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Interpretations and Actions: March 2012

Vol. 25, No. 3

Interpretive Letters

Letter No. Topic
1136 (PDF) Letter discusses restrictions on charter conversion under Section 612 of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 12/21/2011

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2012-04(PDF) Application by Barrington Bank and Trust Company, National Association, Barrington, Illinois, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Charter National Bank and Trust, Hoffman Estates, Illinois (Control Number 2012 CE 02 004), 02/10/2012

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

Letter No. Topic
1026 (PDF) Application by Bank of the Rio Grande, National Association for an increase in permanent capital (Control Number 2012 WE 12 0010), 02/01/2012
1027(PDF) Application by First Merchants Bank, National Association, Muncie, Indiana to purchase certain assets of and assume certain liabilities of SCB Bank, Shelbyville, Indiana (“Failed Entity”) (Control Number 2012 CE 02 0005), 02/10/2012
1028 (PDF) Application by BankUnited, Miami Lakes, Florida, to convert from a federal savings association to a national bank with the title “BankUnited National Association (Control Number 2011 SO 01 0004), 02/14/2012

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2012-41, 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 or fax your request to (202)-874-5274. When ordering, specify the appropriate enforcement action number.

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Performance Evaluations

Enclosed are lists of CRA performance evaluations that became public during the periods of February 15, 2012 through March 14, 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. You may also write to the OCC for copies of enforcement actions and charters with standard conditions.

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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.