Call the Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Division of Financial Institution Supervision and Credit (FISC) invites banking industry directors, officers, staff, consultants, regulators, and other interested parties to join us for periodic audio conferences that focus on critical issues affecting 12th District financial institutions.

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If you have questions concerning this program, contact Marshall Eckblad at 312-322-6808.

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

Federal Reserve System staff discusses safety and soundness topics of broader applicability on the Federal Reserve’s Ask the Fed series and discusses consumer compliance topics on Outlook Live.


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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.


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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.