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FDIC Teleconference on Conducting a Fair Lending Risk Assessment FIL-148-2008
December 30, 2008


Summary: FDIC Fair Lending Examination Specialists will host a Fair Lending Conference Call for bankers on January 14, 2009. The call will feature a presentation on how bankers can perform an effective fair lending risk assessment and will include a question-and-answer session. The conference call is free and available to employees of all FDIC-supervised institutions.

Highlights:

  • The 90-minute conference call is scheduled for January 14, 2009, at 3:00 PM EST.
  • The call is free to officers and employees of all FDIC-supervised institutions.
  • FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection Director Sandra L. Thompson will present opening remarks, and FDIC Fair Lending Examination Specialists will be available to answer questions.
  • Advance registration is required.
  • PowerPoint slides are an integral part of the seminar presentation and will be posted to the FDIC Web site (www.fdic.gov) no later than the day of the conference call.

Continuation of FIL-148-2008

Distribution:
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
Chief Lending Officer

Contacts:
FDIC Call Center at 1-888-455-0408

Printable Format:
FIL-148-2008 - PDF (PDF Help)

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Financial Institution Letters
FIL-148-2008
December 30, 2008

Fair Lending Teleconference

The FDIC is hosting a conference call for bankers on how to perform an effective fair lending risk assessment. The 90-minute conference call is scheduled for January 14, 2009, at 3:00 PM EST. The call is free and available to employees of all FDIC-supervised institutions. FDIC Fair Lending Examination Specialists will be available to answer questions.

How to Register for the Conference Call Participants must register for the call at least three business days before the event by following these procedures:

  • Click on www.mymeetings.com/rsvp.
  • Enter 7454099 for the conference identification number.
  • Enter 6514521 for the pass code.
  • Leave the PIN number blank.
  • Click on the "Proceed" button.
  • On the next page, provide your name and e-mail address, then click the "Proceed" button. No additional information is needed.
  • At the conclusion of this process, you should receive an RSVP e-mail confirmation with the PIN needed to join the conference call. If you do not receive a confirmation, check your e- mail address and repeat the registration process.

    Accessing the PowerPoint Presentation

    The PowerPoint slide presentation for this conference call will be available on the FDIC's Web site no later than the day of the call. Participants are strongly encouraged to have a copy of the PowerPoint slides with them during the presentation. A link to the PowerPoint slides will be included in this Financial Institution Letter no later than January 14, 2009.

    Fair Lending Risk Assessments - PowerPoint (PPT Help)

    Fair Lending Risk Assessments - PDF (PDF Help)

    This conference call is a unique opportunity for bank employees to receive training on how to enhance a bank's fair lending program. We look forward to your institution's participation. Questions about the conference call, including registration procedures or any problems accessing the PowerPoint slides, should be directed to the FDIC Call Center at 1- 888-455-0408.

    Sandra L. Thompson
    Director
    Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection




    Last Updated 1/09/2009 communications@fdic.gov