Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 76039-76040 [2012-30941]

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[FR Doc. 2012–31009 Filed 12–21–12; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8070–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with 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 § 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than January 7, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. David L. Neisen, Watkins, Minnesota, individually and as trustee of four Neisen family trusts, to retain 25 percent or more of the shares of Neisen Bancshares, Inc., Watkins, Minnesota, and thereby indirectly retain additional voting shares of Farmers State Bank of Watkins, Watkins, Minnesota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 18, 2012. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–30826 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P 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 January 18, 2013. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76039 A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Ivan Hurwitz, Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045–0001: 1. Flushing Financial Corporation, Flushing, New York; to become a bank holding company upon the merger of Flushing Savings Bank, FSB, Flushing, New York, with and into Flushing Commercial Bank, North New Hyde Park, New York, which will become a New York State-chartered commercial bank and change its name to Flushing Bank. Comments on this proposal must be received by January 14, 2013. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. BBIG Holdings, LLC, Lincoln, Nebraska, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 50 percent of the outstanding voting shares of Hilltop Bancshares, Inc., and thereby acquire Bank of Bennington, both in Bennington, Nebraska. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 18, 2012. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–30825 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P 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 E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 76040 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices 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 19, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210–2204: 1. Franklin Bancorp MHC, Franklin, New Hampshire; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Franklin Savings Bank, Franklin, New Hampshire. Governors not later than January 18, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Westbury Bancorp, Inc., West Bend, Wisconsin; to become a savings and loan holding company by merging with the successor of WBSB Bancorp, MHC, and WBSB Bancorp, Inc., an existing savings and loan holding company. Westbury Bancorp. Inc., will acquire Westbury Bank, West Bend, Wisconsin. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 18, 2012. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. First Charter, MHC, West Point, Georgia; to convert to stock form and merge with and into Charter Financial Corporation, West Point, Georgia, which proposes to become a savings and loan holding company by acquiring Charterbank, West Point, Georgia. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 19, 2012. Michael J. Lewandowski, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–30940 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 19, 2012. Michael J. Lewandowski, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–30827 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P [Notice–GTAC–2012–01; Docket No. 2012– 0002; Sequence 28] [FR Doc. 2012–30941 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Government-wide Travel Advisory Committee (GTAC) BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Savings and Loan Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Home Owners’ Loan Act (12 U.S.C. 1461 et seq.) (HOLA), Regulation LL (12 CFR part 238), and Regulation MM (12 CFR Part 239), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a savings and loan holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a savings association and nonbanking companies owned by the savings and loan 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 HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(e)). 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 10(c)(4)(B) of the HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(c)(4)(B)). 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Home Owners’ Loan Act (12 U.S.C. 1461 et seq.) (HOLA), Regulation LL (12 CFR part 238), and Regulation MM (12 CFR part 239), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a savings and loan holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a savings association and nonbanking companies owned by the savings and loan 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 HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(e)). 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 10(c)(4)(B) of the HOLA (12 U.S.C. 1467a(c)(4)(B)). 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 19, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Administrator, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice, Establishment of a Federal Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership. AGENCY: The Administrator of U.S. General Services Administration has determined that the establishment of the Government-wide Travel Advisory Committee (GTAC) is necessary and in the public’s interest. A charter for the GTAC has been prepared and will be filed no earlier than 15 days following the date of publication of this notice. In addition, this notice establishes criteria and procedures for the selection of members. DATES: Effective date: This notice is effective December 24, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marcerto Barr, 1275 First Street NE., One Constitution Square, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20417, (202) 208–7654 or by email to: gtac@gsa.gov. Background and Authority: The GSA Office of Asset and Transportation Management, Travel and Relocation Division establishes policy that governs travel by Federal civilian employees and others authorized to travel at Government expense on temporary duty travel through the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), and advises of the establishment of the GTAC. The purpose of GTAC will be to review existing travel policies, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76039-76040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30941]


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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

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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 19, 2013.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210-2204:
    1. Franklin Bancorp MHC, Franklin, New Hampshire; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Franklin Savings Bank, Franklin, New Hampshire.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 19, 
2012.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Assistant Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2012-30941 Filed 12-21-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P