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Contact: Stephanie Collins
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OCC Hosts Credit and Compliance Risk Workshops in Kentucky

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops in Lexington, Kentucky, at the Four Points by Sheraton Lexington, June 4 and 5, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC.

The Credit Risk: Directors Can Make a Difference workshop on June 4 focuses on credit risk within the loan portfolio, such as identifying trends and recognizing problems. The workshop also covers the roles of the board and management, how to stay informed of changes in credit risk, and how to effect change.

The Compliance Risk workshop on June 5 combines lectures, discussion, and exercises on the critical elements of an effective compliance risk management program. The workshop also focuses on major compliance risks and critical regulations. Topics of discussion include the Bank Secrecy Act, Flood Disaster Protection Act, Fair Lending, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, Community Reinvestment Act, and other compliance hot topics.

The workshop fee is $99 and open to directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC. Participants receive course materials, assorted supervisory publications, and lunch. The workshop is limited to the first 35 registrants.

The workshops are taught by experienced OCC staff and are two of the 24 offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of national community bank and federal savings association directors. To register for this workshop, visit www.occ.gov/occworkshops.

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