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Legal Foundations in Banking

Presents the underlying legal structure for conducting the business of banking. This course covers key legal requirements affecting banks and bankers, as well as core language that must be understood to be effective. It provides the critical legal knowledge that every banker should know.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basic foundation for transaction processing and deposits
  • Identify the key areas that encompass the legal risks banks face
  • Provide a foundation for determining safety and soundness requirements to provide protection to the bank
  • Establish a framework for sound practices and understanding of financial transactions and their requirements


This is a foundation course in the legal structure and basis for commercial banking, designed for new bankers, banking managers, or those transacting business directly with customers.

Course Credits

ABA Professional Certifications: 37.5 CLBB

ABA Certificates​: This course applies to the Certificate in General Banking.


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 Registration & Pricing


Facilitated Course
ABA Member • $550
Non-Member • $675

Printed or eBook
ABA Member • $125
Nonmember • $155
Bill Me Option

Additional fees and taxes may apply.


 Upcoming Dates

  • July 15, 2019
  • September 9, 2019 
  • March 23, 2020

 Course Advantages

  • Collaborative communities
  • Convenience and flexibility
  • Expert instructors
  • Interactive discussions
  • Real-world assignments