The Federal Reserve provides a number of programs and publications for senior officials and directors of state member banks, bank holding companies, and savings and loan holding companies, as well as financial industry staff, regulators, and the public. The Federal Reserve also has extensive training programs for its own staff and those of state banking regulatory agencies.

Ask the Fed® is a program for senior officials of state member banks, bank holding companies, savings and loan holding companies, and state bankers' associations. The program addresses new or important regulatory issues or supervisory guidance. Time is provided for participants to ask questions on the material presented.

Bank Director's Desktop is a series of resources that allow bank directors to quickly develop an understanding of their role in performing their bank oversight responsibilities.

Community Banking Connections® is a publication designed to clarify key supervisory guidance; highlight new regulations; provide perspectives from bank examiners and Federal Reserve staff; and address challenges and concerns facing community banks and provide resources to assist them.

Consumer Compliance Outlook® is a quarterly publication dedicated to consumer compliance issues.

FedLinks® is a single-topic bulletin prepared specifically for community banks. Each bulletin provides an overview of a key supervisory topic, explains how supervisory staff typically addresses that topic, highlights related policies and guidance, if applicable, and discusses examination expectations, as appropriate, at community banks.

Outlook Live is a webinar series that digs deeper into consumer compliance topics of interest.

The Federal Reserve System’s training program for assistant examiners is set forth in the Examiner Commissioning Program.

The Federal Reserve offers training and technical assistance for supervisors and staff of other central banks, as well as for bank supervisory authorities.

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Last Update: March 10, 2017