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Corporate Applications and Other Requests:

January 2010

Vol. 23, No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE:

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2009-21 (PDF 28KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Bank USA, National Association, Phoenix, Arizona ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-22 (PDF 29KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of California National Bank, Los Angeles, California ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-23 (PDF 27KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Citizens National Bank, Teague, Texas ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-24 (PDF 27KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of North Houston Bank, Houston, Texas ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-25 (PDF 26KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Community Bank of Lemont, Lemont, Illinois ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-26 (PDF 27KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Madisonville State Bank, Madisonville, Texas ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-27 (PDF 26KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Pacific National Bank, San Francisco, California ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-28 (PDF 26KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Park National Bank, Chicago, Illinois ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-29 (PDF 26KB) Application by U.S. Bank National Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of San Diego National Bank, San Diego, California ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-CE-02-043), 10/30/2009
2009-30 (PDF 34KB) Application by Alerus Financial, National Association, Grand Forks, North Dakota, to acquire from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver, the assets and liabilities of Prosperan Bank, Oakdale, Minnesota (Control Number 2009-CE-02-044), 11/06/2009
2009-31 (PDF 25KB) Application by MB Financial Bank, National Association, Chicago, Illinois, to acquire from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver, the certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Benchmark Bank, Aurora, Illinois (Control Number 2009-CE-02-048), 12/04/2009
2009-32 (PDF 35KB) Application of City National Bank, Los Angeles, California, to purchase certain assets of and assume certain liabilities of Imperial Capital Bank, La Jolla (San Diego), California ("Failed Entity") (Control Number 2009-WE-12-0023), 12/18/200

Approvals with conditions enforceable under 12 U.S.C. 1818

Letter No. Topic
931 (PDF 24KB) Significant change request to de novo charter application to establish First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, Naples, Florida (Control Numbers 2007 SO 01 0027), 10/08/2009
932 (PDF 34KB) Application to dispose of substantially all the assets of Spirit of America National Bank, Milford, Ohio, via a purchase and assumption with World Financial Network National Bank, Columbus, Ohio and the merger of Spirit of America National Bank, with and into Fashion Services Corp. (Control Numbers 2009 WE 12 0241 & 0242), 10/15/2009
933 (PDF 29KB) Application to merge The Community National Bank, Franklin, Ohio, with and into The National Bank and Trust Company, Wilmington, Ohio, under the charter and title of the latter (Control Number 2009 CE 02 028), 11/04/2009
934 (PDF 36KB) Change in Bank Control Notice by BlackRock, Inc., and others to acquire Barclays Global Investors, National Association, San Francisco, California (Control Number 2009 WE 11 0002), 11/19/2009
935 (PDF 22KB) Amended application by American National Bank, Parma, Ohio, to pre-pay subordinated debt (Control Number 2009 CE 12 0217), 11/20/2009
936 (PDF 38KB) Application to establish a new national bank, Bond Street Bank, National Association (Control Number 2009 WO 01 0009), 10/23/2009
937 (PDF 19KB) Application by Republic Federal Bank, National Association, Miami, Florida, for prepayment of subordinated debt (Control Number 2009 SO 12 0165), 12/01/2009
938 (PDF 49KB) Applications by Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. to establish a new national trust bank, Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company of Delaware, National Association, Wilmington, Delaware; to merge Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company of Texas, Dallas, Texas into Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company of Delaware, National Association; and for a multiple residency waiver for all board members of Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company of Delaware, National Association (Control Numbers 2009 NE 01 0011, 2009 NE 02 0010 & 2009 NE 12 0161), 12/16/2009
939 (PDF 32KB) Application by Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company, National Association, New York, New York, to reduce permanent capital (Control Number 2009 NE 12 0162), 12/16/2009
940 (PDF 65KB) Application under 12 C.F.R. 5.46 by Savannah Bank National Association, Savannah, New York, to elect the corporate governance provisions of New York law and complete a reverse stock split in accordance with those provisions (Control Number 2009 WE 11 0002), 11/19/2009

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2010-5, announcing the availability of enforcement actions. Copies of the final actions are available by writing to the OCC, Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, D.C. 20219. You may also submit your request electronically through the OCC's online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx or fax your request to (202)-874-5274. When ordering, specify the appropriate enforcement action number.

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Performance Evaluations

Enclosed is a list of CRA performance evaluations that became public during the period of December 15, 2009 through January 14, 2010.

PLEASE NOTE: Interpretive Letters and No-Objection Letters reflect the views of the Comptroller's legal staff. Corporate Decisions, CRA Decisions and Conditional Approvals are from the office of Licensing Activities. The Community Development Investment Letters are from the office of Community Affairs. The list of CRA Ratings is from the Communications Division. For copies of the CRA evaluations, you may either contact the bank directly, or you may write to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in any of three ways: by mail to the OCC, Attn: Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, D.C. 20219; by fax to (202) 874-5274; or electronically at the OCC's online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx . You may also write to the OCC for copies of enforcement actions and charters with standard conditions.

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