The interagency Federal Financial Institutions
Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued the
attached press release announcing two FFIEC
Risk Management Planning Seminars to be held
during 1997. The first seminar will take place
in Chicago on April 24 and 25; the second,
in Washington, D.C., on September 25 and 26.
The planning seminars will provide an opportunity
for senior management to discuss risk management
issues and risk management examination procedures
with regulators. Appropriate bank-wide risk
management programs are essential to the safe
and sound operation of financial institutions.
All financial institutions are encouraged
to send a senior staff member to one of the
seminars. For more information, please contact
the FFIEC at (703) 516-5588.
Pending legislation/regulation and the
impact on risk management
Breakouts with policy level federal regulators
to discuss agency risk management examination
Managing the risks of emerging technologies
How to Register: (Registration form can
also be downloaded from Web site: http.//www.ffiec.gov)
Send either the attached registration form
or a photocopy along with a check payable
to the FFIEC in the amount of $350. Please
make your hotel reservation after you receive
an acceptance letter - but then be sure to
make it immediately in order to take advantage
of the special room block rate.
Tuition includes program materials, two
continental breakfasts and one luncheon.
Early registration is encouraged as space
is limited and past sessions have sold out.
Checks will be returned if application is
received after the conference has been filled.
Cancellations must be received at least
30 days before the conference in order to
receive a refund.
For additional information, please call
the FFIEC Examiner Education Office at 703-516-5588
or refer to the FFIEC web site.
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
3501 Fairfax Drive, Room 3086
Arlington, Virginia 22226-3550
Planning Seminar Application Form
Illinois, April 24 - 25, 1997 (Thursday & Friday) The Westin Hotel,
Chicago, Phone 312-943-7200 for room reservations FFIEC Conference
Rate: $145 / $175 Single/double *
D.C., September 25 - 26, 1997 (Thursday & Friday) JW Marriott on
Pennsylvania Avenue, Phone 202-393-2000 for room reservations FFIEC
Conference Rate: $170 Single/double*
* In order to receive special rate, hotel reservations MUST be made
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