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Compliance Training Program

Introduction to Fair Lending School

Program Overview

Introduction to Fair Lending School addresses:

The course consists of lessons, group exercises, and a case study meant to prepare a pre-commissioned examiner to conduct an effective and efficient small bank fair lending review and write a FLSC memorandum.

Key Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


This school is a one-week course.

Instructional Format

Pre-course assignment, facilitated classroom discussion/lectures, small group activities, and in-class case study.



Target Audience

This course is designed for pre-commissioned compliance examiners who generally have 6-10 months of experience in compliance examinations.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.


This course is for pre-commissioned Compliance Examiners who have:

Pre-Course Assignment

Prior to IFLS, a participant must:

The pre-course assignment is generally due two weeks (11 business days) prior to the start of the session. The pre-course email sent approximately eight weeks prior to the start will specify the exact date for your session.

Official Time

The Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) allows an FDIC participant 24 hours of official time to complete the pre-course assignment.

Special Requirements

Participants are required to bring a laptop and their official ID.

Course Feedback

The participant Summary Evaluation Form (SEF), sent approximately thirty days after the conclusion of the school, will summarize course performance and will include either a "Satisfactory" or "Needs Improvement"overall rating.


Continuing Education Unit (CEU): 3.3
Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPE): 39.0

More Information

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

IACET logoThe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) ( The FDIC complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, the FDIC is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Anne Gruber at (703) 516-5424 or Sonya Staples at (703) 516-5870.