Education Seminar

2015 A Day With the Regulators
With new rules and guidance from financial regulators continuing to evolve, A Day with the Regulators gives bankers an opportunity to meet face-to-face in an informal setting with their regulators and examiners.

Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek Hotel

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

For 2015, CBA plans to include representatives from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

“A Day with the Regulators” will cover ongoing and emerging compliance and examination issues, provide updates on the changes, and keep bankers in tune with regulators’ views, recent examination findings, and compliance trends. This event is also an opportunity for compliance managers, and others whose roles directly affect effective compliance, to network, share issues, and compare best practices.

Program Objectives

Examiners will discuss their approaches to examinations and to compliance in the current environment, and look at the implications of ongoing changes to well-established regulations to help bank officers in 2015 and beyond.


8:15am – CBA Introductions

8:30am – The State of Compliance for 2015 (Erica Torres, Wolf & Company)

9:00am – 2015 Agency Compliance Priorities (Lead by the CFPB, FDIC, FRB, and the OCC)

10:00am – Networking Break

10:15am – Compliance Risk Management (Lead by the FDIC and the FRB)

  • New Products / Services
  • New Regulations
  • Risk Assessment Process

11:15am – New Mortgages Rules (Lead by the CFPB)

  • RESPA/TILA: Preparing for August, 2015
  • Emerging trends and hot topics

12:15pm – Lunch

1:15pm – Sponsor Presentation (Joe Romanello, National Sales Manager, WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management)

1:30pm – Fair Lending Update (Lead by the OCC)

  • Risk Assessment
  • Key Aspects

2:30pm – Networking Break

2:45pm – CRA – Performance Considerations (Lead by the FDIC and the FRB)

  • How Community Development Activities affect your CRA rating
  • Documentation of Community Development Activities
  • Evaluate your bank’s Community Development Activities

3:30pm – Meet the Examiners (FDIC, FRB, OCC, with CFPB participation)

  • Emerging Issues in 2015 (Q&A Session)

4:20pm – Final Thoughts (Erica Torres, Wolf & Company)

4:30pm – Adjourn


  • Compliance officers and managers
  • Credit officers
  • Risk managers
  • Operations managers
  • Branch managers
  • Internal auditors
  • Bank counsel
  • Senior bank managers

Scheduled Speakers

Erica M. Torres, Regulatory Compliance Manager, Wolf & Company, P.C. will facilitate this seminar.

Speakers from the FDIC, FRB-San Francisco, OCC and CFPB will to take part in short presentations, panels and Q&A sessions.  

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

  • Kristen Emmons, Associate Examiner, Consumer Compliance Examinations
  • Eugene Kim, Bank Examiner
  • Jason Lew, Compliance Risk Coordinator, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation
  • Art Zaino, Senior Compliance Manager

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

  • Kevin Burnett, Financial Institution Examiner, Sacramento Office
  • Victor Fong, Compliance Examiner, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, San Francisco Office
  • Liz Gonzales, Field Supervisor, Division of Consumer Protection, Southern California Compliance Territory
  • Jeff Jacobs, Field Supervisor, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, San Francisco Office
  • Karen Kopczak, Compliance Examiner, Orange County Office
  • Terry Meyers, Supervisory Examiner, Orange County Office
  • Brian McCarthy, Senior Compliance Examiner, Orange County Office
  • Rheanna Rodriguez, Financial Institution Examiner, Los Angeles North Field Office

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

  • Lawrence Carter, Assistant Deputy Comptroller, Santa Ana Field Office
  • Ryan Wakatsuki, Compliance Examiner

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Laura Fiene, Assistant Regional Director, West Region
  • David Twichell, Assistant Regional Director, West Region
  • Mary Santandrea, Field Manager
  • Paul Hutson, Field Manager

Registration Information

Registration Fees

Early-Bird Registration
CBA Member: $395
Non-Member: $595

Regular Registration 
CBA Member: $495
Non-Member: $695

Group Discount
Register three or more at one time and receive a discount of $50 off each registration.

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by March 27, 2015, and 50 percent if by April 3. No refunds will be provided after April 3. Registrations made on or after April 3 are not subject to refund.

If you are not completely satisfied with this program, please contact Corbett Cutts, VP, director of education at (916) 438-4428.

Location Information

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Northern California

Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek Hotel

2805 Jones Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 938-8700

CBA has arranged a special rate of $189 per night.  Please call (925) 938-8700 or click here to reserve by March 27, 2015.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Southern California

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-1234

Credit Information

Program Level: Update for all levels

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None

Method of Presentation: Group – Live (Lecture, Discussion, and Table Exercises)

Recommended CPE Credits: 7.0 Hours Maximum
(Estimated 2.0 Accounting, and 5.0 Specialized Knowledge and Applications)
Sponsored learning activities are measured by program length, with one 50-minute period equal to one CPE credit.  One-half CPE credit increments (equal to 25 minutes) are permitted after the first credit has been earned in a given learning activity.  Please note that not all state boards have adopted this rule.  Some participants may not be able to use one-half credit increments.


Are Institute of Certified Bankers continuing professional education credits offered for this program?

Yes.  In addition to the NASBA CPE credits, the Institute of Certified Bankers is certifying this program for credits toward their CRCM designation. Visit for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 7.0 hours CRCM

Is there group pricing?

Yes, for three or more registrants there is a discount of $50 of each registration. Please contact Corbett Cutts at (916) 438-4428 for more details.