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{Blog} Vendor Risk Management: How to Start and Where to Go

Managing the security of information that your vendors have access to or receive from your organization is critical to a good risk management program. Many organizations ask, “where do I start?” First, your organization needs to decide which vendors it considers critical. A critical vendor has two things. Continue Reading 

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10/03 - Building an Effective IT Audit Program

10/03 - Seven Habits of Effective Credit Administration in Commercial Banks

10/04 - ARM Disclosures Review & Update

10/04 - Legal Essentials for Bankers

10/05 - The ACH Audit & Risk Assessment: What you need to know

10/05 - Internal Audit

10/10 - Legal Liabilities when Check Fraud Occurs

10/11 - TRID Review and Update

10/11 - Understanding Regulation CC and the New Amendments

10/12 - Denials

10/12 - HMDA 2018 Challenges with Taking Applications Part 1 - Consumer Applications

10/13 - Excel Explained: Filtering and Formatting Data

10/16 - Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

10/17 - Patch the People – Education for Customers and Employees

10/18 - Customer Conflict: Opportunity Knocks

10/18 - Loan Documentation 101: Basic Secured Loan Documentation - Part 1

10/19 - Loan Documentation 101: Lien Perfection, Business Collateral - Part 2

10/19 - IRAs: The Basics - Plan Types and Forms

10/20 - FFIEC Information Security Handbook Review

10/23 - UDAAP Risk Assessments

10/24 - Marketing & Advertising Compliance

10/26 - IRAs: Beyond the Basics - Rollovers and Transfers

10/26 - Compliance Perspectives

10/27 - Lending to Non-Profit Organizations

10/30 - Contingent Liabilities: Three Lines of Defense



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Legal Foundations in Banking presents the underlying legal structure for conducting the business of banking. This course covers key legal requirements affecting banks and bankers, as well as core language that must be understood to be effective. It provides the critical legal knowledge that every banker should know.

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 The Mortgage Lending Business

  • Explain how property is transferred from one owner to another, and the legal implications of transfer of property
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 Commercial Lending

  • Recognize the process and types of information business bankers should acquire during a business development call and explain the loan negotiating process
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ABA Certificates

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  • Certificate in Deposit Compliance 
  • Certificate in Fraud Prevention 
  • Certificate in Lending Compliance 
  • Certificate in Operational Risk Management
  • Certificate in Trust: Advanced
  • Certificate in Trust: Foundational
  • Certificate in Trust: Intermediate
  • Customer Service Representative Certificate
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Expert Certificate
  • Lending Personal Banker Certificate
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  • Small Business Banker Certificate
  • Supervisor Certificate
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ABA Publications

Reference Guide to Regulatory Compliance
27th Edition

The Reference Guide to Regulatory Compliance is the premier resource for compliance practitioners. Detailed information on federal regulations and consumer legislation supports daily needs, and serves as preparation for the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) exam.

  • Updates in the latest edition include:
  • New Prepaid Rule protections in Regulation Z and Regulation E
  • RESPA servicing rule updates
  • Updates to the HMDA data collection and reporting rule changes
  • New FDIC Deposit recordkeeping rules
  • Updates to MSRB rules
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