Risk and Safety & Soundness

Overview

2021 Risk and Safety & Soundness Workshop
Virtual Workshop

2020 brought new types of risks to the banking industry, that will continue to challenge banks in 2021 and beyond. Sessions offered will include strategies for:

* Strengthening the bank’s overall risk governance program, including monitoring and reporting

* Combating new operational risks, including cyber attacks, resulting from increased remote workforces

* Responding to emerging threats and safeguarding the bank’s reputation

* Preparing for safety and soundness exams

Register today and join us virtually on Thursday, March 11 as we host the 2021 Risk and Safety & Soundness Workshop.

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Agenda

Agenda

*All times listed below are in PST

Thursday, March 11
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM                                    Risk Assessments:
Making the Most of Your FI’s Secret Weapon


Paul Viancourt, MS, CRCM, CAMS, CFE, CIA
Vice President, Solutions Architect

Ncontracts, LLC
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MITRE ATT&CK – Combining APTs, TTPs, & GRC
to Build Realistic Security Programs


William Nowik
Principal & Chief Information Security Officer
Wolf & Company PC
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Higher Stakes of Post-COVID Risk Governance

Bill Bojan
Director
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Joshua Juergensen
Principal

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Understanding the FDIC’s Updated Brokered Deposit Rules

Tom Nelson
EVP, Chief Investment Officer, Management
Reich & Tang Deposit Solutions
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Safety and Soundness Examination Focus
Given COVID-19, PPP and CRE Concerns


Elizabeth K. Madlem
VP of Compliance Operations & Deputy General Counsel

Compliance Alliance
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Vendor Due Diligence &
Electronic Security Equipment Lifecycle Roadmap


Steve Ryker
VP of Compliance & Risk
Cook Security Group
4:00 PM Workshop Concludes
Speakers

Paul Viancourt, MS, CRCM, CAMS, CFE, CIA
Vice President, Solutions Architect
Ncontracts, LLC

Paul Viancourt focuses on assisting financial institutions in quantifying their risk profile and mitigating the associated risks. He has 20 years of banking experience, with diverse specialties including regulatory compliance, BSA, fraud, audit, enterprise risk management, and information security. Mr. Viancourt has worked in institutions ranging in size from $100 million to over $40 billion in assets, thus understanding the unique challenges that the size of an organization with regard to risk and compliance.

Speakers

Bill Bojan
Director
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Bill is a Director with CliftonLarsonAllen’s Governance Advisory & Business Risk Services group and has 30 years of experience serving primarily the financial institutions, health care, financial institutions, and non-profit industries, both in the private sector and in an advisory capacity. In the private sector, Bill has served as a Chief Risk Officer, Chief Ethics Officer, and General Auditor for a Fortune 30 health care company, and as a board member, board chair, and governance committee chair for several large nonprofit organizations.

Speakers

Joshua Juergensen
Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Joshua is a Principal at CLA and devotes 100 percent of his time serving financial institutions with varying levels of complexity, with asset sizes ranging from $25 million to over $5 billion. He focuses on certified audits, internal audits, loan file reviews, directors’ examinations, and other consulting services for community banks.

Speakers

Tom Nelson
EVP, Chief Investment Officer, Management
Reich & Tang Deposit Solutions

Tom Nelson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Reich & Tang. He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s FDIC insured programs, sales growth strategy, and product development initiatives. Mr. Nelson is a frequent industry speaker throughout the bank, trust, and brokerage spaces discussing the impact of regulatory changes in the short-term markets, bank funding, and FDIC insured investment strategies from a growth and profitability perspective.

Speakers

Elizabeth K. Madlem
VP of Compliance Operations & Deputy General Counsel
Compliance Alliance

Elizabeth is the Vice President of Compliance Operations and Deputy General Counsel at Compliance Alliance. In the past, she served as both the Operations Compliance Manager and Enterprise Risk Manager for Washington Federal Bank, a $16 billion dollar organization headquartered in Seattle, WA. She has industry expertise and real-world solutions surrounding bank-enterprise initiatives and knowledge of contract law and bank regulatory compliance. 

Speakers

Steve Ryker
VP of Compliance & Risk
Cook Security Group

Steve Ryker is the Vice President of Compliance and Risk at Cook Security Group (CSG) in Portland, Oregon and is a 34-year veteran of financial institution security. Steve joined Cook Security Group after 20 years in Wells Fargo Bank Corporate Security, retiring with the title of Senior Vice President and Security Director. Steve’s experience includes security technology, cyber security program development, incident response, critical incident communications, executive protection, workplace violence response and prevention, contact center management, and policy development.

Sessions

Risk Assessments: Making the Most of Your FI’s Secret Weapon

As a risk management professional, you don’t just identify and assess risk. You’re also a savvy change agent who leverages the results of those assessments to share insights that shape strategic decisions and objectives. Make sure you’re getting the most out of those risk assessments and maximizing your value to the team by attending this session where we’ll show you how to “right-size” your risk assessments.

Working off two real-life case studies, you’ll come away with takeaways like:

Sessions

MITRE ATT&CK – Combining APTs, TTPs, & GRC to Build Realistic Security Programs

Understanding the common tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that advanced persistent threats (APTs) use against us is critical to our cybersecurity defense. To help defend against APTs, MITRE created the Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) Matrix. MITRE ATT&CK can be used in several ways to assist security operations, threat intelligence and security architecture. In this sessions attendees will learn about how MITRE ATT&CK can be used to sure up your cyber defenses.

Specifically, we will:

Sessions

The Higher Stakes of Post-COVID Risk Governance

This session will discuss the importance of strong governance in successfully and safely navigating today’s banking industry. This requires good alignment and transparency between the board, management, and the monitoring disciplines of the bank. Sufficient connection and alignment must be maintained across governance, strategy, risk management, operations, ethical culture, and performance to address today’s complexities and the reality of your bank’s risk landscape changing quickly and frequently:

Sessions

Understanding the FDIC’s Updated Brokered Deposit Rules

We will review and explain the recent changes to the FDIC’s brokered deposit rules. In an effort to modernize and accommodate fintech partnerships, the final rule establishes a new framework for designating an entity as a “deposit broker”. The final rule narrows the definition of “deposit broker.” It also designates certain business relationships and services that meet the rule’s “primary purpose exemption,” and does not require an application to the FDIC.

These designated exemptions include:

Pricing

Pricing

Pricing below is per person. Please contact us at registrations@westernbankers.com to inquire about group discounts.

Pricing For Price
WBA Bank Member $495
Bank Non-member $795

Registration fees less a $75 processing fee per registrant will be refunded if cancellation is received by February 25, 2021. No refund if cancellations are received after February 25, 2021. Substitutions welcomed.

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