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XV Financial Institutions Annual Forum

1718-595 05/18/2018
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XV Financial Institutions Annual Forum

Presented by:
Financial Institutions Committee

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Don't miss the opportunity of listening to representatives of 2 Big entities: the FED and FDIC!

Regulatory entities will share the regulatory perspectives on current challenges affecting the industry in Puerto Rico. Technology experts will present a look at innovations and tools which provide a more secure environment as well as faster data access.

Topic to be discussed:

  • Fintech: New technology and innovations to improve financial services.

Ms. Mariel Arraiza, Senior VP, Innovation, Technology & Operations Group, Popular, Inc.

  • Artificial Intelligence: Simplifying the complexity… beyond the data. Are you up to speed? A must for every organization to consider in data analysis, process automation, and decision making strategies.

Mr. Carlos Meléndez, Chief Operating Officer, Wovenware

  • FDIC Regulatory Updates: The FDIC’s regulatory perspective surrounding the current and future state of financial institutions in Puerto Rico. Strategic key elements to foster greater ability, strength, and resilience in the local industry to continue navigating difficult times ahead. Discussion of core areas subject to examination include asset quality, collaterals, funding, liquidity, and concentration risks. In addition, remarks on current and future legislative projects in Washington D.C. that will impact the financial services industry.

Mr. Kevin Glueckert, FDIC Field Supervisor of our San Juan Field Office

  • Commissioner of Financial Institutions in Puerto Rico (OCIF): Bitcoin and certain guidelines from OCIF. In addition, an overview of new financial institutions in Puerto Rico (Its products and services)? And updates from OCIF’s current projects and areas of focus.

Mr. George Joyner, Commissioner, Commissioner of Financial Institutions Office

  • Federal Reserve Bank (FED):

a. Lessons learned from Harvey, Sandy, and Katrina in core areas such as Credit, Operations, Liquidity and Deposits… What can we learn from other jurisdictions? A regulatory perspective

b. CECL up-date, a regulatory perspective

Ms. Wilma Sabado, Senior Bank Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank of NY

  • New Labor Reform: Its opportunities and challenges for the Financial Services Industry.

Ms. Katherine González Valentín, Chair of Labor and Employment Department, Ferraiuoli, LLC

Moderator: José H. Santiago Ortolaza, CPA, President, Financial Institutions Committee

Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

  1. Describe innovations and technology geared to improve financial services.
  2. Explain new regulatory issues both from the FED's and FDIC's perspective.
  3. Explain how Puerto Rico's 2017 Labor Reform affects financial institutions.

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live.

P. R. Field of Study: General

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge on the structure and operation of financial institutions and their environment.

Advance Preparation: None

Level: Update

Date: May 18, 2018

Registration: 7:30am - 8:45am                          Forum: 8:45am - 5:15pm

Place: InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino

Materials: This course will be paperless and the materials will be distributed electronically.  Once you enroll in the course you can access and download them through "Mi Perfil", on the Colegio’s website, within the 12 working hours prior to the start of the course, until midnight of the course’s date. Electronic devices may be brought to the classroom to access the downloaded materials.

Electronic evaluation: Once you have registered your entry to this educational activity, you can quickly and easily access and complete the evaluation through "Mi Perfil".  On our website "Home" page you will find detailed instructions for completing the form.

Notice: The Colegio de CPA reserves the right to substitute instructors and suspend a course due to insufficient enrollment or other causes beyond our control.  We reserve the right to refuse admission.  Space is limited.  Registration is subject to the available slots.  The tuition price for CPA applies to those who at the time of registration do not owe debts to the Colegio.


General 8.00

Precio General
$ 189.00