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Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities

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 engagede 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 SS 225.28 of Regulation Y (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. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website

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 October 1, 2008.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York(Anne MacEwen, Bank Applications Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:

1. EuroBancshares, Inc., to engagede novothrough its subsidiary, EUBK Securities, Inc. (in formation), both of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in securities brokerage, riskless principal transactions, and other transactional services, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(7)(i), (ii) and (v) of Regulation Y.

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

1. Commerce Bancshares Inc., Franklin, Tennessee, to engagede novoin management consulting activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(9)(ii) of Regulation Y.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City(Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. CLC Enterprises, Inc., Nelson, Nebraska, to engagede novoin lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 11, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board.