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International Outreach

The OCC’s Foreign Technical Assistance (FTA) Program seeks to help foreign supervisors develop, improve, and refine their supervisory systems. The objectives of the program are to:

  • Establish, build and maintain relationships with foreign banking supervisory organizations;
  • Strengthen supervision of our banks with operations internationally; by assisting host countries improve their bank supervision process;
  • Help enhance international expertise of OCC examiners and staff; and
  • Assist with mandates that supervisory authorities lend their resources to various groups to help promote and encourage adoption of international standards by foreign supervisory authorities.

The 2018 Schools for Foreign Banking Supervisors

Problem Bank Supervision June 25 - 29, 2018
Anti Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing July 9 - 13, 2018
Balance Sheet Management/
Liquidity Risk Management
July 16 - 20, 2018
Bank Information Technology September 17 - 21, 2018

For more information on class descriptions and enrollment information, please go to 2018 OCC FTA Schools.

For more information regarding corporate applications, including federal branches and agencies of foreign banks, see Application Contacts in Licensing Activities.

International Bank Supervision (IBS) may be contacted at

To request an OCC speaker at an international event, submit the OCC Speaker Request Form (PDF).

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
02/27/2018  NR 2018-21, OCC Publication Focuses on Single-Family Rehabilitation Financing Programs
01/26/2018  NR 2018-7, OCC Supports Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
06/30/2016  NR 2016-75, Comptroller Discusses Efforts to Promote Community Revitalization

10/09/2014   OCC Approach to Federal Branch and Agency Supervision (PDF)