CRA for Bankers - Ft Lauderdale, FL

Jan 28, 2020 09:00am -
Jan 29, 2020 05:00pm
Consolidated Credit Solution

Event Description

NCRC'S CRA for Bankers Training - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

January 28-29, 2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesdayday, January 29, 2020 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Refreshments and Food will be provided.

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 Nov 13, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Nov 14, 2019 and ends on Jan 24, 2020.
Late registration starts on Jan 25, 2020.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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 Registration Fee
Member Fee: $500.00$500.00$500.00
Non-Member Fee: $500.00$500.00$500.00