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Directors' College Program - San Francisco Region

San Francisco Region Community Bankers Workshop:
Corporate Vigilance – Balancing Priorities


The FDIC San Francisco Region is pleased to announce the continuation of Community Bankers Workshops.  The Region’s Divisions of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) and Risk Management (RMS) are joining forces this year to provide a one-day workshop entitled Corporate Vigilance – Balancing Priorities.

The Workshop is interactive and intended to further the FDIC’s dialogue with the industry.  The Workshop will include discussion and tabletop exercises for various topics, including Corporate Governance, Consumer Protection/Compliance Management, Information Technology, and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering.

Target Audience

Directors, senior officers, compliance officers, risk officers, auditors, chief technology officers, and other employees involved in compliance, information technology, or the Bank Secrecy Act.

Agenda Summary

Sessions begin at approximately 8:30am

  • Registration/Opening Comments
  • Corporate Governance
  • Lunch/Economics Presentation
  • Breakout Sessions (participants choose one):
    • Consumer Protection/Compliance Management Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering

Sessions end at approximately 3:30pm

For a copy of the days full agenda click here

Outline of Workshop Topics

Large Group Sessions

This portion of the program is geared toward bank directors, but would also be of great value to senior management and other managers.

Corporate Governance - a joint presentation by DCP and RMS:

  • How directors can build a strong framework of corporate governance
  • Lessons learned from the most recent financial crisis
  • Balancing stakeholder interests
  • Strategic planning
  • Corporate governance regulations
  • Hands on table top exercise

Economic Presentation - An economic specialist will highlight aspects of the economy tailored to your specific area/state.  Walk away with valuable insight into your market area, and the resources to continue your research.

Breakout Sessions
You will select from one of the following three breakout sessions for the afternoon portion of the program.  This segment of the agenda is geared toward management and line personnel, but would also be of great value to directors, especially those with applicable committee responsibilities.

A. Consumer Protection/Compliance Management Systems

  • How examiners assess a bank’s risk profile
  • Developing a risk assessment for your institution
  • Risk factors identified during recent examinations
  • CMS considerations
  • How examiners determine the scope of an examination using a bank’s risk profile
  • Hands on table top exercises

B. Information Technology

  • Emerging threats overview
  • Common IT examination issues
  • GLBA Information Security Program, including risk assessment and patch management
  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile banking
  • Hands on table top exercise

C. Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering

  • The risk-based approach to AML, including risk assessments
  • Common examination findings resulting in enforcement actions
  • Customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence
  • Emerging issues
  • Hands on table top exercise

Location and Dates

You are welcome attend any of the sessions throughout the region, not just the session in your immediate area. Please coordinate with your respective trade association to register and to receive details regarding location dates and venues.

We look forward to seeing you at one of the sessions.


You must register through your trade association to participate in the Workshop. Please use the links provided here to register. Space may be limited, so please register early.

Community Bankers Workshop Developers

For additional information you may contact Supervisory Examiner Ed Perkis at or via telephone at (949) 351-1361 or Senior Review Examiner Heather Gilliams at or via telephone at (415) 808-8110.