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Upcoming Events of the BCAC


Date:

September 14, 2018, Friday

Location:

Aqua Turf Country Club
556 Mulberry Street,
Plantsville, CT 06479
860-621-9335
(map)

Topic:
Annual BSA Full Day Seminar
Speaker(s): National Speaker, Patti Blenden

The BCAC is pleased to announce a full-day seminar on a variety of BSA compliance topics. The topics that will be covered are designed to enhance the skills of your Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti?Money Laundering (AML) support sta?, your independent audit team, and any personnel responsible for managing and maintaining a strong BSA and AML program. Expand your understanding and expertise in some of the most critical skills they will ever possess - skills that can protect your institution's profits in these very challenging times of tight margins and sustained high expectations!

Please note that the venue for this event will be at the Aqua Turf Country Club in Plantsville.

The morning session will cover:

BSA/AML Regulatory Program Expectations
* Five Pillars of BSA Compliance Programs
* Expanded Risk Assessment Requirements
* Current BSA/AML Exam Trends & Enforcement Actions

Customer Identification Programs (CIP) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
* Banking Foreign Customers
* CIP and High-Risk Products and Services
* Enhanced Due Diligence
* Beneficial Ownership and Risky Businesses
* Third-Party Payment Processors (TPPP)
* ATM Owners, Mobile Banking, RDC and New Payment Methods

The afternoon session will cover:

BSA Recordkeeping
* CTR and CTR Exemptions
* Monetary Instruments
* Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
* BSA/AML Training
* Other Record-Keeping Requirements

Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Trends
* Core Money Laundering Indicators
* Effectively Fighting Fraud
* Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
* Money Laundering Threat Assessment and Industry Trends

We are very pleased to have as our presenter Patti Blenden, a dynamic and nationally recognized speaker and President of Financial Services, Inc.

Ms. Blenden is a frequent presenter for the American Bankers Association where she serves as a faculty member of its prestigious Stonier Graduate School of Banking and National, Intermediate and Graduate Compliance Schools. Additionally, Patti has developed and delivered many briefing/webcast series on mortgage requirements, Bank Secrecy Act, audit and review techniques, deposit regulations and many other compliance subjects. She works extensively with many state and regional banking associations, has been an invited speaker for various State and Federal regulatory agencies and law enforcement agencies. In addition, Patti has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University, over 35 years of banking experience, is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and holds a now inactive Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Ms. Blenden will also be answering any advanced questions that you submit ahead of time, as well as any questions that you might have during the presentation. Please be sure to get those advanced questions submitted to us by September 7, 2018.

Flyer/Registration Form


Date:

October 17, 2018, Wednesday

Location:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
42 Century Drive
Bristol, CT 06010
860-589-7766

Topic:
Deposit Regulations Compliance
Speaker(s): Natalie Straus, CRCM, Vice President and Senior Consultant at ProBank Austin

The BCAC is pleased to announce a full-day seminar on a variety of deposit compliance topics. The topics that will be covered are designed to provide a simple and effective way to ensure you are up to date on current federal deposit regulations. The major federal regulations governing deposits are explained in plain, easy-to-understand language. You will walk away from the seminar knowing exactly what your institution needs to do to achieve total compliance. Topics will include the following:

  • Customer Identification Procedures
  • Regulation D
  • Regulation E
  • Regulation CC
  • Regulation DD
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act Deposit Issues
  • Advertisement of Membership (NCUA/FDIC)
  • Bank Sales of Non-Credit Related Insurance
  • Responding to Customer Complaints and Inquiries
  • Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP)
  • Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments

We are very pleased to have as our presenter Natalie Straus, Vice President and Senior Consultant at ProBank Austin.

Ms. Straus provides consulting services in compliance with an emphasis on deposit operations and issues. Additionally, she performs consumer compliance and fair lending reviews as well as HMDA data integrity reviews for clients of varying degrees of size and complexity. She also presents seminars on various regulatory compliance topics for in-house and association sponsored programs and schools. Ms. Straus is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and the American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. She is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager.

Ms. Straus will also be answering any advanced questions that you submit ahead of time, as well as any questions that you might have during the presentation. Please be sure to get those advanced questions submitted to us by October 10, 2018.

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