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Interpretations and Actions: September 2015

Vol. 28, No. 9

Conditional Approvals

Letter No. Topic
1126 (PDF) Application by Esquire Bank, Garden City, New York, to convert from a Federal stock savings bank to a national bank with the title Esquire Bank, National Association (Control Number:  2015-NE-Conversion-143842), 08/03/2015
1127 (PDF) Application by H&R Block Bank, Kansas City, Missouri, to convert from a federal savings bank to a national association known as H&R Block Bank, National Association (Control Number:  2014-WE-Conversion-138232);

Application by H&R Block Bank, National Association to, immediately following the conversion, sell certain of its assets and 100 percent of its insured deposits to BofI Federal Bank, San Diego, California (2014-WE-5.53-138236); and

Application by H&R Block Bank, National Association to thereafter merge its operations and charter with and into Block Financial LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, thereby terminating H&R Block Bank, National Association’s charter.  (Control Number:  2014-WE-215a3-138244), 08/04/2015
1128 (PDF) Application by BofI Federal Bank, San Diego, California, to purchase certain assets and assume certain deposits from H&R Block Bank, Kansas City, Missouri (Control Number:  2014-WE-Combination-144247), 08/04/2015
1129 (PDF) Notice of Change in Bank Control filed by Mr. Hien Quang Do to acquire control of Saigon National Bank, Westminster, California (Control Number:  2014-WE-CBCA-139883), 08/07/2015
1130 (PDF) Application by New Buffalo Savings Bank, New Buffalo, Michigan, to convert to a Federally chartered stock savings association, make a capital distribution, and to waive 12 CFR 192.345 and 192.395(b) (Control Numbers:  2015-HQ-144172 (formerly R3-2015-0090)), 08/12/2015
1131 (PDF) Change in Bank Control Notice filed by Reliance Financial Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, to acquire control, for a moment in time, of UBS Trust Company, National Association, Wilmington, Delaware (Control Number:  2015-NE-CBCA-144091), 08/24/2015
1132 (PDF) Change of Bank Control Act Notice by Kent Wiechert to acquire Goldwater Bank, National Association, Scottsdale, Arizona (Control Number:  2014-HQ-140284), 08/28/2015

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Performance Evaluations

See OCC News Release 2015-123 announcing all CRA performance evaluations that became public from August 1, 2015 through August 31, 2015. A search of all public CRA evaluations can be done at http://apps.occ.gov/crasearch/default.aspx.

Final Enforcement Actions

See OCC News Release 2015-128 announcing the availability of enforcement actions. All final enforcement actions are searchable at http://apps.occ.gov/EnforcementActions/.

PLEASE NOTE: Interpretive Letters and No-Objection Letters reflect the views of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) 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 Supervisory Conditions Letters are from the Special Supervision Division. The list of CRA Ratings is from the Communications Division.

You can obtain copies of CRA evaluations or enforcement actions by writing to the Freedom of Information Act Officer, Disclosure Services, Communications Division, OCC, 400 7th Street, SW, Suite 3E-218, Washington, DC 20219. You may also submit a request electronically at the OCC’s online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx. Please provide all identifying information when requesting documents. You may also contact the bank directly for copies of the CRA evaluations.

The OCC publishes INTERPRETATIONS AND ACTIONS monthly. Send suggestions, comments or questions to Jacqueline England, Disclosure Services, Communications Division, OCC, 400 7th Street, SW, Suite 3E-218, Washington, DC 20219.