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CSOP Continuing Education Credit Options

Pre-Approved ABA Options

The following ABA programs have been pre-approved for Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) continuing education (CE) credits as indicated below:

Conferences/Schools - Due to changes in content, new program credits are added 30 days prior to the date of the event. Please check back to see actual credits approved:




Program Title Credits
ABA Risk Management Conference, March 25-27, 2020 TBD​
ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 23-25, 2020 TBD​
ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference, June 9-12, 2019 TBD​
​ABA Risk Management Conference, April 7-9, 2019 14.75
​ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 10-12, 2019 13.00​
ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference, June 24-27, 2018 up to 19.75
ABA Risk Management Conference, March 18-20, 2018 18.50
ABA Model Risk Management Workshop for Bank Risk Managers, March 17, 2018 7.50
ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 25-27, 2018 up to 15.25




Browse Available Programs

Program Title Credits
Proxy – What You Need to Know in 2019, May 22, 2019 1.25​
An Introduction to Securities Lending, April 17, 2019 1.25​
Security and Privacy Issues for Fiduciaries and Clients, February 7, 2019 2.50
Regulatory Change Management – Pay it Forward!, February 5, 2019 2.00
Securities Operations Services Recorded Briefings Suite, 4 recordings, 2018 6.25
Industry Update for Corporate Trustees, November 7, 2018 2.00
Risk Management Issues for Corporate Trustees, August 22, 2018 2.00
ETFs: What, Who, Where, How, Why, August 14, 2018
Anatomy of Class Action Claim Filing, July 17, 2018 1.25
Ethical Issues for Trust Professionals, June 7, 2018 2.50
Life Cycle of a Trade, May 16, 2018 1.25
TPRM and GDPR: Where Do They Meet and What Does It Mean?, March 8, 2018 2.00
Corporate Actions, February 22, 2018 1.25
Regulatory Update for Corporate Trustees, February 7, 2018 2.00
Third Party Risk Management: Driving Effective Assessments Independently and Collaboratively, January 31, 2018 2.00

 Online Training Courses


Course Title Credits
Account Acceptance and Termination 1.00
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management 1.00
Banking Basics Suite 0.25
Banking Law and Referrals 1.00
Basic Administrative Duties of a Trustee 12.00
BSA/AML: CIP Advanced 0.75
BSA/AML: Complying with the BSA 0.50
BSA/AML: Exempting Customers from CTR Reporting 0.50
BSA/AML: Overview 0.25
BSA/AML: Recordkeeping-Wires, Money Orders, and Other Challenges 0.50
BSA/AML: Reporting 0.50
BSA/AML: Risk Assessment and Customer Due Diligence 0.25
BSA/AML: SAR Reporting 1.00
Basic Characteristics of a Trust 1.00
Bond Selection and Analysis 1.00
Certificate in BSA and AML Compliance 1.25
Certificate in Operational Risk Management 9.75
Cybersecurity Management 1.25
Duties and Powers of the Trustee 1.00
Economics for Bankers (no longer offered) 45.00
Economics & Markets 1.00
Elements of an Operational Risk Management Program 1.00
Estate and Guardian Administration 1.00
Ethical Issues for Bankers 1.00
FDIC Insurance Coverage 1.00
Fiduciary Law 1.00
Fundamentals of Alternative Investment Products 1.25
Incident Management and Resilience 1.25
Information Security and Red Flags 1.00
Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements 3.75
Introduction to IRAs 0.75
Introduction to Investment Management 2.75
Introduction to Trust Administration 2.00
Introduction to Trust Products and Services 12.00
Investment Policy 1.00
Investment Products 1.25
Minimizing Fiduciary Risk and Litigation 1.00
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) 0.50
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for Compliance Professionals 1.00
Operational Risk Model Management 1.50
Oversight and Management of Operational Risk 1.25
Payments and Settlements 1.00
Privacy for Customer Contact Personnel 0.50
Prudent Portfolio Management 1.00
Reserve Requirements for Depository Institutions (Reg D) for Compliance Professionals 0.50
Right fo Financial Privacy Act (RFPA)
Risk and Control Self Assessment 1.25
Stock Selection and Analysis 1.00
Truth in Savings Act (Reg DD) 1.25
Vendor Risk Management 1.25

Other CE Options and FAQs

See links below for all general types of programs that do and do not qualify for continuing education credits, along with frequently asked questions.

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​Questions? Please contact ABA Certifications for more information.