Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Workshops in Pittsburgh

Sep 03, 2013, 10:42 ET from Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Pittsburgh, Penn., at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, Oct. 16-17, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations.

The "Compliance Risk: What Directors Need to Know" and "Credit Risk: A Director's Focus" workshops are designed exclusively for directors of institutions supervised by the OCC.  The compliance risk workshop focuses on major compliance risks and consumer protection regulations, as well as critical elements of an effective compliance risk management program.  The credit risk workshop focuses on the loan portfolio and the roles of the board and management, as well as current industry trends and news.  Both workshops are taught by seasoned OCC supervision staff.  

The fee is $99 for each workshop.  Participants receive a pre-workshop reading package, course materials, and assorted supervisory publications.  Each workshop is limited to the first 35 registrants.

These workshops are among 37 being offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of community bank directors.  For information, including a complete list of available workshops, or to register for a workshop, visit or call (240) 485-1700.

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") charters and oversees a nationwide system of national banks and federal savings associations and assures that these banking institutions are safe and sound, competitive, and capable of serving the banking needs of their customers in the best possible manner. OCC press releases and other information are available at  To receive OCC press releases and issuances by e-mail, subscribe at

SOURCE Office of the Comptroller of the Currency