2018 GBA Basic Compliance School

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Purpose and Philosophy
The GBA Basic Compliance School is designed to provide students with a solid foundation on compliance fundamentals and ensure that a bank’s internal compliance program is sufficiently comprehensive to avoid costly compliance violations. The curriculum is intended for the bank officer or employee newly involved in compliance, or for other bankers who have at least three years of banking experience and would like a better understanding of compliance. We encourage you to enroll your compliance officer and related personnel to attend.

Curriculum
The curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to: understand state and federal laws and regulations; successfully implement a valid compliance program; become aware of the changing bank environment; and know what to expect in a regulatory exam. Preliminary course list includes:  Breaking Down Regulations, BSA / OFAC / AML, Compliance Culture / Exam Management, Consumer Complaints Consumer Deposit Potholes, Reg E, Reg CC, Reg DD, CRA, ECOA / Reg B, FCRA / Reg V, Fair Lending, GLBA / Privacy / RTFP / Information Security, HMDA, Insider Credit / Reg O, Life Cycle of Consumer/Mortgage Loan Compliance, Marketing Compliance, SCRA / MLA, and UDAP / UDAAP.  

Admission Requirements
For admission, a student must meet the following requirements:

Be employed as an officer or key staff member of a bank or be an associate member (vendor) of a bank;
Be a bank officer or employee newly involved in compliance, or have at least three years of banking experience and would like a better understanding of compliance.
Be recommended by the bank’s CEO or senior management.

If applicant does not meet one of the above requirements, but the nominating officer feels the candidate is qualified, a letter from the CEO may be sent with the application explaining the circumstances for review by the school Board.