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Third Annual Large Bank Directors Conference

October 10–11, 2018 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

This conference was for independent directors at firms with assets above $50 billion that are not designated as among the most systemically important or as insurance savings and loan holding companies. Directors had an opportunity to network and discuss current hot topics with their peers and with senior Federal Reserve System supervisors. Specific topics on the agenda include recent and expected industry changes, business technology risk, cyber security, fintech, and consumer compliance, along with updates on the proposed new large banking organization rating system and related guidance.


  • Wednesday–Thursday, October 10–11, 2018


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201
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Agenda—Subject to Change

October 10, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks  

10:30 a.m.

Federal Reserve Structure and Supervisory Processes
This session will provide a look at how large bank supervision fits in at the Federal Reserve, the roles of Reserve Bank and Board Staff, the role of the Large and Foreign Banking Organization Management Group, and the use of horizontal and coordinated reviews. This will also cover leveraging and working with other agencies.

11:00 a.m.

Federal Reserve Strategic Planning Considerations and Changes
This session will look at some Federal Reserve enhancements through strategic planning, including initiatives and actions to improve supervision and efficiency.

11:30 a.m


11:45 a.m.

Lunch with Mike Gibson – Current Issues and Recent and Expected Changes
As the luncheon speaker, Director Gibson will include comments on, tailoring and on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

1:00 p.m.

Risk Identification – A Portfolio Perspective
This session will describe a framework for identifying and monitoring key risks in  this portfolio, providing examples of key metrics and top risk items.

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions – Risks and Issues
This session will be for directors to share concerns regarding risks and issues facing the industry as well as for networking and general discussions.

2:30 p.m.

Break to Regroup in Main Auditorium

2:45 p.m.

Debrief of Breakout Session Takeaways

3:15 p.m.

Consumer Compliance
This session provides insight into current topics related to consumer compliance, including around the Community Reinvestment Act; Fair Lending; and Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices.

4:00 p.m.


4:15 p.m.

Horizontal Liquidity Review
This session will cover how the horizontal liquidity review words and fits in with supervision of this protfolio as well as some practices noted in the 2018 review.

4:45 p.m.

Evening Networking Reception

6:15 p.m.

Reception Ends  

October 11, 2018

8:15 a.m.

Breakfast and Networking

8:45 a.m..

Welcome and Day One Recap

9:00 a.m.

LFI Rating, Board Effectiveness, Effective Senior Management and Management of Business Lines, and Independent Risk Management and Controls
This session will cover the proposed rating system and related guidance.

9:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions – New LFI Rating and Board Effectiveness Guidance
This session will provide an opportunity for directors to share thoughts and have follow-up discussions regarding these topics.

10:45 a.m.

Break to Regroup in Main Auditorium

11:00 a.m.

Debrief with Additional Follow-up Discussion on New Questions/Issues

11:45 a.m.


12:00 p.m.

Lunch with Table Discussions

1:00 p.m.

Panel – Business Technology Risk, Cybersecurity, and FinTech
This session begins with a look at technology risk from a broader perspective and then at Cybersecurity and FinTech.

2:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

2:30 p.m.


Event Contact
  • Bob Coberly
    Vice President, Banking Supervision
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

  • Agenda