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Corporate Applications and Other Requests:

July 2012

Vol. 25, No. 7


The OCC will discontinue printing and mailing of paper copies of Interpretations and Actions as of June 1, 2012 in order to reduce the amount of paper used and to save on postage. This publication will be available on our Web site at http://www.occ.gov/topics/licensing/interpretations-and-actions/index-interpretations-and-actions.html.

IN THIS ISSUE:

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2012-12 (PDF) Application by CommerceWest Bank, National Association, Irvine, California to merge with Discovery Bank, San Marcos, California (Control Number 2012 WO 12 0092), 06/19/2012

Conditional Approvals

Letter No. Topic
1036 (PDF) Application to convert Guaranty Bond Bank, Mount Pleasant, Texas, to a national bank with the title of "Guaranty Bond Bank, National Association," and retain all its branches (Control Number 2012 SO 01 0001), 06/19/2012
1037 (PDF) Application by MetLife Bank, National Association, Bridgewater, New Jersey to change the composition of all or substantially of all its assets by sale or other disposition and subsequently to terminate its existence as a national bank (Control Number 2012 NE 12 0010), 06/20/2012

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2012-111, 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

PLEASE NOTE: The OCC has changed the time period covered in its list of CRA evaluations. The OCC is now releasing evaluations that became public during the previous month.

Enclosed is a list of CRA performance evaluations that became public during the period of June 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

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.

Members of the news media are encouraged to cite the letter number when reporting or summarizing documents from this package.  This helps us to process single requests based upon your citation in a timelier manner.

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency publishes INTERPRETATIONS AND ACTIONS monthly.  Subscriptions are available at a rate of $200 per year by writing to the Comptroller of the Currency, ATTN: Financial Management, Accounts Receivable, Mail Stop FM-2, Washington, DC  20219.  Prepayment is requested.  Suggestions, comments or questions may be sent to Jacqueline J. England, Comptroller of the Currency, Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, DC  20219.