Agencies Announce Public Meeting on Proposed Bank of Montreal Acquisition of BancWest Holding Inc. and Bank of the West; Public Comment Period Extended

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced a joint public meeting on the proposal by Bank of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, and BMO Harris Bank National Association, Chicago, Illinois, to acqu…

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced a joint public meeting on the proposal by Bank of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, and BMO Harris Bank National Association, Chicago, Illinois, to acquire BancWest Holding Inc. and Bank of the West, both of San Francisco, California.

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Acting Comptroller Discusses Bank Mergers

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the need to update the framework used to analyze bank merger applications before the Brookings Institution.

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the need to update the framework used to analyze bank merger applications before the Brookings Institution.

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