Federal Compliance School For Banks and Credit Unions

CFT Credits: 35.00

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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?

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 at CFT’s Annual 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 – $1,495 PER PERSON – May 8-11, 2018 – 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.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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 cocktails and appetizers)

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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        Management Module – Consumer Complaints, UDAAP, Vendor Management, Privacy, Identity Theft Red Flags and
                                             Incident Response Practices

Thursday, May 10, 2018

7:30 am – 8:00 am         Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm      Credit Module – FCRA and Flood
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

Friday, May 11, 2018

7:30 am – 8:00 am        Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm      Credit Module – Lending Compliance – RESPA, TRID, Reg Z, MLA/SCRA
12:00 pm -1:00 pm       Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm        Credit Module – Lending Compliance – RESPA, TRID, Reg Z, MLA/SCRA (cont)

School Location and Overnight Accommodations

May 8-11, 2018
Sheraton Bradley International Airport
1 Bradley International Airport
Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Hotel Room Reservations:  Students are responsible for their own accommodations.  Please call the hotel at 860-627-5311 for the discounted rate of $149 per night, or CLICK HERE to book online.  This rate is good until the room block sells out or April 16, 2018, whichever comes first.

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

“32nd Annual CFT Federal Compliance School has been approved for  35 CRCM credits.  Breakdown of credit: Op/Deposit Module-11.25 CRCM credits, Credit Module-18 CRCM credits and Mgmt. Module-5.75 CRCM credits.  This statement should not be viewed as an endorsement of this program or its sponsor.”  Certification holders must report these credits at aba.csod.com.

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 BLENDEN 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.

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.

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

OptionStart DateStart TimeEnd DateEnd TimeLocationTuition
Federal Compliance School - Includes All Workshops and Modules05/08/1809:00 AM05/11/1805:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$1,495.00Register
Regulations CC and D Workshop05/08/1802:00 PM05/08/1805:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$295.00Register
Deposit Operations Module05/08/1809:00 AM05/09/1812:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$745.00Register
BSA Compliance Review and Hotspots Workshop05/08/1809:00 AM05/08/1802:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$455.00Register
Management Module05/09/1812:00 PM05/09/1805:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$565.00Register
Regulations DD and E Workshop05/09/1808:00 AM05/09/1811:00 AMWindsor Locks CT$405.00Register
HMDA Workshop05/10/1802:00 PM05/10/1805:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$295.00Register
CRA Workshop05/10/1801:00 PM05/10/1802:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$145.00Register
FCRA Flood Insurance Workshop05/10/1808:00 AM05/10/1801:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$455.00Register
Credit Module05/10/1808:00 AM05/11/8105:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$955.00Register
Lending Compliance Workshop05/11/1808:00 AM05/11/1805:00 PMWindsor Locks CT$825.00Register