Annual Current Issues/Certification Conference - Virtual

September 21-24, 2020

IMPORTANT: When registering, select under "Event Fees" the number of days you will attend. Under "Sessions" check the specific day(s) you will attend.

This four-day virtual conference focuses on key issues and trends related to auditing, BSA/AML, regulatory compliance, security and fraud, and offers the very latest information, tools, best practices, and training to assure that you are up-to-date and compliant. Attend one day or all four!

Through a digital platform we look forward to offering engaging presentations, insightful Q+A, opportunities for continuing education, plus fun ways for you to interact and connect with fellow attendees and speakers. Each day of the conference offers an in depth look at current issues affecting community banks.

Unable to attend this Annual Current Issues Certifications Conference? Attend the conference from Oct. 19-22.

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Class will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. each day.  Breaks will be given throughout the days and 1/2 hour will be allowed for lunch.


Sept. 21

All times noted are Central Time.

Auditing Issues
An effective audit program is critical to a bank’s success. Today’s audit infrastructure is established through active identification of risk, comprehensive audit/monitoring operations, essential reporting, and appropriate resolution. Topics include:

COVID -19 and the Internal Auditor and Compliance Officer

  • Lessons learned  
  • Work from home for the internal auditor or compliance officer  
  • What went well/what didn't go well  
  • Loan review during the pandemic  
  • PPP lending and forgiveness basics and update  
  • PPP loan fraud  
  • Loan deferrals and modifications  
  • New/changed audits due to COVID-19 and working from home  
  • Business continuity
What's New in Data Analysis
Crossing the $1 Billion Asset Mark Threshold
IT Auditing
  • COVID-19 and Security
  • VPN and Remote Connections
  • General IT Audit HotTopics
Bank Financial Distress Early Warning Signs
Enforcement Actions/MRA/MRBA Responses and Planning Ahead
Open discussion


Sept. 22

All times noted are Central Time.

Lending & Deposit Compliance Issues
Numerous factors dictate the nature and complexity of a bank’s lending compliance efforts. To ensure a strong lending compliance posture, community banks must stay ahead of the industry’s current issues. Topics include:
  • COVID Impact on the banks’ Compliance Management System (CMS)
  • Regulatory updates from the past year
  • UDAAP Risk Assessments
  • Compliance & Digital Channels/FinTech
  • Update from the Beltway
  • CRA Landscape
  • Fair Lending & PPP Loans


Sept. 23

All times noted are Central Time.

BSA/AML Issues
Product innovations, payments evolution, and institution growth are impacting both deposit compliance practices and BSA/AML efforts. The highly competitive environment is putting pressure on banks and leaving little room for error in both areas. Topics include:
  • What does a successful BSA/AML Risk Assessment look like?
  • SAR Best Practices
  • Documenting your Bank’s CDD and EDD efforts
  • AML software – how to deal with excessive alerts
  • COVID Scams/Updates


Sept. 24

All times noted are Central Time.

Fraud & Physical Security Issues

Social engineering techniques, reviewing how criminals obtain information on your customers, physical security, card fraud and more. Topics include:

  • Pandemic Fraud
  • Security Impacts & Considerations with the Legalization of Cannabis
  • Fraud Schemes
  • Financial Crimes Fraud Investigations
  • Cash Recyclers, Pod Banking & Interactive ATMs  

Full Pricing

ICBA Nonmember


  • 3 Day: $1,295
  • 2 Day: $895
  • 1 Day: $495
  • CPE Credits: 8 per day
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ICBA Member


  • 3 Day: $995
  • 2 Day: $695
  • 1 Day: $395
  • CPE Credits: 8 per day
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  • 3 Day: $1,495
  • 2 Day: $995
  • 1 Day: $595
  • CPE Credits: 8 per day
Register For Event

More Information

Who should attend:
Community bank internal auditors, external auditors, compliance officers, bank security officers, BSA officers, IT officers, risk managers, legal counsel, and operations managers.

No previous experience and training necessary.

CPE Earned:
8 per day

Program Level: 

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