Bank Compliance Center

In today’s banking environment as soon as one big new regulation is implemented another pops up. ICBA’s compliance training opportunities and exceptional resources, online and offline, will help your community bank stay informed and one step ahead of the regulators.

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Question: Which compliance regulations require training?


While training is highly suggested for all compliance regulations, several regulations specifically have the training requirement codified.

While the frequency of training may vary, examples of when most banks commonly train include: annual training for all applicable employees; when monitoring dictates lack of knowledge or violations; as required for changes to policies and procedures; when the security program is revised or updated, when regulations are updated, and when new products or services are released by the bank. Regulations that require training include:

Regulation CC;
Bank Secrecy Act;
Bank Protection Act – the act that handles robbery and physical security of bank and employees;
Privacy - Interagency Guidelines Establishing Information Security Standards
Fair Credit Reporting Act for Identity theft red flags 

Reference: Regulation CC: 12 CFR 229.19(f) Bank Secrecy Act: 1020.210 Bank Protection Act (Minimum Security Devices and Procedures): FDIC 12 CFR 326.3; FED 12 CFR 208.61; OCC 12 CFR 21 Privacy - Interagency Guidelines Establishing Information Security Standards Fair Credit Reporting Act – Interagency Guidelines Concerning the Accuracy and Integrity of Information Furnished to Consumer Reporting Agencies; ID theft red flag rules SAFE Act 12 CFR 1008






Compliance Vault

The ICBA Compliance Vault is now available as a member benefit to all ICBA members.

The Compliance Vault is a reliable search tool that helps you find answers to your regulatory compliance questions, with access to over 2,500 Q&As, select online courses, and documents.

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Compliance Resources


Bank Compliance Check Up

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Regular monitoring is essential to a successful compliance program. With the Bank Compliance Check Up Program, compliance monitoring has never been so stress-free. The program places the regulatory requirements into checklists, using a Yes, No, N/A format to allow for easy assessment of how the bank is meeting compliance requirements.

Select the desired checklist, answer the questions, add comments as applicable, and save or print the report. Use the report to demonstrate to your board of directors, management, and examiners, the effectiveness of your compliance management system.

Training agendas and quizzes are provided in over 40 compliance areas that correspond with the checklists. When a checklist is complete, review the areas of noncompliance or where there is a weakness and use the training agendas and quizzes to assist in training staff to become more compliance.

Use Bank Compliance Check Up to:

  • Determine how well your compliance program is meeting requirements.

  • Determine the effectiveness of training.

  • Evaluate the strengths of your compliance program.

  • Save time in creating reports for your board and management.

  • Train staff in areas on noncompliance.

The Bank Compliance Check Up Program uses Microsoft Excel. There are over 100 checklists available and new checklists are added as regulations and guidance change.

Your subscription includes access to the program and any updates for one year from the date of purchase.

Subscribe to Check Your Ad, Compliance Deskbook and Bulletin Service, and Bank Compliance Check Up and save $300. Purchase two of these products and save $100. New subscriptions only. Offer valid for first year of subscription only.

Must call ICBA Education to place your order and receive the discount. 800-422-7285

Initial Price
ICBA Member: $499
Nonmember: $799

Annual Digital Renewal
ICBA Member: $349
Nonmember: $649