The federal financial institution regulatory agencies will host a free interagency telephone seminar on Prudent Commercial Real Estate Loan Workouts (Workout Guidance) on Thursday, December 3 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Many financial institutions have expressed interest in the Workout Guidance released on Oct. 30, 2009. Representatives from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision will provide an overview of the Workout Guidance and respond to participants' questions regarding its application. Financial institution officers and employees wishing to participate in this free telephone seminar should dial (888) 455-0408 and enter passcode 4283211# to join the presentation approximately ten minutes before the 2:00 p.m. EST start time. Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance to [email protected] with Prudent CRE Loan Workouts in the subject line. Participants also are encouraged to have a copy of the Workout Guidance available during the conference call. For more information, contact Senior Examination Specialist Beverlea S. Gardner at [email protected] or call (202) 898-3640. To participate in the telephone seminar, dial (888) 455-0408 and enter passcode 4283211#.