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OCC's Curry Addresses ABA Risk Management Forum

February 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 -- The American Bankers Association issued the following news release:

Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry will address the most critical risks facing bankers today at the 2014 ABA Risk Management Forum, April 9-11 in Orlando, Fla. The forum will provide attendees with the tools needed to build a stronger and more effective enterprise risk management program including operational, cyber security, physical security and regulatory and risks.

During this three-day program, bankers will hear from leading experts on issues ranging from operational risk to cyber attacks.

In addition to a keynote address by Comptroller Curry, attendees will hear from agency regulators and examiners about regulatory expectations for strong risk management programs. Other education sessions will feature topics including:

- Payments and the Art of Risk Management in 2014;

- Protecting Your Customers from Cross Channel Fraud;

- Putting Stress Tests to Practical Use;

- Top Compliance Risk Issues that Should Be on Every Risk Manager's Radar Screen; and

- Managing Interest Rate Risk.

This year the conference will kick-off with three "deep dive" sessions giving attendees the opportunity to delve into third party and operational risk:

- Deep Dive #1: Life Cycle of Third Party Risk Management;

- Deep Dive #2: Getting to "Strong" in Risk Management; and

- Deep Dive #3: New and Emerging Issues in Managing Operational Risk.

Registration for the conference is $1,290 for ABA members, $1,690 for non-members. The program is under review for Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager credits, Certified Financial Services Security Professional credits, and Certified Securities Operations Specialist credits from the Institute for Certified Bankers.

For more information, please call ABA at 1-800-BANKERS or register online at

NOTE TO REPORTERS: Complimentary registration is available for qualified members of the press. For press credentials, contact Sarah Grano, ABA Public Relations, (202) 663-5470 or

[Category: Banking]

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