Corporate Applications and Other Requests:
Vol. 14, No. 2
IN THIS ISSUE:
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 Bank Organization and Structure. 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: Public Information
Room, Mail Stop 1-5, Washington, D.C. 20219; by fax to (202) 874-4448; or by
e-mail to FOIA-PA@occ.treas.gov. 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 more timely manner.
||Letter confirms the legal permissibility of a finder proposal from a bank to help arrange for the
purchase of nonfinancial products by its credit card customers. WORD
||Bank may retain shares of stock in life insurance company that it received as a result of being
policyholder of mutual company that converted to stock form. WORD 01/29/2001
||Application to merge the Cameron Savings & Loan Association, Cameron, Missouri, into Bank Midwest,
National Association, Kansas City, Missouri, under the charter and title of Bank Midwest, National
Association. (Control Number 2000 MW 02 048), WORD 12/19/2000
||Proposal by Grand Bank, National Association to relocate the main office from Monmouth Junction,
New Jersey, to Bridgewater, New Jersey, and retain the former main office location as a branch.
(Control Numbers 2000 NE 07 040 & 2000 NE 05 144), WORD 1/29/2001
Charters with standard conditions
Each of the following charter application(s) were approved with a standard
condition enforceable under 12 U.S.C. 1818 that requires the bank, during
the first three years of its operation, to provide notice to the OCC in
advance of any significant deviations or changes from its proposed
||SouthBank, National Association, Atlanta, Georgia,
(Control Number 2000 SE 01 0013),WORD 1/02/2001
||Eastside Commercial Bank, National Association, Bellevue, Washington,
(Control Number 2000 WE 01 021),WORD 1/09/2001
||National Bank of Gainesville, Gainesville, Georgia,
(Control Number 2000 SE 01 0014), WORD 1/22/2001
||American State Bank & Trust Company, National Association, Great Bend, Kansas,
(Control Number 2000 MW 01 015),WORD 1/31/2001
Final Enforcement Actions
Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number
2001-16, announcing the availability of
enforcement actions. Copies of the final actions are available by writing to the OCC, Public
Reference Room, Mailstop 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
January 15 through February 14.
INTERPRETATIONS AND ACTIONS is published monthly by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
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