Corporate Applications and Other Requests:
||Vol. 26, No. 1
IN THIS ISSUE:
||Application by GE Capital Retail Bank, Draper, Utah to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities from MetLife Bank, National Association, Bridgewater, New Jersey (Control Number R1-2012-0093), 12/12/2012
||Application by Acacia Federal Savings Bank ("Bank"), Falls Church, Virginia, for the bulk sale of approximately $296 million in loans and other real estate owned to the following affiliates of the Bank: Acacia Life Insurance Company, Bethesda, Maryland, a savings and loan holding company that owns 85 percent of the outstanding common stock of the Bank; Ameritas Life Insurance Corporation, Lincoln, Nebraska, a savings and loan holding company that owns 15 percent of the outstanding common stock of the Bank; and Union Central Life Insurance Corp. and Griffin Realty LLC, both of which are nonbank subsidiaries of the Bank's top tier savings and loan holding company, Ameritas Mutual Holding Company, Lincoln, Nebraska (Control Number R2-2012-0080), 12/13/2012
||Applications submitted by Ameriprise Financial, FSB, Minneapolis, Minnesota ("Ameriprise"), to modify its operations from a full service federal savings association ("FSA") to a trust-only FSA; to make a capital distribution to its parent savings and loan holding company, Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, pursuant to 12 C.F.R. § 163, Subpart E, and to convert from a trust-only FSA to a national trust bank pursuant to 12 C.F.R. § 163.22(b)(1)(ii), with the title of "Ameriprise National Trust Bank;" and Director Residency Waiver requests submitted in connection with the conversion application pursuant to 12 U.S.C. § 72. (Control Numbers R4-2012-0042, 43, &0069; and 2012 CE 01 0001 & 12 0131), 12/20/2012
Final Enforcement Actions
Enclosed is a copy of the OCC's news release number 2013-12, announcing the availability of enforcement actions. Copies of the final actions are available by writing to the OCC, Communications Division, Mail Stop 6W-11, Washington, DC 20219. You may also submit your request electronically through the OCC's online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx/ or fax your request to (202)-649-6160. 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 December 1, 2012 through December 31, 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 6W-11, Washington, D.C. 20219; by fax to (202) 649-6160; or electronically at the OCC's online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx. You may also write to the OCC for copies of enforcement actions and charters with standard conditions.
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