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Interpretations and Actions: October 2012

Vol. 25, No. 10

Community Development Investment Letters

Letter No. Topic
2011-2 (PDF) Investment in Fund Using New Markets Tax Credits to Finance Wind Turbines for LMI Area - A national bank may make an equity investment in the Harbor Wind Investment Fund, Limited Liability Company. The purpose of the Fund, which primarily benefits low- and moderate-income areas, is to finance the construction and operation of wind turbines. 12/15/2011

CRA Decisions

Letter No. Topic
150 (PDF) Application by TD Bank National Association, Wilmington, Delaware, to establish a branch at 6601 South Dixie Highway, Miami, Florida (Control Number 2012 NE 05 0068), 08/15/2012

Corporate Decisions

Letter No. Topic
2012-15 (PDF) Application by NCB, FSB, Hillsboro, Ohio, to establish an operating subsidiary, NCB Coop Funding, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, whose sole activity will be to facilitate the sale and securitization of multi-family cooperative mortgage loans originated by NCB, FSB (Control Number (Control Number R3-2012-0056), 08/29/2012
2012-16 (PDF) Application by Simmons First National Bank, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Truman Bank, St. Louis, Missouri (Failed Entity) (Control Number 2012 SO 02 0023), 09/14/2012

Conditional Approvals

Letter No. Topic
1047 (PDF) Application to merge Oceanic Bank, San Francisco, California, into First National Bank of Northern California, Daly City, California (Control Number 2012 WE 02 0010), 09/04/2012
1048 (PDF) Change in Bank Control Notice filed by RIT Capital Partners plc, London, England, to acquire 37% of Class B common non-voting shares of Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc., New York, New York (Control Number 2012 NE 11 0001), 09/27/2012
1049 (PDF)

Application by Old Plank Trail Community Bank, National Association, Mokena, Illinois, to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of First United Bank, Crete, Illinois (Control Number 2012 CE 02 021), 09/28/2012

Final Enforcement Actions

Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2012-148, 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, DC 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

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.

Enclosed is a list of CRA performance evaluations that became public during the period of September 1, 2012 through September 30, 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.

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 J. England, Comptroller of the Currency, Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, DC 20219.