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Quarterly Compliance Briefing: Summer 2018

Monday, June 18th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 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 quarterly 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 you... (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)

Notary Public

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 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)

RESPA - Those Pesky Section 8 Violations

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

What?
Section 8 of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) prohibits unearned fees and kickbacks. Prior to July 2011, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) had primary responsibility for enforcement of RESPA. HUD was a very active enforcer of Section 8 violations.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) assumed control of RESPA, including Section 8, in July 2011. Until recently, CFPB had not been active in Section 8 enforcement. Starting in 2013, however, the CFPB shifted gears, and has become a very active but unpredictable enforcer. In recent years, nearly 35% of all report... (more)

Presenter: Jack Holzknecht is the CEO of Compliance Resource, LLC. He has been delivering the word on lending compliance for 42 years. In 37 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 d... (more)

BSA Series: 10 Examination Hot Spots

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

During this webinar, we will look at the top exam issues for 2018 and focus on avoiding the mishaps of poor planning on your examination. This program will move through some of the "hot spots" for BSA this year and help you stay in the clear of traps from the examination process.

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 30+ years of ... (more)

10 Overdraft Privilege Hotspots Including Regulations, Lawsuits & Guidance

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

It’s 2018 and your examiners are due at your financial institution next month. Will your bank pass the test? This program is designed to update you and help you complete an ODP checkup on your program before the examiners get there. Whether you are automated or ad hoc, whether you are FDIC or OCC examined, there are some themes and specific things the examiners will target in the examination process this year. We will take a look at litigation, federal laws, state law issues and other ODP “hotspots” in this regulatory environment.

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 30+ years of ... (more)

Bank Call Report Preparation for Beginners - Part 4

Friday, June 22nd, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

This 5 part webinar series will be held on June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Please register for this event HERE.

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 over thirty years of experience in bank accounting and control. She received a BA in Accounting from the University of Houston in 1982. She worked with Judith Alexander Jenkins for 15 years, providing planning, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and operational and compliance auditing services to over ninety independent banks.

Residential Construction Lending

Monday, June 25th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Residential construction lending continues to expand slowly, along with the economy, with remodeling maintaining a large share of projects. This program provides an overview of the major issues involved in consumer or residential construction lending, primarily to individuals having a home built or remodeled.

Presenter: Richard Hamm has been training bankers for 25 years, designing and delivering courses specializing in commercial lending and credit, including portfolio and risk management, commercial real estate (CRE) and appraisals, plus selling and negotiating skills, and director training.

Basic Cash Flow Analysis

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Determining an entity's ability to generate cash flow is essential whenever repayment of a loan will extend beyond one year. Cash flow analysis measures an entity's ability to generate sufficient cash to operate successfully and have excess cash to service annual debt payment requirements. Understanding how to calculate and interpret cash flow is essential for successful financial institutions.

Learn how to calculate cash flow using the Universal Cash Flow Analysis method (UCA), which determines the flow of cash into and out of a business entity. First, we'll define cash flow and identify potential sources and uses of cash. Next w... (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.

Commercial Real Estate Lending: Property Types, Lease Structures and Other Non-Financial Risks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Commercial and industrial (C&I) lenders know that non-financial factors such as the borrower’s industry, its competitive market, and its management team play a key role in the ongoing success of the business, as well as timely loan repayment. Commercial real estate (CRE) loans have similar non-financial factors or issues, including the type of property (similar to C&I industry risk), ability to successfully re-lease the property over the loan term (competitive market), and proper management and maintenance of the physical facility.

Presenter: Richard Hamm has been training bankers for 25 years, designing and delivering courses specializing in commercial lending and credit, including portfolio and risk management, commercial real estate (CRE) and appraisals, plus selling and negotiating skills, and director training.

Thirty (30) Important Steps to Properly Audit Your Safe Deposit Department

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Management should take full advantage of an effective safe deposit audit program as their protection against losses due to negligence or carelessness. The mysterious disappearance of property from either internal theft or burglary must be avoided. You should be sure that procedures are in place to assure that your attendant uses the utmost diligence in making sure there are no exceptions or deviations. For an auditor to properly perform this task, they must be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of your safe deposit operation. This seminar covers the “nuts and bolts” and ... (more)

Presenter: David P. McGuinn, President of Safe Deposit Specialists, is a former banker with over 45 years of safe deposit experience and is often referred to nationwide as the safe deposit GURU. In all 50 states he has trained over 350,000 safe deposit employees and managers and has served the industry as President of AIB and the American, Texas and Houston Safe Deposit Associations. Dave is a featured speak... (more)

Alert! Reg CC Changes Go Into Effect In July - Are You Ready?

Thursday, June 28th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Alert! Regulation CC Final Amendments Affecting Check Clearing. The Board is amending subparts A, C, and D of Regulation CC, Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks (12 CFR part 229), which implements the Expedited Funds Availability Act of 1987 (EFA Act), the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act of 2003 (Check 21 Act), and the official staff commentary to the regulation.

In the final rule, the Board has modified the current check collection and return requirements to reflect the virtually all electronic check collection and return environment and to encourage all depository banks to receive, and paying banks to send, r... (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 30+ years of ... (more)

Bank Call Report Preparation for Beginners - Part 5

Friday, June 29th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

This 5 part webinar series will be held on June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Please register for this event HERE.

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 over thirty years of experience in bank accounting and control. She received a BA in Accounting from the University of Houston in 1982. She worked with Judith Alexander Jenkins for 15 years, providing planning, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and operational and compliance auditing services to over ninety independent banks.

Best-Ever Compliance Checklists for Consumer Loans

Monday, July 9th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

For several years, Anne Lolley has shared her popular compliance checklists with bankers. In this latest webinar, Anne will again offer and explain those checklists. The colorful and easy-to-use checklists are designed to chronologically lead lenders and processors through the various compliance requirements, and financial institutions that properly use these checklists will virtually eliminate compliance errors.

The webinar will include a supplementary booklet explaining each checklist requirement. Upon request, Anne will e-mail the individual checklists to anyone attending this webinar. The individ... (more)

Presenter: For over thirty years, Anne Lolley has been simplifying compliance issues for bankers. After earning her law degree from the University of Kansas, she joined the Kansas Bankers Association, where she developed its successful legal department and gave compliance-related seminars. She has been a compliance officer for two banks and currently works with Bank Management Services, where she continues t... (more)

Handling Loan Applications – What can go wrong?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Do you know how the term "application" is defined in all of the lending regulations? Do your lenders and front line staff understand the difference between an application and an inquiry? Join this fast-paced webinar to understand the application process with step by step instructions and actual examples that explain the requirements of several confusing regulations in terms that are easy to understand.

BONUS – Reg Z REQUIRES that loan originators have "periodic training" to ensure "knowledge of Federa... (more)

Presenter: Susan Costonis is a compliance consultant and trainer. She specializes in compliance management along with deposit and lending regulatory training.

Flood Insurance: Compliance Issues

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

The flood insurance regulations have been around since 1996, yet examiners continue to cite numerous violations and fines. Flood has been announced as one of the regulators' principal areas of concern. We've also had changes in the law, with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, that has influenced compliance efforts. The NFIP was temporarily extended through the end of this year but there are significant changes coming to the program due to severe financial issues. These changes won’t just change the economics of the program; there will be compliance changes, too. We’re not positive what those... (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)

FDIC INTREx Work Program

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

First the Regulators rolled out the Cyber Assessment Tool (CAT), then one year later the FDIC released its new Information Technology Risk Examination Program - or InTREx for short. The examination work program incorporates many of the work steps and review areas from the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook, while incorporating a focus on cyber security and drawing from the CAT declarative statements.

Along with the new work program is a new Information Technology Profile to replace the former IT Officer’ Questionnaire, and a resurrection of the original Uniform Rating System for Information Technology (URSIT), which includes a rating fo... (more)

Presenter: Susan Orr is a leading financial services expert with vast regulatory, risk management, and security best practice knowledge and expertise.

ATM Cashout Scams

Thursday, July 12th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Hopefully you have experienced that rewarding sensation when a casino slot machine dispenses quarters endlessly in your plastic money bucket. In some cases, with larger payouts, a casino employee may come over and give you cash or a check. Now imagine sitting there at our slot machine when $20,000 in bills shoots out.

Cybercriminals know ATMs are loaded with cash and are investing significant resources in exploiting systems to extract the money. In some cases, causing the cash to shoot out from the ATM. The FFIEC has posted guidance around ATMs to bring awareness to “Unlimited Operations” fraud schemes. We have also seen ATMs inf... (more)

Presenter: Jon Waldman is a co-founder and Senior Information Security Consultant for SBS CyberSecurity, LLC, a premier cybersecurity consulting and audit firm dedicated to making a positive impact on the banking and financial services industry. He maintains his CISA and CRISC certifications and received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and his Master of Science in Information Assuranc... (more)

Business Writing for Financial Professionals

Thursday, July 12th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Financial professionals realize that mastery of their profession is not limited to preparing and presenting meeting briefings and firing off summary emails on business issues. Writing proficiency emerges from an ability to draft and edit operational and financial inquiries, fiscal analyses, revenue forecasts, internal justifications, appropriation requests, client proposals, business cases, and other financial documents depending on organizational responsibilities. This webinar provides a systematic, top-down approach to business-writing situations that includes the key principles of focused, thorough, organized, and articulate financial d... (more)

Presenter: Philip Vassallo has designed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for a wide range of executive, managerial, administrative and technical professionals in major multinational organizations for more than 30 years. He is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, The Art of E-Mail Writing, and The Art of On-the-Job Writing. He also writes the popular blog Words o... (more)

Providing Accurate and Timely Adverse Action Notices

Monday, July 16th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

What?
Both the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) contain requirements for providing notice of action taken. This webinar reviews the requirements of both laws and covers common violations and provides solutions.

Examiners closely scrutinize denial notices for compliance with ECOA and FCRA requirements. Adverse action violations are frequently cited in exam reports. Items as simple as the failure to check a box or checking a box that should remain unchecked are frequent vi... (more)

Presenter: Jack Holzknecht is the CEO of Compliance Resource, LLC. He has been delivering the word on lending compliance for 42 years. In 37 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 d... (more)

Dealing with Subpoenas, Summonses, Garnishments, Tax Levies, Etc.

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

On a daily basis, a financial institution is faced with having to comply with a multitude of legal documents that are served on it. These documents can order your financial institution to produce confidential customer information, hold depositor funds, and can even order it to seize property in its possession belonging to the customer.

If you find these documents confusing and intimidating, attend this multi-state seminar to learn the best practices of how to deal effectively with these documents and the parties who serve them upon you.

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)

Increasing Fee Income without Raising Fees

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET

All the big financial institutions are raising their fees - should you? More and more, fee revenue has become an important component of financial institution profitability. Average financial institutions misunderstand fee revenue while remarkable financial institutions know how to maximize it by charging the right amount, adopting the right collections policies, and knowing which customers generate the most revenue. Walk away with strategies to enhance your fee revenue and keep your most profitable customers longer.

Presenter: Bryan Easley, Vice President, has more than 10 years of experience focused on retail banking, consumer lending and financial technology. Bryan works with many financial institutions across the country to identify opportunities and provide strategies to acquire significantly more profitable account holders, and engage new and existing customers to utilize more products and services.

Customer Due Diligence & Beneficial Owners: Two Month Checkpoint

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Join us for a webinar covering Customer Due Diligence & Beneficial Owners.

Presenter: A Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Jerod Moyer's experience includes over 15 years in the regulatory compliance field. He has held compliance positions with an $800 million community bank and an $840 million five-bank holding company. Jerod's passion for and experience in the compliance profession allow him to take complex regulatory requirements and provide realistic solutions.

Advanced Commercial Loan Documentation

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

This is the description from our webinar that was presented in July 2017. Please check back for a modified description. Topics may be updated, but registration is now open.

Everything a commercial loan officer should know about the core commercial loan documentation package, including perfecting security interests on commercial collateral, loan agreements, signature requirements, loan closings and more.

This fast-paced seminar will focus on the purpose, use and content of the six core commercial loan documents: the promissory note, the loan agreement, the security agreement, the guaranty, the letter of credit a... (more)

Presenter: Robin Russell has practiced law for 30 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)

Incident Response and Forensics

Thursday, July 19th, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Prevention is our primary focus in protecting our institutions, but how would we know if we failed to prevent an attack? Knowing what threats are realistic for your institution and how to detect them is a challenging task. Some statistics suggest it would take us more than 180 days to detect a breach. This would suggest we don’t know what realistic threats are to us and how to see them within our institutions.

Once we identify a threat, we need clear steps to contain, eradicate, and recover. In this session we will explore possible threats that we should be prepared for and how to build a program to protect against them. This progr... (more)

Presenter: Chad Knutson is a co-founder and Senior Information Security Consultant for SBS CyberSecurity, a premier cybersecurity consulting and audit firm dedicated to making a positive impact on the banking and financial services industry, and has served as President of the SBS Institute since 2013. Chad maintains his CISSP, CISA, and CRISC certifications, and received his Bachelor of Science in Computer ... (more)

Preparing a New Manager for Success

Friday, July 20th, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

Equipping New Managers with Creative Success Strategies
What is the value of creating a true onboarding process for a new manager? For starters, it positively affects engagement, turnover and the bottom line. The blowback of putting someone in a managerial role without giving them the necessary tools and know-how is a real setup for failure, at worse, and delayed success at best. New managers that are ill prepared for their role will meet morale issues, compromised quality and over the top stress. When have you ever met a stressed-out manager, who had a calm team. Learn how to reduce the risk of a mediocre per... (more)

Presenter: Honey Shelton brings the best of both worlds to her speaking and training engagements. She has 30 plus years of experience as a training and quality improvement consultant for banks and banking associations across the country. Her substantial banking background includes spending three years as Executive Vice President/Chief Retail Banking Officer with a $1 billion south Texas bank.

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