DOB: News Bulletin 2168 - September 9, 2005

The Department of Banking News Bulletin

Bulletin # 2168
Week Ending September 9, 2005

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be in writing to John P. Burke, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail to Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.

State Bank Activity

Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires that each application for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, be accompanied by a plan detailing how adequate services to meet the banking needs of all community residents will be provided. Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days. Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Financial Institutions Division, (860) 240-8180.

Date Bank Location Activity
The Simsbury Bank &
   Trust Company
The Shoppes at Gillette Ridge
864 Cottage Grove Road
Bloomfield, CT  06002

The Securities and Business Investments Division, in conjunction with the Securities Advisory Council to the Department, is sponsoring its seventeenth annual Securities Forum conference on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center (formerly the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center) in Cromwell, Connecticut.  A timely and outstanding agenda of panel presentations, featuring expert speakers, will help financial industry professionals keep abreast of current and evolving regulatory developments.  Walter Ricciardi, District Administrator for the Boston District of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will be the keynote speaker.  The conference includes a luncheon and course materials.  For further program and registration information, visit the department's Web site at or call the agency at (860) 240-8260.
Dated: Tuesday, September 13, 2005

John P. Burke