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Contact: Stephanie Collins
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OCC Hosts Tennessee Workshops on Risk Governance and Credit Risk

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Hilton Knoxville, Dec. 1-2, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations.

The Risk Governance workshop on Dec. 1 combines lectures, discussion, and exercises to provide practical information for directors to effectively measure and manage risks. The workshop also focuses on the OCC’s approach to risk-based supervision and major risks in the financial industry.

Revised and updated for 2015, the Credit Risk workshop on Dec. 2 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 workshop fee is $99. Participants receive a pre-workshop reading package, course materials, and assorted supervisory publications. The workshop is limited to the first 35 registrants.

The workshops are taught by experienced OCC staff and are two of the 35 offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of national community bank and federal savings association directors.  These workshops are the last offered in 2015.

For information, including a complete list of available workshops, or to register for a workshop, visit http://www.seiservices.com/occ or call (240) 485-1700.

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