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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies

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The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below.

The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/​nic/​.

Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than December 12, 2008.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Steve Foley, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:

1. Protective Life Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Bonifay Holding Company, Inc., and its subsidiary, The Bank of Bonifay, both of Bonifay, Florida.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offerbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. Union State Banc Holding Company, Clay Center, Kansas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Union State Bank, Clay Center, Kansas.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

1. Marlin Business Services Corporation., Mount Laurel, New Jersey; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Marlin Business Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah.

In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to engage indirectly in leasing activities through Marlin Leasing Corporation, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, pursuant to 225.28(b)(3) of Regulation Y.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 14, 2008.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. E8-27470 Filed 11-18-08; 8:45 am]

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