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Interpretations and Actions: August 2007

Vol. 20, No. 8

Interpretive Letters

Letter No. Topic
1085 Letter states that national banks are not prohibited by 12 USC 25a from providing normal banking services to a private entity that manages a state lottery. 03/08/2007

Approvals with Conditions Enforceable under 12 U.S.C. 1818

Letter No. Topic
810 Application to establish a new national bank with the title of "Empire National Bank," Islandia, New York and to establish a de novo branch in Shirley, New York (Control Number 2007 NE 01 0005 & 2007 NE 05 0031), 07/02/2007
811 Application by Citibank, National Association, Las Vegas, Nevada to acquire The BISYS Group, Inc. as operating subsidiaries to engage in support services for the financial services industry (Control Number 2007 ML 08 0005), 07/19/2007
812 Application to establish a new national trust bank , "The Goldman Sachs Trust Company (Delaware), National Association," Wilmington, Delaware and to merge The Goldman Sachs Trust Company, National Association, New York, New York into The Goldman Sachs Trust Company (Delaware), National Association and surviving under the title and charter of the former (Control Number 2007 NE 01 0002 & 2007 NE 02 0001), 07/23/2007

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2007-86, 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 July 15, 2007 through August 14, 2007.

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. 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: Public Information Room, Mail Stop 1-5, Washington, D.C. 20219; by fax to (202) 874-4448; or by e-mail to You may also write to the OCC for copies of enforcement actions and charters with standard conditions.

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