This training program is designed to provide junior attorneys of BPI member institutions an overview of U.S. statutory, regulatory and supervisory requirements and expectations of banks and bank holding companies. As reflected in the agenda below, the goal is to provide attorneys with a background on the basic legal and regulatory structure for banking; an introduction to key regulatory issues they will likely face.

Part 1 – U.S. Banking Institution Structure, Regulation and Supervision

Jeremy Newell, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

  • Bank Charter Types
  • Introduction to the Financial Holding Company Structure
  • Primary Regulators for Banking Institutions and Agency Structure

Gregg Rozansky, Senior Vice President, Senior Associate General Counsel, Bank Policy Institute  

  • Respective Jurisdictions of the Banking Agencies
  • BHCA/BMA: Regulatory Review and Approval of Bank Transactions and Initiatives

Bill Nelson, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, Bank Policy Institute

  • The Bank Balance Sheet
  • Banking Issues in Current Public Policy
  • Prudential Regulation of Capital and Liquidity

ft. Greg Baer, Chief Executive Officer, Bank Policy Institute

  • MRAs (Matters Requiring Attention)
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Guidance on Guidance

ft. Gregg Rozansky, Senior Vice President, Senior Associate General Counsel, Bank Policy Institute


  • Third Party Risk Management
  • Bank Conduct Risk Management

ft. Chris Feeney, Executive Vice President and President of BITS, Bank Policy Institute


  • Cybersecurity
  • Operational Resiliency

ft. Naeha Prakash, Associate General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Consumer Regulatory Affairs, Bank Policy Institute

  • Jurisdiction of the CFPB
  • Key CFPB Regulations
  • UDAP and UDAAP

1 BITS, the technology and cybersecurity policy division of BPI, also runs a board governance program focused on cybersecurity. This year, the program will include a meeting in the July timeframe for a handful of board directors, CIOs, CISOs and CROs to discuss board reporting and crisis response planning, as well as a meeting in the fall (likely November timeframe) for CEOs and board directors to discuss crisis response planning and share effective practices.