account to approximately $2.6 trillion. The Committee also directs the Desk to reinvest principal payments from agency debt and agency mortgagebacked securities in longer-term Treasury securities. The System Open Market Account Manager and the Secretary will keep the Committee informed of ongoing developments regarding the System’s balance sheet that could affect the attainment over time of the Committee’s objectives of maximum employment and price stability. By order of the Federal Open Market Committee. Dated: November 24, 2010. William B. English, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–30863 Filed 12–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–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 application 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. 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 January 3, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: ET Date 1. Carlile Bancshares, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Community State Bank, Austin, Texas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 6, 2010. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2010–30957 Filed 12–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by Title II of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, requires persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions to give the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General advance notice and to wait designated periods before consummation of such plans. Section 7A(b)(2) of the Act permits the agencies, in individual cases, to terminate this waiting period prior to its expiration and requires that notice of this action be published in the Federal Register. The following transactions were granted early termination of the waiting period provided by law and the premerger notification rules. The grants were made by the Federal Trade Commission and the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Neither agency intends to take any action with respect to these proposed acquisitions during the applicable waiting period. ET req. status Trans No. 76733 Party name Transaction Granted Early Termination 01–NOV–10 ........................................................................... 20110087 02–NOV–10 ........................................................................... 20110011 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 20110089 03–NOV–10 ........................................................................... 20110038 20110063 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on November 2 and 3, 2010, which includes the domestic policy VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:35 Dec 08, 2010 Jkt 223001 G G G G G G G G G G G G G John B. Hess. Hess Corporation. Hess Corporation. Focus Brands Holdings Inc. Samuel R. Beiler. Auntie Anne’s Food, Inc. ASSA ABLOY AB. Actividentity Corporation. Actividentity Corporation. ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios, S.A. HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft. HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft. BAE Systems plc. directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. The PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s Annual Report. E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 236 (Thursday, December 9, 2010)]
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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 application 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.
    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 January 3, 2011.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Carlile Bancshares, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of Community State Bank, Austin, Texas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 6, 
2010.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2010-30957 Filed 12-8-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P