The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)).
The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than June 2, 2009
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
1. Edward Bailey Howlin, Jr., Davidsonville, Maryland, to individually acquire up to 20.71 percent of the voting shares of CommerceFirst, Bancorp, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland. Additionally, Edward Bailey Howlin, Jr., Howlin Family Partnership II, LLLP, Dawn Howlin Vanvie, and Holly Howlin, as a group acting in concert,; to acquire up to 21.5 percent of the voting shares of CommerceFirst, Bancorp, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 15, 2009.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E9-11721 Filed 5-19-09; 8:45 am]
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