The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y Start Printed Page 48863(12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 24, 2011.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Ivan Hurwitz, Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
1. ES Bancshares Inc., Newburgh, New York; to engage de novo through its subsidiary, Empire Lockbox Settlements, Inc., Newburgh, New York, and thereby engage in extending credit and servicing loans, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y.
B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Acting Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
1. First Bank of Miami Shares, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida; to retain FBM International Advisors, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, and thereby engage in investment advisory activities, pursuant to section 228.28(b)(6)(i) of Regulation Y.Start Signature
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 4, 2011.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2011-20130 Filed 8-8-11; 8:45 am]
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