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Corporate Applications and Other Requests:

Jun 2012

Vol. 25, No. 6

The OCC has discontinued 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.

IN THIS ISSUE:

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2012-11 Application by Commercial Banking Company, Valdosta, Georgia, to treat the cash surrender value of certain bank-owned life insurance policies as a contribution to capital (Control Number R2-2012-0028), 05/22/2012

Conditional Approvals

Letter No. Topic
1034 Application to merge HSBC Bank Nevada, National Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, into HSBC Finance Corporation, Mettawa, Illinois, its non-bank parent corporation incorporated under Delaware Law, pursuant to 12 U.S.C. 215a-3 (Control Number 2012 NE 12 0120), 05/10/2012
1035 Application by Bank of China, Beijing, China to establish an additional Federal Branch at 71 South Wacker Drive, 45th Floor, Chicago, Illinois (Control Number 2010 IB 10 0002), 05/16/2012

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2012-90, 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. This month’s list includes CRA evaluations covering April 15 through May 31. The July list will cover the evaluations becoming public during the time period of June 1-30.

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.   Suggestions, comments or questions may be sent to Jacqueline England, Comptroller of the Currency, Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, DC  20219.