Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company, 71344 [2011-29695]

Download as PDF 71344 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 222 / Thursday, November 17, 2011 / Notices relevant to the merits of the proceeding to any person. In its rulemaking functions, the Board Members and staff also adhere to the ex parte restrictions set forth in Board Policy 37, which governs substantive oral communications with the public during the rulemaking process. Open Government. The Agency is committed to conducting its business in the sunshine and on the public record as required by law. We also adopt the following core values of an open and accountable FCA as outlined in the President’s Open Government memorandum issued in January 2009: • Transparency: FCA should provide citizens with information about what it is doing to promote knowledge, accessibility and accountability. • Participation: FCA should actively solicit expertise from the public and from outside Washington so that it makes policies with the benefit of the best information. • Collaboration: FCA officials should work together with other Government officials and with citizens as part of doing its job of solving national problems. Dated This 7th Day Of November, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Lang, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105– 1521: 1. Arthur J. Kania, St. Davids, Pennsylvania; to acquire voting shares of Franklin Security Bancorp, Inc., Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Franklin Security Bank, Plains Township, Pennsylvania. 2. W. Kirk Wycoff, Ira M. Lubert, and James J. Lynch, all of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; collectively to acquire voting shares of Continental Bank Holdings, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Continental Bank, both in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. Richard D. Ross, Leesville, Louisiana; to retain control of Merchants & Farmers Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain control of Merchants & Farmers Bank & Trust Company, both in Leesville, Louisiana. By Order of the Board. Dated: November 10, 2011. Dale L. Aultman, Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–29687 Filed 11–16–11; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2011–29695 Filed 11–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6705–01–P BILLING CODE 6210–01–P jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities 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 shares of 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 offices 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 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 December 2, 2011. 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 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2011–29696 Filed 11–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) November 30, 2011. TIME AND DATE: 4th Floor Conference Room, 1250 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. PLACE: Parts will be open to the public and parts will be closed to the public. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 17:25 Nov 16, 2011 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. STATUS: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Mar<15>2010 with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. 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 December 2, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President), 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Lindoe, Inc., Ordway, Colorado; to engage de novo in lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. Sfmt 9990 MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Parts Open to the Public 1. Approval of the minutes of the October 17, 2011 Board Member Meeting. 2. Recognition of Outstanding Service by Board Member Sanchez. 3. Thrift Savings Plan Activity Report by the Executive Director: a. Monthly Participant Activity Report. b. Monthly Investment Performance Review. c. Legislative Report. 4. 2012 Board Meeting Calendar. Parts Closed to the Public 5. Procurement. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Thomas J. Trabucco, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. Dated: November 15, 2011. Thomas K. Emswiler, Secretary, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. 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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank 
or Bank Holding Company

    The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank 
Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and Sec.  225.41 of the Board's 
Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of 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 offices 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
    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 December 2, 2011.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (William Lang, Senior Vice 
President) 100 North 6th Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-1521:
    1. Arthur J. Kania, St. Davids, Pennsylvania; to acquire voting 
shares of Franklin Security Bancorp, Inc., Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 
and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Franklin Security Bank, 
Plains Township, Pennsylvania.
    2. W. Kirk Wycoff, Ira M. Lubert, and James J. Lynch, all of 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; collectively to acquire voting shares of 
Continental Bank Holdings, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting 
shares of Continental Bank, both in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice 
President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
    1. Richard D. Ross, Leesville, Louisiana; to retain control of 
Merchants & Farmers Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain 
control of Merchants & Farmers Bank & Trust Company, both in Leesville, 
Louisiana.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 
2011.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2011-29695 Filed 11-16-11; 8:45 am]
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