Free Webinar | Using BSA Exam Findings to Strengthen Your Program | 1.25 CRCM Credits

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
2:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM CT

Based on his firm’s experience representing over 250 banks around the country, John Geiringer, with Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group, will explore recent BSA examination findings that may be pertinent to your next exam, sharing tips on how to avoid the risk of enforcement actions at your own institution.

In this session, you will learn:
  • Industry trends from recent exams
  • How to avoid common pitfalls and errors financial institutions encounter
  • Preparation methods and tips for upcoming exams
  • The benefits of learning from other institutions similar to yours

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    How Community Financial Institutions Can Effectively Implement Loan Origination Software | Webinar | Nov. 19

    Tuesday, November 19 | 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
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    Community financial institutions operate in a world of increasing competition, increasing regulatory requirements, and changing customer expectations. Software and automation can help tackle these challenges. Join us for a free webinar to learn how loan origination software can drive efficiency and, ultimately, loan growth at your institution.

    Key takeaways:
    • Current market conditions and trends across the industry  
    • Ways financial institutions can make successful software transitions

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      Celebrate BSA/AML Day - October 26

      Not all superheroes wear capes. We know the work BSA/AML professionals do is often under-appreciated, especially considering the important role they play of protecting our financial system and our country. This is why we worked to get National Financial Crime Fighter Day, or BSA/AML Day, recognized as a national holiday every October 26th. 

      The Bank Secrecy Act was strengthened with the signing of the USA PATRIOT Act on October 26, 2001, cementing the important role BSA/AML professionals play in the financial industry. This level of national protection is deserving of recognition so on the signing anniversary we show our gratitude and appreciation to these superheroes.

      Join us in celebrating all that BSA/AML professionals do this Saturday, October 26 for BSA/AML Day!

      Visit the official BSA/AML Day website for more information and ways to celebrate.  

        Free Webinar | How to Develop and Defend Your Risk-Based AML Program | 1 CAMS Credit

        Tuesday, October 29 | 2 p.m. EST/ 1 p.m. CST
        Presented by Terri Luttrell, CAMS-Audit
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        The OCC, FDIC, Federal Reserve, NCUA and FinCEN released a statement emphasizing their “risk-focused” approach to examining Bank Secrecy Act / anti-money laundering compliance programs. Is your AML program current with examination requirements and expectations? Join us for a free webinar where Terri Luttrell, CAMS-Audit, will give you an inside look into a risk-based program, how to develop a risk based program, and what examiners will be looking for.

        Join to learn:
        • What examiners announced in their statement this summer
        • What is required in a comprehensive enterprise wide risk assessment
        • How your AML program should center around unique risk profiles
        • Pitfalls to avoid that might otherwise flag examiner concerns
        • What to expect during your next examination in regards to your risk-based approach
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          Free Webinar | CECL and Your ALM Model

          Wednesday, October 9 | 3 p.m. EST/ 2 p.m. CST
          Presenter: Rob Newberry

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          As we get closer to implementation of CECL, we want as much information as we can get to help in understanding everything that should be considered in putting together our CECL models.
          CECL is best thought of as part of a holistic view that focuses on Enterprise Risk Management and not just credit risk alone. It is no longer advisable to operate in silos as you might have done in the past when credit loss reserves were calculated by the Credit Officer for the institution, while Asset/Liability forecasts were in the domain of the CFO. With the need to look at a more forecasted approach to determine credit reserves, it makes sense to leverage some of the assumptions that have been used in the past for developing loan assumptions in your A/L models.

          Join this free webinar to learn:
          • How CECL will impact ALM 
          • Effective capital planning and loan pricing processes
          • What the changing regulatory landscape is like
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