CRA For Bankers Training - November

Nov 14, 2019 09:00am -
Nov 14, 2019 05:00pm
NCRC - 740 15th St NW 3rd Floor Theater Room

Event Description

NCRC'S CRA for Bankers Training

November 14 - 15, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Description:

The CRA for Bankers Training is designed to assist bankers with understanding how Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exams are evaluated and how to invest effectively and safely in low to moderate income people and communities.  The course is taught by Stephen Cross, veteran OCC and FDIC CRA regulator turned financial institution advisor, as well as, CRA Community Development expert Josh Silver.  Stephen Cross has over 34 years of executive level regulatory and advisory experience and specializes in assisting financial institutions with monitoring and resolving issues related to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).  Josh Silver has over 25 years’ experience in the housing, community development, and fair lending policy development.  In this course participants will learn how regulators evaluate and score CRA activities and investments, as well as, how to work well with communities and municipalities to safely meet CRA obligations using local planning coalitions and tools.


I.      CRA history and purpose

II.    CRA Exams: Large banks, intermediate banks, small banks, limited purpose

III.  CRA Exams and Regulations: Strategic plans, community development loans and investments

IV.  CRA Exam Lending Tests

V.   CRA Exam Investment Tests

VI.  CRA Exam Service Tests

VII.  Presentation of Local Community Development Project funded by CRA

VIII.  Identifying and engaging in your community’s needs assessment and planning process

IX.  Using AFFH Mapping Tool data to develop community development projects

X.  How to develop public and private partnerships to maximize the leveraging of community development investment funds

XI.   Bank Mergers: Trends, generic procedures, and community benefit standards

XII.   Bank Mergers: Community benefits agreements, internal planning, demographics, and peer benchmarks

XIII.  CRA Reform: Assessment areas, inflation, one ratio, consumer loans, and discussion of ideas

XIV.    Conclusion: Addressing local needs and with safe and sound CRA solutions

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Event Type:Instructor-led Training
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Sep 02, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Sep 03, 2019 and ends on Sep 06, 2019.
Late registration starts on Sep 07, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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