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News Release 2015-72 | May 27, 2015

OCC Hosts Risk Governance and Compliance Workshops in Iowa

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown, July 14-15, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations.

The Risk Governance workshop on July 14 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.

The Compliance Risk workshop on July 15 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.

The workshop fee is $99. Participants receive a pre-workshop reading package and 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. For information, including a complete list of available workshops, or to register for a workshop, visit or call (240) 485-1700.

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Stephanie Collins
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