NCUA Webinar Will Discuss Interest Rate Risk Supervision and Adding ‘S’ to CAMEL

July 2016
NCUA Webinar Will Discuss Interest Rate Risk Supervision and Adding ‘S’ to CAMEL

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 14, 2016) – Credit unions interested in the National Credit Union Administration’s updated interest rate risk supervision and plans for possibly adding an “S” to the CAMEL rating can get valuable information from an upcoming agency webinar.

The webinar, “Interest Rate Risk Supervision and Adding ‘S’ to CAMEL,” is scheduled to be held Thursday, Aug. 18, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. There is no charge.

A panel of NCUA staff members—Larry Fazio, Director of Examination and Insurance; J. Owen Cole, Director of the Division of Capital and Credit Markets; senior capital markets specialist Thomas Fay; and economist Scott Borger—will brief participants on the agency’s revised interest rate risk supervision procedures and its plans to consider adding an “S” (for “sensitivity to market risk”) to the CAMEL rating system. Questions to be covered include:

  • What are the key changes to interest rate supervision?
  • Why is NCUA making changes?
  • How do these changes benefit credit unions and NCUA supervision?
  • What are the key dates of the revised interest rate risk supervision program?
  • What are the timeline and the process for considering adding an “S” rating?

Online registration for this webinar is now open here. Participants also will use this link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. Participants may submit questions in advance at The subject line of the email should read, “IRR Supervision Program.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.

In advance of this webinar, participants can view the video of NCUA’s June 2016 open Board meeting, which includes a presentation by the Office of Examination and Insurance on these subjects.

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