Part 3 - Reg E Potpourri

Auditing the EFTA and Regulation E Labyrinth Series

Aired: Thursday, April 27, 2017

2.5 CRCM, 2.5 CAFP, 2.5 CFSSP

The Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) defines both consumer responsibility and liability. Are you taking advantage of the protections the EFTA and Reg E have defined for your bank? Are you carefully considering UDAAP implications as well? Are you comfortable with the similarities and the differences in each electronic funds transfer (EFT) product's investigation and resolution rules to deal effectively with consumer EFT disputes?

The EFTA and implementing Regulation E can pose large compliance risks and bottom line hits to your financial institution's profitability. It is not easy to work through the maze of EFT and Reg E requirements, NACHA rules and card issuer contractual operating requirements.

This three-part series will help increase your confidence in your institution's ability to properly disclose an ever-changing myriad of payment regulations and systems. Receive suggestions on how to significantly enhance your audit programs. Learn the specifics of each set of rules and how they interface to make sure you have the answers needed to both comply and fulfill your customer service goals and objectives.  These recordings prove that effective, thorough audits provide more than just compliance assistance--they provide solutions and savings!

In the final session of the series, Patti provides you with an in depth review of overdraft provisions, risk mitigation and audit procedures, including an all-important review of recent enforcement actions significantly impacting  your Reg E compliance program.

This recording focuses on:

  • Overdraft Provisions
    • Opt-in Requirements
    • Prohibition Against Conditioning Other Services Based on Affirmative Consent
    • Variations in Terms, Conditions or Features
    • Continuing Right to Opt-in or to Revoke the Opt-in
  • Risk Mitigation and Audit Procedures
    • EFTA and Reg E Enforcement Actions
    • UDAAP Enforcement Actions with EFT Implications
  • Reg E Record Retention
  • EFTA and Reg E Penalty Provisions

  • Patti Blenden
    supplies you with tools and checklists to enhance your compliance procedures and help you make sense of this maze of seemingly contradictory requirements. Work together with Patti to mitigate the risk of an increasingly complex product and services offering provided by your financial institution. 


    • Patti Blenden, CRCM, President, Financial Solutions for Growing Companies, Inc.​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 Continuing Education Credits

The Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) has approved this program for 2.5 CRCM, 2.5 CAFP and 2.5 CFSSP continuing education credits for the live program and the recording.

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​Program Questions? Please contact Linda Shepard / Cari Hearn.

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ABA Member • $265
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 Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers & Managers
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Deposit Operations Professionals
  • Chief Risk Managers & Risk Management Professionals
  • Chief Auditors and Audit Professioanls
  • In-house Cousel
  • Bank Examiners and Regulators
  • Senior Bank Managers
    and CPAs

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