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Deposit Insurance Coverage
Nationwide Seminars for Bank Officers and Employees
FIL-46-2009
August 10, 2009


Summary: The FDIC will host a series of six seminars for bank officers and employees that will provide comprehensive guidance on how to calculate FDIC deposit insurance coverage for their customers. Each seminar will begin with an approximately 100- minute audio presentation linked to a PowerPoint presentation. A question-and-answer period with FDIC deposit insurance coverage subject matter experts will follow. The six seminars will be conducted between August 24 and December 9, 2009, and are free to employees and officers of FDIC-insured banks and savings associations.

Highlights:

  • The FDIC will conduct six deposit insurance seminars between August 24 and December 9, 2009.
  • Each seminar will consist of an approximately 100- minute audio presentation linked to a PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period with FDIC deposit insurance coverage subject matter experts.
  • The FDIC has scheduled the seminars on different days of the week and at different times to allow scheduling flexibility for participants.
  • Bank officers and employees may participate in any of the six seminars.
  • Advance registration is required for each seminar. Instructions for registering are provided on pages 2 and 3 of this Financial Institution Letter.
  • PowerPoint slides are an integral part of the seminar presentation. Participants are strongly encouraged to have a copy of the slides with them during the FDIC staff presentation.
  • Instructions on accessing the PowerPoint presentation - in both PowerPoint and Acrobat Reader (PDF) formats - are provided on page 3.

Continuation of FIL-46-2009

Distribution:
FDIC-Insured Financial Institutions

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Head of Deposit and Branch Operations
Chief Compliance Officer
Training Officer
Branch Managers

Related Topics:
FDIC Deposit Insurance Regulations 12.C.F.R. 330

Contact:
FDIC Call Center at 1-877-275-3342 or
Vonda Bailey, Consumer Affairs Specialist, at
Vbailey@FDIC.gov or (202) 898-3714

Printable Format:
FIL-46-2009 - PDF (PDF Help)

Note:
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Financial Institution Letters
FIL-46-2009
August 10, 2009

Deposit Insurance Coverage
Nationwide Seminars for Bank Officers and Employees

The FDIC is offering six free seminars on deposit insurance coverage between August 24 and December 9, 2009. The seminars are open to employees and officers of all FDIC-insured banks and savings associations. Each seminar will begin with an approximately 100-minute audio presentation linked to a PowerPoint presentation that can be downloaded from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov. A question-and-answer period with FDIC deposit insurance coverage subject matter experts will follow. The seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the FDIC's deposit insurance rules, including important changes enacted in 2008 and in 2009. The seminar is ideal for bank employees who open deposit account products for their customers as well as employees who discuss deposit insurance coverage with their customers.

How to Register for Deposit Insurance Seminars

Seminar participants must register at least two business days before the event by following these procedures:

1. Go to
https://www.mymeetings.com/emeet/rsvp/index.jsp?customHeader=mymeetings&Conferenc e_ID.

2. Enter the conference number for the specific seminar.

Date
(2009)
Starting Time
Banker Seminar (Eastern)
Conference Number
Aug. 241:00 pm4488720
Sept. 172:00 pm4488725
Oct. 911:00 am4488677
Oct. 2312:00 noon4488730
Nov. 181:00 pm4488735
Dec. 92:00 pm4488739

3. Enter 5893998 for the pass code.
4. Leave the PIN number blank.
5. Click on the "Proceed" button.
6. On the next page, provide name and e-mail address, then click the "Proceed" button. No additional information is needed.

At the conclusion of this process, the participant should receive an RSVP e-mail confirmation, along with the PIN that is required to join the teleconference on the date selected. If a confirmation is not received, the participant should recheck the e-mail address provided and repeat the registration process.

Accessing the PowerPoint Presentation

The PowerPoint slide presentation for this seminar is available on the FDIC's Web site. Participants are strongly encouraged to have a copy of the PowerPoint slides with them during the FDIC staff presentation. To obtain a copy of the presentation, click on one of the following links:

PowerPoint format:
What You Need To Know To Calculate Deposit Insurance Coverage - PPT 500KB (PPT Help)

PDF format:
What You Need To Know To Calculate Deposit Insurance Coverage - PDF 545KB (PDF Help)

At the conclusion of the 100-minute presentation, questions on deposit insurance will be answered by a team of deposit insurance coverage subject matter experts.

We believe these seminars provide a unique opportunity for bank employees to receive training about federal deposit insurance coverage from FDIC subject matter experts. We look forward to your institution's participation.

Questions about all aspects of the FDIC deposit insurance seminars, including registration procedures and problems accessing FDIC Seminar on Deposit Insurance Coverage for Bankers from the FDIC website, should be directed to the FDIC Call Center at 1-877-275-3342.

Sandra L. Thompson
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection



Last Updated 9/21/2009 communications@fdic.gov