Federal Compliance School For Banks and Credit Unions

CFT Credits: 35.50

Are you as knowledgeable and aware of the latest compliance issues, changes and concerns as you could be? Is compliance handled expertly in all areas of your institution? Has your compliance program changed with the changes in regulations?  Need to meet your annual BSA Training requirement?  (see complete description below).

Compliance School Overview, Schedule and Tuition

Are you as knowledgeable and aware of the latest compliance issues, changes and concerns as you could be? Is compliance handled expertly in all areas of your institution? Has your compliance program changed with the changes in regulations?  Need to meet your annual BSA Training requirement?  Both compliance professionals and bankers in lending and operations areas can benefit from the knowledge and interpretation of professional compliance managers, consultants and regulators in CFT’s Compliance School.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE:  The School will include the latest developments in regulatory compliance, which could change the topics and schedule shown below.

ENTIRE SCHOOL – $1395 PER PERSON – May 8-11, 2017 – includes all modules, lunches, refreshment, student manuals, and a Welcome Cocktail Reception being held on opening night, May 8, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.  You can also choose to attend individual Modules or Workshops as shown in the Registration section.

COMPLIANCE SCHOOL SCHEDULE (Dates are set, but daily schedule is subject to change)

Monday, May 8, 2017

8:30 am – 9:00 am           Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Deposit Operations Module – BSA Compliance Review and Hot Spots
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm            Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm           Deposit Operations Module – BSA Compliance Review and Hot Spots (cont)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm           Deposit Operations Module – Regs CC & D
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm           Reception (casual cocktail/appetizer)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

7:30 am – 8:00 am          Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm        Deposit Operations Module – Regs DD & E – includes Q&A Lunch
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm        Credit Module – Lending Compliance:  RESPA, TRID, Reg Z and MLA/SCRA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

7:30 am – 8:00 am         Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 10:00 am       Credit Module – Lending Compliance:  RESPA, TRID, Reg Z and MLA/SCRA (cont)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm     Credit Module – Fair Lending
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm         Credit Module – CRA

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm         Credit Module – HMDA

Thursday, May 11, 2017

7:30 am – 8:00 am         Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 1:00 pm         Credit Module – FCRA and Flood – includes Q&A Lunch from 12:00-1:00
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm         Management Module – Consumer Complaints, UDAAP, Vendor Management, Privacy, Identity Theft Red Flags and
                                           Incident Response Practices

School Location and Overnight Accommodations

May 8-11, 2017
Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport
1 Bradley International Airport
Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Students are responsible for their own hotel accommodations.  Please call the hotel at 860-627-5311 for discounted room reservations, or CLICK HERE to book online.  FREE ONSITE PARKING!

Intended Audience

You don’t need to be a compliance officer to attend.  Over 50% of the participants in previous years have been lenders, operations officers, auditors, attorneys, presidents, and others.  Compliance education is important for every bank officer.

CRCM, CLE, and CPE Continuing Education Credit Info

“The 30th Annual Federal Compliance School was been approved for 35.5 CRCM credits. Credit Breakdown: Deposit Module-11.75 credits, Credit Module-18 credits and Management Module-5.75 credits. This statement should not be viewed as an endorsement of this program or its sponsor.”  ICB Members must report these credits at www.icbmembers.org.

Attorneys and Accountants seeking CLEs and CPEs should contact Crista Olson to verify if the Compliance School has been approved for credit in your State.  Crista can be reached at 800-795-5242 x9003 or crista@cfteducation.org.


PATTI JOYNER BLENDER, CRCM, founded Financial Solutions in 1990 to provide community financial institutions with effective solutions for the ever increasing need for cost-effective regulatory risk management. The company provides compliance reviews, in-house training, compliance policy and procedure development and other special projects for community bank clients.  Patti’s ability to transform complex requirements into simple, practical solutions is bound by a deep conviction that “excellence is not optional,” easily translating into effective answers for community bankers.  Patti firmly believes that being a community banker is all about the size of your heart, not the size of your bank’s assets! She has a thorough understanding of the current regulatory environment and is able to integrate, streamline and automate related priorities without compromising compliance or performance.  Patti loves people and banking – put the two together and its inspiring!  Ms. Blenden is a frequent presenter for the American Bankers Association where she serves as a faculty member of its prestigious Stonier Graduate School of Banking and National, Intermediate and Graduate Compliance Schools.  Additionally, Patti has developed and delivered many ABA briefing/webcast series on mortgage requirements and many other compliance subjects. She works extensively with many state and regional banking associations, and has been an invited speaker for various State and Federal regulatory and law enforcement agencies. In addition, Patti speaks at many national and state compliance seminars, schools and conferences, conducts in-bank training and is a regularly published compliance resource.  Her high energy style and slightly wicked sense of humor combine to provide entertaining, effective, successful and compliant solutions that will leave a smile in your heart.  Patti has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University and earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification in 1984.  She has over 37 years of banking experience and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM).

KEITH E. MONSON, CRCM, Vice President of Application Compliance, Computer Services, Inc., Jefferson City, MO.  Mr. Monson has over 25 years of banking experience and frequently speaks on a variety of compliance related issues.  Mr. Monson has compliance experience with both large and small financial institutions and has also provided compliance management assistance to banks as a compliance consultant.  Mr. Monson is a past Chairman of the CRCM Advisory Board and a former member of the Certification Council for the Institute of Certified Bankers.  He is also a past Chairman of the Missouri Bankers Association’s Compliance Committee.  In addition, Mr. Monson has written for and served as the Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board – Bank Compliance Magazine and was a past member of the Compliance Executive Committee and the Regulatory Compliance Conference Advisory Committee for the American Bankers Association.  He was named the 2009 Distinguished Service Award winner by the ABA Compliance Administrative Committee for his work in the compliance field.  Mr. Monson graduated from Truman State University and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance.

CARL PRY, CRCM, CRP, 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 throughout the country. He has written extensively regarding consumer and commercial compliance, tax, audit, and financial institution legal issues, and is a frequent contributor to and currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the ABA Bank Compliance magazine. He has spoken at scores of banking, compliance, and state bar associations, and has conducted training sessions for financial institutions across the country.

Register Here!

Times shown are local time. You can choose to pay by credit card or invoice when you register.

Option Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Location Tuition
Federal Compliance School - Includes All Workshops and Modules05/08/1709:00 AM05/11/1705:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $1,395.00Register
Deposit Operations Module05/08/1709:00 AM05/09/1712:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $695.00Register
Regulations CC and D Workshop05/08/1702:00 PM05/08/1705:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $275.00Register
BSA Compliance Review and Hotspots Workshop05/08/1709:00 AM05/08/1702:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $425.00Register
Credit Module05/09/1712:00 PM05/11/1701:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $895.00Register
Lending Compliance Workshop05/09/1712:00 PM05/10/1710:00 AMWindsor Locks CT $675.00Register
Regulations DD and E Workshop05/09/1708:00 AM05/09/1712:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $375.00Register
HMDA Workshop05/10/1702:00 PM05/10/1705:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $275.00Register
Fair Lending and CRA Workshop05/10/1710:00 AM05/10/1702:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $325.00Register
Management Module05/11/1701:00 PM05/11/1705:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $425.00Register
FCRA Flood Insurance Workshop05/11/1708:00 AM05/11/1701:00 PMWindsor Locks CT $425.00Register
Any In-House Request