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International Training & Assistance (ITA)
for Bank Supervisors

Payment Systems Risk ConferenceFederal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Courses

Type of Participant Targeted

The Payment Systems Risk Conference is intended for commissioned or equivalent tenured field examiners who need a better understanding of the risks associated with payment systems.



Course Overview

The Payment Systems Risk Conference offers an overview of wholesale and retail payment systems and identifies associated risks. The conference provides examiners with knowledge that may be incorporated into the supervisory process. The conference also includes insight into emerging payment processes and technology and their impact on the financial industry. Topics vary from year to year and are selected based on the feedback from prior participants, regulatory changes, and suggestions from an interagency subject matter expert development group.

Course Objectives

After attending this 3-1/2-day conference, participants will be able to

  • Identify current and emerging risks to payment systems and the impact on the financial industry
  • Apply regulatory guidance and industry standards on the assessment and management of retail and wholesale payment systems risk to the supervisory process

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Last update: February 7, 2014