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News Release 2018-79 | August 15, 2018

OCC Hosts Compliance and Operational Risk Workshops in Houston

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops in Houston at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, September 25 and 26, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC.

The Compliance Risk workshop on September 25 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 Operational Risk workshop on September 26 focuses on the key components of operational risk—people, processes, and systems. The workshop also covers governance, third-party risk, vendor management, internal fraud, and cybersecurity. 

The workshop fee is $99. Participants receive 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 offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of national community bank and federal savings association directors. To register for this workshop, visit

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