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Resources for bankers

Bank Management

The OCC provides information and resources to help bank management understand and fulfill their responsibilities. Resources range from bank directors workshops held throughout the country to publications that address strategic issues, risk management, and compliance.

Educational Opportunities

Learn more about educational opportunities for bankers.

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Management and Director Resources 

Comptroller's Handbook

  • Duties and Responsibilities of Directors
    Covers directors' duties and responsibilities as well as compliance and regulatory matters of importance to bank directors.

  • Insider Activities
    Provides guidance to legally and prudently engage in transactions with insiders and implement risk management processes to control and monitor insider activities.

  • Management and Board Processes
    Provides guidance for examiners in appraising management and directors' supervision and evaluating the quality of the decision-making processes.

Other Publications 

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
02/04/2016  NR 2016-11, OCC Releases 2016 Schedule of Workshops for Directors of National Community Banks and Federal Savings Associations
01/21/2016  NR 2016-5, Comptroller of the Currency Discusses Expanding 18-Month Exam Cycle for More Community Banks and Savings Associations
01/15/2016  OCC 2016-2, External Audits: Interagency Advisory on External Audits of Internationally Active U.S. Financial Institutions