Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 5252 [2012-2329]

Download as PDF 5252 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 22 / Thursday, February 2, 2012 / 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.) (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 will also 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 February 27, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. NBC Bancshares, LLC, Lincoln, Nebraska; to retain 76.44 percent of the voting shares of Nebraska Bank of Commerce, Lincoln, Nebraska, upon its conversion from a savings association to a Nebraska state banking corporation. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 30, 2012. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–2329 Filed 2–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Dated: January 25, 2012. Steven Kempf, Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration. January 25, 2012 General Services Administration Washington, DC 22202 E-GOV TRAVEL SERVICE GSA Bulletin ETS 12–01 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–FAS–2012–01; Docket No: 2012– 0002; Sequence 4] TO: Heads of Federal Agencies SUBJECT: GSA E-Gov Travel Service (ETS) Transition to ETS2 1. What is the purpose of this bulletin? Federal Travel Regulation; GSA E-Gov Travel Service (ETS) Transition to EGov Travel Service 2 (ETS2) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of a bulletin. AGENCY: The attached bulletin announces GSA ETS Transition to ETS2. DATES: Effective Date: This bulletin is effective the date of publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Frank Robinson, ETS Program Manager Center for Travel Management (QMCD), Office of Travel and Transportation Services (QMC), at frank.robinson@gsa.gov or (703) 605– 2151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Part 301–73 requires all agencies to deploy and implement an ETS. This requirement extends to ETS2. Agencies should begin making plans to transition from ETS to ETS2 during FY12, and must execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for full deployment of ETS2 with the GSA no later than March 30, 2012. SUMMARY: The Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Part 301–73 requires all agencies to deploy and implement an E-Gov Travel Service (ETS). ETS is a Governmentwide, web-based, end-toend travel management service administered by General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). This requirement extends to E-Gov Travel Service 2 (ETS2) when it becomes available in Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12). The Department of Defense (DoD) is not subject to this FTR requirement but may choose to participate in ETS2. 2. What is the background of this bulletin? The ETS Master Contracts expire on November 11, 2013, and GSA plans to award the next generation ETS2 to build on the investment and benefits achieved with ETS. ETS2 will focus on the Administration’s principles of strategic sourcing, data-driven transparency, standardization, consolidation, sustainability, and cost reduction. ETS2 is a 15-year Master Contract (3-year base period and three 4-year option periods), with Task Orders at the agency level. Key transition dates are included below: Date Event Agency impact April 2012 ............................. November 2013 ................... Anticipated ETS2 award ................................................. ETS Master Contracts end; anticipated ETS contract extensions are available in the event transition to ETS2 is not complete. Anticipated ETS Extension Base Period ends ............... Anticipated ETS Extension Option Period ends ............. Begin Task Order process. Under anticipated ETS extensions, transaction fees increase as transaction volumes decrease. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES November 2014 ................... November 2015 ................... It is important for agencies to begin now to prepare for transition from ETS to ETS2. 3. How should agencies prepare? Agencies should begin making plans to transition from ETS to ETS2 during FY12, and must execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for full VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Feb 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 Transaction fees increase. ETS is no longer available. deployment of ETS2 with the GSA no later than March 30, 2012. 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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 will also 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 February 27, 2012.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant 
Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. NBC Bancshares, LLC, Lincoln, Nebraska; to retain 76.44 percent 
of the voting shares of Nebraska Bank of Commerce, Lincoln, Nebraska, 
upon its conversion from a savings association to a Nebraska state 
banking corporation.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 30, 
2012.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2012-2329 Filed 2-1-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P