Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Call the Fed

Call the Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Division of Banking Supervision & Regulation (BS&R) invites banking industry directors, officers, staff, consultants, regulators, and other interested parties to join us for a series of audio conferences. These events, which are held two to four times annually, cover topics of current interest to the financial services industry and its supervisors. As of mid-2009, consumer compliance topics are discussed through Outlook Live, the Federal Reserve System’s audio conference series on consumer compliance issues.

If you have questions concerning this program, contact Chris Sigur at 415-974-2895.

To participate in an upcoming Call the Fed webinar, click on the URL in the announcement and follow the registration instructions carefully. There is no charge to participate.


BSA/AML Risk in the 12th Federal Reserve District

December 15, 2014

This presentation will identify emerging BSA/AML risks, discuss common deficiencies examiners identify, and review some characteristics of effective programs.


Managing Interest Rate Risk in a Rising Rate Environment

December 5, 2013

Will bankers be prepared when interest rates rise from their current low levels? This Call the Fed webcast will discuss what bank management should be doing to ensure that interest rate risk is appropriately managed and controlled.

The U.S. Economy and 12th District Banking: Conditions and Outlook

September 24, 2013

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Call the Fed webcast on September 24, 2013, two of the Bank’s experts on the economy and banking provided an update on the conditions and outlook for the U.S. economy and for banks in the 12th District.

Organized Cyber Crime and Bank Account Takeovers

March 14, 2013

Account takeover fraud remains a tough challenge for financial institutions. Armed with new tools and techniques, cyber-criminals continue to evolve their attacks against financial institutions’ customers and employees.


The U.S. Economy and 12th District Banking: Conditions and Outlook

November 20, 2012

Gary Zimmerman, Senior Economist, and Gary Palmer, Senior Manager of Risk Analytics, examine recent trends and the continued headwinds in the U.S. economy, the job and housing markets, stock market performance and other indicators of financial conditions.

Commercial and Industrial Lending: Pitfalls and Risk Mitigants

September 13, 2012

As the economy continues its modest recovery, some community bankers are looking to expand their commercial and industrial, or C&I, lending as a potential source of growth. We have seen C&I lending grow significantly over the last 5 years.