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Corporate Applications and Other Requests: September 2005

Vol. 18, No. 9

Vol. 19, No. 9

IN THIS ISSUE:

CRA Decisions

Letter No. Topic
135 Application to merge Republic National Bank, Houston, Texas with and into Trustmark National Bank, Jackson, Mississippi (Control Number 2006 SO 02 0024), 08/09/2006

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2006-08

Applications by Citibank, National Association, Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, and certain affiliates to internally reorganize and consolidate certain banking and credit card operations:

  • Application to convert Citibank, Federal Savings Bank, Reston, Virginia (a federal thrift) into a national bank with the resulting name of "CFSB, National Association" and to retain the existing branches of the bank after conversion (Control Number 2006 ML 01 0004), 08/03/2006

  • Application to convert Citibank (West), FSB, San Francisco, California (a federal thrift) into a national bank with the resulting name of "West, National Association" and to retain the existing branches of the bank after conversion (Control Number 2006 ML 01 0005), 08/03/2006

  • Application to merge CFSB, National Association, Reston, Virginia; West, National Association, San Francisco, California; Citibank Texas, National Association, Dallas, Texas; Citibank (Delaware), New Castle, Delaware; and Citibank (Banamex USA), Century City, California, with and into Citibank, National Association, New York, New York (Control Number 2006 ML 02 0000), 08/03/2006

  • Application to merge Citicorp Trust, National Association, Los Angeles, California with and into Citibank, National Association, New York, New York (Control Number 2006 ML 02 0010), 08/03/2006

  • Application by Citibank, National Association, New York, New York to hold Citigroup Trust - Delaware as an operating subsidiary (Control Number 2006 ML 08 0006), 08/03/2006

  • Application by Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota to hold Department Stores National Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota as an operating subsidiary (Control Number 2006 ML 08 0007), 08/03/2006

  • Application by Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota to receive from Citibank, National Association, New York, New York a material non-cash contribution of the stock of Department Stores National Bank, Citicorp Credit Services (USA) (an operating subsidiary of Citibank, National Association) and Citicorp Payment Services, Inc. (an operating subsidiary of Citibank, National Association) (Control Number 2006 ML 12 0193), 08/03/2006

  • Application by Citibank, National Association, New York, New York for a dividend-in-kind to its sole shareholder, Citicorp Holdings, of the stock of Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (a subsidiary of Citibank, National Association) (Control Number 2006 ML 12 0194), 08/03/20066

  • Application to merge Citibank USA, National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Citibank (Nevada), National Association, Las Vegas, Nevada with and into Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Control Number 2006 ML 02 0011), 08/03/2006

  • Application by Citibank (South Dakota), National Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota to purchase and assume certain assets and liabilities of Universal Financial Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah (a Utah state industrial loan company) (Control Number 2006 ML 02 0012), 08/03/2006

  • Notice by Citibank, National Association, New York, New York, to acquire control of Citigroup Trust - Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware (Control Number 2006 ML 11 0001), 08/03/2006

  • Notice by Citibank, National Association, New York, New York, to acquire control of Department Stores National Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (Control Number 2006 ML 11 0002), 08/03/2006
2006-09 Application to establish a new national bank with the title of HSBC National Bank USA, Bethesda, Maryland (Control Number 2006 NE 01 16), 08/17/2006

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

Letter No. Topic
753 Application to merge Guarantee State Bank, Lawton, Oklahoma with and into First National Bank and Trust Company, Shawnee, Oklahoma, and the application to establish the operating subsidiary GSB Acquisition Company to enable the merger of Guarantee State Bank, Lawton, Oklahoma with and into First National Bank and Trust Company (Control Numbers 2006 SO 02 0025 and 2006 SO 08 0010), 07/13/2006
754 Application by La Caisse centrale Desjardins du Quebec (CCD) to establish a limited federal branch in Hallandale, Florida with the title of "Caisse centrale DesJardins US Branch" (Control Number 2005 IB 10 001), 08/08/2006
755 Application by HSBC Bank, National Association, Wilmington, Delaware requesting approval for its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, HSBC Investment (USA) Inc. to hold a limited equity investment in connection with investment management activities (Control Number 2006 NE 08 0012), 08/25/2006
756 Application by Wachovia Bank, National Association, Charlotte, North Carolina to establish five national trust banks:
  • Wachovia Trust Company of Alabama, N.A., Homewood, AL;
  • Wachovia Trust Company of North Carolina, N.A., Charlotte, NC;
  • Wachovia Trust Company of South Carolina, N.A., Columbia, SC;
  • Wachovia Trust Company of Tennessee, N.A., Nashville, TN;
  • Wachovia Trust Company of Virginia, Richmond, VA.
    (Control Numbers 2006 ML 01 0006 and 2006 ML 01 0009 thru 0012), 09/05/2006
  • Final Enforcement Actions

    Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2006-97, announcing the availability of enforcement actions. Copies of the final actions are available by writing to the OCC, Public Information Room, Mail Stop 1-5, Washington, D.C. 20219. 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 August 14, 2006 through September 14, 2006.

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