eTrain: Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) for Lenders

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Lenders must be just as fully trained as deposit account staff on how to recognize and properly respond to activities reportable under the Bank Secrecy Act.

Deposit accounts may be the usual conduit of choice for money laundering schemes, but loans are also frequent tools for fraud, tax evasion, and terrorist financing.

Lenders must be just as fully trained as deposit account staff on how to recognize and properly respond to activities reportable under the Bank Secrecy Act.

Get all the critical facts from credit union compliance expert Mary-Lou Heighes. You’ll learn the necessary procedures and reporting requirements that can protect your credit union and your members from money laundering activities and losses.

You’ll get the answers to these questions and more:

  • What types of loans are used for money laundering?
  • How many ways can loans be involved in money laundering?
  • What “red flags” can help you detect fraud or money-laundering?
  • Must all borrowers’ names be run through your Customer Identification Program (CIP), even guarantors and cosigners?
  • What special anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures should you have in place for indirect loans, business loans, and business participation loans?
  • What should you do if you suspect loan fraud, identity theft, or money laundering?
  • What is the procedure for completing a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)?

Be prepared when your examiners ask for proof of your BSA Officer training! Along with the link to this live program, you will also receive an electronic certificate template that you can complete with each attendee’s name, to be printed and signed by your credit union’s BSA webinar learning leader.

Who should attend?
Credit union personnel who create or monitor consumer or real estate loans, especially in these positions:

  • VP of Lending
  • Loan Officer
  • Loan Processor
  • Operations Professional
  • Compliance Professional
  • Branch Manager
  • Member Service
  • Call Center
  • Training & Staff Development
  • Internal Audit

Meet the presenter, Mary-Lou Heighes:
Mary-Lou Heighes, CUCE, is President and founder of Compliance Plus, Inc., which helps credit unions large and small with the development of compliance programs and compliance training and assistance. She provides compliance training all over the country for various state leagues and credit unions, and also speaking at numerous credit union conferences throughout the country. Mary-Lou has been an instructor at regulatory compliance schools, has conducted dozens of webinars for credit union related organizations throughout the country, and has written articles for Credit Union Magazine. She spent many years working on the very laws and regulations she trains on today.

Mary-Lou has been involved in the credit union movement since 1989. She spent five years working in credit unions and seven years providing compliance assistance through the Information Hotline and writing and editing TIPs bulletins advising credit unions to changes to regulations affecting credit union business. 

Program length 90 Minutes

Registration Investment

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