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Boston Area Office: New England Directors and Trustees College Program
2012 Breakout Module Summaries

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Managing Interest Rate Risk in Today’s Environment
This session will discuss the importance of interest rate risk (IRR) management strategies and practices in today’s challenging interest rate environment.  The session will touch on an overview of IRR management techniques and Board responsibilities.  Directors will have an opportunity to participate in a group case study on evaluating IRR strategies and approaches.  This session will conclude with a need-to-know overview of recent regulatory guidance on IRR
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Monitoring Your Problem Loan Portfolio
This session will focus on the elements of effective internal risk rating and reporting systems, watch lists, and workout strategies.  Participants will have an opportunity to interact through case studies and workout scenarios aimed at better understanding the challenges of achieving successful resolution in his troubled economy.
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Information Technology
This session will provide an overview of the information technology examination process as well as common examination findings. Directors’ roles and responsibilities in information technology will be discussed.  The session will also provide insight to emerging technology trends such as mobile banking, vendor hosted board packets, and personal tablets (e.g., iPads).
Presentation Materials - PDF (5.1mb)

Community Banking
This session will provide an opportunity for participants to hear about the FDIC’s perspective on community banking and to dialogue on broad-based themes.  Learn what initiatives are planned for 2012 and how the financial crisis has impacted community banks.  Recent exam trends and current issues facing community banks will be discussed.
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Guidance for New Directors
This session will focus on fundamental board governance issues and is designed for Directors with up to five years experience.  In addition to discussing participant questions, the session will cover Directors’ roles and responsibilities, insider rules, and effective ways to monitor bank performance.
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Compliance Management System: Ensure your Bank meets Regulatory Standards
This session will provide an excellent understanding of what the consumer protection examiners look at to arrive at your Compliance Management System (CMS) rating.  Directors will be provided with an overview, expectations, and best practices regarding the CMS elements: Board and Management Oversight; Compliance Program (including policies and procedures; monitoring; training; and complaint resolution); and Compliance Audit.  Real world examples will be used to apply the CMS standards.
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