The FDIC is offering a free telephone seminar on several accounting issues of current interest to bankers. The seminar will be held at 2:00 p.m. EDT on September 24, 2008, and run approximately two hours. It will consist of a one-hour presentation by Chief Accountant Robert Storch followed by a question-and-answer period. The Q&A session is expected to last approximately one hour. Topics to be covered include allowances for loan and lease losses, troubled debt restructurings, other real estate owned, impairment of securities, and transfers of financial assets. The seminar is available to employees of all FDIC-supervised banks.
How to Register for the Current Accounting Issues Telephone Seminar
Participants must register for the seminar at least two business days before the September 24, 2008, event by following these procedures:
- Click on www.mymeetings.com/rsvp.
- Enter "6816809" for the conference identification number.
- Enter "2648761" 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 e-mail confirmation with the PIN needed to join the telephone seminar on September 24, 2008. If you do not receive a confirmation, check your e-mail address and repeat the registration process.
Accessing the PowerPoint Slide 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 Chief Accountant's presentation. To obtain a copy of the presentation, click on one of the following links:
Current Accounting Issues Seminar - PowerPoint (PPT Help)
Current Accounting Issues Seminar - PDF (PDF Help)
We look forward to your institution's participation in this telephone seminar. Questions about the seminar, including registration procedures or problems accessing the PowerPoint slides, should be directed to the FDIC Call Center at 1-877-275-3342.