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Regulatory Pressure on Third Party Management

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

In recent years, we have seen a significant amount of new guidance on third party risk management within financial institutions. FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessments Tool (CAT) encourages financial institutions to expand questioning around third party risk management practices and suggests more rigorous reviews oversight. Regulators also suggests that the FFIEC CAT can be leveraged against Third Parties, not just financial institutions. There has also been discussion that the FFIEC may release a version of CAT for Third Parties to complete.

The FFIEC coined the term "External Dependencies" in CAT guidance. This expands requirements beyond... (more)

Presenter: Chad Knutson is a Senior Information Security Consultant and serves as President of the SBS CyberSecurity out of Madison, SD. SBS is a leader in information security consulting for the financial industry in the US. SBS works with more than 900 banks around the country on information security services such as the development of Information Security Programs, Policies, and Risk Assessments, along w... (more)

Bank Call Report Preparation for Beginners - Part 4

Friday, May 26th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

This 5 part webinar series will be held on May 5, 12, 19, 26, and June 2. Please register for this event at https://www.bankwebinars.com/2420/bank-call-report-preparation-for-beginners--five-part-series.

Designed for bankers new to call report preparation, this series will cover basic reporting requirements, operational schedules, loan schedules, maturity and repricing, and Basel III risk based capital, plus recent accounting changes affecting the Call Report.

Presenter: Ann Thomas has thirty years of experience in bank accounting and control. She received a BA in Accounting from the University of Houston in 1982. From 1982 through 1997 she worked with Judith Alexander Jenkins, as Alexander & Associates and subsequently Alexander & Leavelle, providing planning, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and operational and compliance auditing services to over nine... (more)

Compliance Perspectives: A Monthly Update

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

The date of this webinar has been changed from its original date of May 25th, 2017.

Keeping up with changes and deadlines in the compliance area gets more complex every year. Now, we can assist you with that task.

Carl Pry, a well known and highly respected compliance expert and recipient of the 2015 ABA Distinguished Service Award will be presenting a monthly one-hour compliance update that will address new items to be aware of, deadlines and what's on the horizon. In a simple language webinar format that you can view from your office, Carl... (more)

Presenter: Carl Pry is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and Certified Risk Professional (CRP) who is a Managing Director for Treliant Risk Advisors in Washington, DC. Through his working career, as well as through his experience as a banking attorney and officer, he has provided a variety of regulatory compliance and financial performance services to financial institutions and other clients t... (more)

Bank Call Report Preparation for Beginners - Part 5

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

This 5 part webinar series will be held on May 5, 12, 19, 26, and June 2. Please register for this event at https://www.bankwebinars.com/2420/bank-call-report-preparation-for-beginners--five-part-series.

Designed for bankers new to call report preparation, this series will cover basic reporting requirements, operational schedules, loan schedules, maturity and repricing, and Basel III risk based capital, plus recent accounting changes affecting the Call Report.

Presenter: Ann Thomas has thirty years of experience in bank accounting and control. She received a BA in Accounting from the University of Houston in 1982. From 1982 through 1997 she worked with Judith Alexander Jenkins, as Alexander & Associates and subsequently Alexander & Leavelle, providing planning, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and operational and compliance auditing services to over nine... (more)

Writing an Effective Credit Memorandum

Monday, June 5th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

After a detailed credit analysis of a loan request has been performed, it's now time to communicate your findings in writing. Credit memoranda are a primary means of communication within the banking industry. When writing effective credit memoranda, it's not what you say that commands attention, but how you say it. Credit memoranda serve three functions: 1) they provide information on the condition and status of a customer relationship; 2) they provide a record of thoughts and actions; and 3) they support or recommend action.

This course teaches skills required to write an effective credit memorandum. Learn to emphasize important fac... (more)

Presenter: Jeffery W. Johnson started his career with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta as a Management Trainee and progressed to Vice President and Senior Lender of SouthTrust Bank and Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Division Manager for Citizens Trust Bank of Atlanta.

Notary Public

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Being a notary public is a responsibility assumed by many financial institution employees. Unfortunately, most do not understand the personal liability when agreeing to serve in this capacity. Notaries and others will learn best practices for dealing with issues unique to the financial industry. Help your team know their responsibilities, plus learn basic laws, liability and reviews of various notarial acts.

Presenter: Terri D. Thomas is Senior VP and Legal Department Director for the Kansas Bankers Association. Prior to this, she was with "Bankers Choice," a financial consulting firm. Before this, Terri was employed in the financial industry for over twenty-three years in various capacities. Most notably, she served for fourteen years as in-house legal counsel and trust officer for Bank of America and its Kansa... (more)

Three Key Risk Assessments in Your ERM Program - ERM, IT, and Internal Controls

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Financial Institutions provide great value to the American economy. But that value comes with risks. Strategic-minded institutions do not strive to eliminate risk or even to minimize it - they strive to manage risk at the enterprise-wide level. These institutions seek to manage risk exposure so that, at any given time, they incur just enough of the right kind of risk - no more, no less - to effectively pursue their strategic goals. This is referred to as "Optimal Risk-Taking." This webinar will first take you through a step-by-step process to develop strong Risk Assessments to address key areas of your institution. Then t... (more)

Presenter: Marci Malzahn is the president and founder of Malzahn Strategic, a community bank consultancy focused on strategic planning, enterprise risk management, and talent management. Marci has 23 years of banking experience, the last ten as the EVP/CFO/COO of a community bank she helped start where she oversaw all the bank operations areas, including finance, IT, compliance, internal audit, deposit/loan ... (more)

Prepaid Accounts - The New Rule

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

WHAT?

Prepaid Accounts are among the fastest growing consumer financial products in the U.S. and the CFPB responded to this product’s dramatic growth, and limited regulatory requirements, by issuing an almost 1,700 page final rule on October 5, 2016. The rule primarily amended Regulation E with a minor modification to Regulation Z for accounts with an overdraft feature. This two-hour webinar will address all requirements of the new rule which primarily becomes effective on October 1, 2017.

The new regulatory requirements necessitate both short-form and long-form pre-acquisition disclosures with specific formatt... (more)

Presenter: Don L. Blaine is the Senior Training Consultant for Compliance Resource, LLC, a source of compliance assistance for financial institutions. Don has over 30 years of experience in regulatory compliance for the banking industry with banks ranging in size from community banks to money center banks. He is considered a subject matter expert in many of the consumer affairs laws and regulations and will... (more)

Basics of Real Estate Loan Documentation

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This webinar provides a comprehensive overview of essential real estate loan documentation requirements, regulatory compliance issues, sound loan administration issues and best practices.

All necessary preclosing and closing real estate loan documents and requirements will be discussed with a focus on their purpose, use, timing and legal aspects. Key points of concern from both a legal and credit viewpoint will be discussed.

Presenter: Robin Russell has practiced law for 29 years and is licensed in Texas, New York and Massachusetts. She is a fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and of the American Law Institute. She combines a depth of experience in bankruptcy restructuring and litigation with financial transactions. She has represented corporate debtors, independent directors, liquidating trustees, bondholders, unsecu... (more)

Writing New Accounts Procedures with New CDD

Thursday, June 8th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

During this webinar, we will take the core document from deposit accounts documentation and set up a working document so that you can tailor your procedures into the framework we will provide. You will receive a "core document" in a word document that you can drop your individualized documents into and achieve one of the big goals at many financial institutions have "standards" on opening all types of new accounts.

Presenter: Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Virginia based training company. She specializes in the deposit side of the financial institution and is an instructor on IRAs, BSA, Deposit Regulations and opening account procedures. She was formerly with Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One) and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Louisiana State University. She has 27 years of c... (more)

Introduction to Consumer Lending

Monday, June 12th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

The seminar will cover the basics of consumer lending including the consumer loan function, marketing consumer loans, and making consumer lending decisions based on the five (5) C's of credit- capacity, capital, collateral, conditions, and character.

The attendee will also be exposed to loan structure, loan support, and documentation issues and how they are an intricate part of the consumer lending process. An auto loan, RV loan, and home equity line of credit (HELOC) will be utilized as examples throughout the session.

Additionally, the basics of consume... (more)

Presenter: David L. Osburn is the founder of Osburn & Associates, LLC, a Business Training and Contract CFO Firm that provides seminars, webinars, and keynote speeches for CPAs, bankers, attorneys, credit managers, and business owners on topics such as Banking/Finance/Credit, Negotiation Skills, Marketing, and Management Issues. Mr. Osburn’s Contract CFO clients include medical practitioners, financial insti... (more)

Call Center Representative Training

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

In our very competitive industry, people are looking for ease when it comes to service. This has caused Call Centers to blossom. And while there are excellent technological advances in this area, few companies address the unique needs a call center representative has for being trained.

This webinar will focus on the customer service aspects of Call Centers, rather than software or technology.

Presenter: The webinar leader is J.T. Turner, who has over 28 years of experience in the lending industry. He has worked as a trainer for the past 22 years, in areas of lending, underwriting, origination, quality control, and personal growth. He is a seminar leader for the Center for Financial Training, a member of the Franklin Speakers Bureau, and past member of the National Speakers Association. J.T. is al... (more)

Protecting Your Salaried-Exempt Status

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Avoiding Inadvertent Mistakes and Land Mines

Once you have a salaried employee classified as exempt from overtime, you don't want to un-do it and make a mistake which turns that exempt salaried employee into a non-exempt worker. Employers make mistakes which undermine the status and cause liability for the employer.

The Department of Labor changed the rules for salaried-exempt employees and then put them on hold. Employers made major efforts to examine, adjust and properly classify exempt positions. Then some revised and changed back again, or are still in flux.

HOWEVER, that is just the starting point. The maj... (more)

Presenter: Bob Gregg, Boardman & Clark Law Firm in Madison, Wisconsin, has been involved in employment relations for more than 30 years. He litigates employment cases, representing employers in employment contracts, discrimination cases, FLSA, FMLA and all other areas of employment law. His main emphasis is helping employers achieve enhanced productivity, creating positive work environments and resolving emp... (more)

Managing Your ACH Risk - ACH Risk Management & Compliance Series Part 1

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This is for Part 1 only. For series pricing, CLICK HERE.

Adopting sound business practices to help manage your risk and to maintain compliance with the NACHA (National Automated Clearing House Association) Operating Rules are keys to your financial institution's successful use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network. This webinar is designed to help you understand the risks associated with the ACH and how to help mitigate those risks.

Presenter: Mary Kate Cole, AAP, CAE, principal of MK Cole Consulting, has nearly two decades of bank operations experience. Kate is an experienced ACH Auditor as well as speaker on payments related topics. She was VP of the Upper Midwest ACH Association for over 15 years. At that time, she was responsible for member education, ACH Audits and problem solving as well as ACH Development projects. Kate has been... (more)

ACH Risk Management & Compliance - Two Part Series

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This is a two-part series. The prices below are include both sessions. Each session can also be attended individually by clicking on the links below.

Presenter: Mary Kate Cole, AAP, CAE, principal of MK Cole Consulting, has nearly two decades of bank operations experience. Kate is an experienced ACH Auditor as well as speaker on payments related topics. She was VP of the Upper Midwest ACH Association for over 15 years. At that time, she was responsible for member education, ACH Audits and problem solving as well as ACH Development projects. Kate has been... (more)

ACH Compliance - ACH Risk Management & Compliance Series Part 2

Friday, June 16th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

This is for Part 2 only. For series pricing, CLICK HERE.

Attend this webinar and walk away with the knowledge you need to understand the compliance requirements associated with processing Automated Clearing House (ACH) entries on a day-to-day basis, including Same Day ACH.

Presenter: Mary Kate Cole, AAP, CAE, principal of MK Cole Consulting, has nearly two decades of bank operations experience. Kate is an experienced ACH Auditor as well as speaker on payments related topics. She was VP of the Upper Midwest ACH Association for over 15 years. At that time, she was responsible for member education, ACH Audits and problem solving as well as ACH Development projects. Kate has been... (more)

Excel Explained: Pivot Tables Part 1

Monday, June 19th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This is the first installment of a two-part webinar. You can sign up for either part individually or the series. Click here for information and to register for the series.

Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA, focuses on the basics of using Excel pivot tables in this informative presentation. Pivot tables empower you to easily create reports from complex data, simply by using your mouse. However, like many features in Excel, pivot tables have nuances that can trip you up, so David points out traps and teaches you tricks to help ensure your reports are alway... (more)
Presenter: David H. Ringstrom, CPA, is an author and nationally recognized instructor who teaches scores of webinars each year. His Excel courses are based on over 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. David’s mantra is “Either you work Excel, or it works you,” so he focuses on what he sees users don’t, but should, know about Microsoft Excel. His goal is to empower you to use Excel more effectively... (more)

Excel Explained: Pivot Tables - Two-Part Series

Monday, June 19th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This is the two-part webinar to be held on June 19th and 26th, 2017. To sign up for parts 1 or 2 individually, click on the links in the covered topics below.

Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA, starts with the basics and then teaches you how to push the boundaries of using Excel pivot tables in this series. Pivot tables empower you to easily create reports from complex data, simply by using your mouse. However, like many features in Excel, pivot tables have nuances that can trip you up, so David points out traps and teaches you tricks to help ensure your reports are always accurate.

Presenter: David H. Ringstrom, CPA, is an author and nationally recognized instructor who teaches scores of webinars each year. His Excel courses are based on over 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. David’s mantra is “Either you work Excel, or it works you,” so he focuses on what he sees users don’t, but should, know about Microsoft Excel. His goal is to empower you to use Excel more effectively... (more)

Marketing & Advertising Compliance

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

If you read the first CFPB enforcement action carefully, it's clear what is being targeted: sales and marketing practices. Now is a great time to learn from others' mistakes, even if you're not a big bank subject to the Bureau's oversight.

With everything happening in the financial services industry, now more than ever it's important that your advertising and marketing efforts are effective. Moreover, regulator and examiner attention to your advertising and marketing efforts is at an all-time high. Advertising is being looked at in different ways than before.

There are standards to observe, especially ... (more)
Presenter: Carl Pry is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and Certified Risk Professional (CRP) who is a Managing Director for Treliant Risk Advisors in Washington, DC. Through his working career, as well as through his experience as a banking attorney and officer, he has provided a variety of regulatory compliance and financial performance services to financial institutions and other clients t... (more)

W-9, W-8BEN and W-8BEN-E New Updated Forms and Info

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

The FATCA rules affecting foreign financial institutions also affects US financial institutions and your job as a withholding agent. During this program we will do a line-by-line review of the new forms and the subsequent tax reporting to the IRS. This program will focus on what a US financial institution has to do from the tax reporting and documentation process to be prepared for FATCA. We will also look at the impact on 1042S reporting changes for nonresident aliens. Your job as a withholding agent has never been so important and the new forms emphasize your importance in the tax reporting chain that affects this country and accounts fo... (more)

Presenter: Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Virginia based training company. She specializes in the deposit side of the financial institution and is an instructor on IRAs, BSA, Deposit Regulations and opening account procedures. She was formerly with Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One) and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Louisiana State University. She has 27 years of c... (more)

Regulations X and Z - 2017 Revised Servicing Rules

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

WHAT?

On August 4, 2016 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published revisions to the Dodd-Frank rules for servicers. Those rules were originally effective on January 10, 2014. The CFPB issued proposed amendments in November 2014. The final rule adopts many of the proposed provisions.

This new final rule clarifies, revises, or amends provisions regarding:

  • Force-placed insurance notices, policies and procedures, early intervention, and loss mitigation requirements under Regulation X’s servicing provisions
  • Prompt crediting and periodic statement requirements under Regulation Z’s se... (more)
Presenter: Jack Holzknecht is the CEO of Compliance Resource, LLC. He has been delivering the word on lending compliance for 41 years. In 36 years as a trainer over 130,000 bankers (and many examiners) have participated in Jack’s live seminars and webinars. Jack’s career began in 1976 as a federal bank examiner. He later headed the product and education divisions of a regional consulting company. There he de... (more)

Critical E-Sign Implementation Issues for Lending

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

The world of electronic banking continues to evolve, and bankers want to keep pace with technology and customer preferences. Recent surveys indicate that 51% of adults in the U.S. bank online, and 32% bank with mobile phones. What steps must be followed to be in compliance with E-Sign?

Presenter: Susan Costonis is a compliance consultant and trainer. She specializes in compliance management along with deposit and lending regulatory training and began her career in 1978. Susan has successfully managed compliance programs and exams for institutions that ranged from a community bank to large multi-state bank holding companies. She has been a compliance officer for institutions supervised by t... (more)

Legal Issues of Checks

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Understanding endorsements and handling checks is crucial to making sound check cashing decisions. A check is a unique type of contract where ownership can be transferred by way of the endorsement on the back of the item. This program will look at who has the right to endorse the back of a check, and where is proper endorsement placement. We’ll also look at what happens if a check is not endorsed properly, when it may be best not to accept the check at all due to missing or problem endorsements and why we do not put business checks into personal accounts and why we do not give less cash on business accounts.

Many "tricky" issues will... (more)

Presenter: Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Virginia based training company. She specializes in the deposit side of the financial institution and is an instructor on IRAs, BSA, Deposit Regulations and opening account procedures. She was formerly with Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One) and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Louisiana State University. She has 27 years of c... (more)

Compliance Perspectives: A Monthly Update

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

Keeping up with changes and deadlines in the compliance area gets more complex every year. Now, we can assist you with that task.

Carl Pry, a well known and highly respected compliance expert and recipient of the 2015 ABA Distinguished Service Award will be presenting a monthly one-hour compliance update that will address new items to be aware of, deadlines and what's on the horizon. In a simple language webinar format that you can view from your office, Carl will make sure you have the information you need to keep your financial institution in compliance.

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Presenter: Carl Pry is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and Certified Risk Professional (CRP) who is a Managing Director for Treliant Risk Advisors in Washington, DC. Through his working career, as well as through his experience as a banking attorney and officer, he has provided a variety of regulatory compliance and financial performance services to financial institutions and other clients t... (more)

FinTech Trends

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Technology solutions used by retail and commercial customers for financial needs have exploded in recent years. These solutions have been coined as FinTech, for Financial Technology. This session will overview FinTech and compare them to existing solutions offered by community banks.

Many of these technology solutions leverage mobile devices to connect with consumers. This is an area in which regulators are looking to tighten controls. In general, consumers are growing dependent on mobile technologies. With threats against mobile devices increasing, a significant uncalculated amount of risk exists for banks and FinTech providers.

We wi... (more)

Presenter: Chad Knutson is a Senior Information Security Consultant and serves as President of the SBS CyberSecurity out of Madison, SD. SBS is a leader in information security consulting for the financial industry in the US. SBS works with more than 900 banks around the country on information security services such as the development of Information Security Programs, Policies, and Risk Assessments, along w... (more)

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