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Commercial Lending Hot Topics

Aired: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Shut...Up! Commercial banking IS INDEED subject to compliance laws and regulations! Unbelievable but true. How can we help struggling commercial bankers manage compliance with extensive rules and regulations applicable to commercial transactions?

Patti Blenden and Carl Pry discuss pain points in commercial lending compliance and how to strengthen your compliance management system (CMS).

This briefing features information originally presented during the June 2018 Regulatory Compliance Conference. Content has been updated for this program. If you or your colleagues missed the conference session, now is the chance to participate!

Discussion Highlights:

  • Receive an updated list of Patti's and Carl's key compliance topics applicable to commercial loans
  • Find out what Fair Lending and Equal Credit Opportunity Act provisions continue to be of critical importance
  • Learn about the flood insurance provisions that must be carefully followed to ensure protection of structures securing commercial loans
  • Understand the Bank Secrecy Act's new Beneficial Ownership Rules and its focus on legal entity customers; the majority of your commercial customers


  • Sharon Whitaker, Vice President Commercial Real Estate Finance, American Bankers Association (moderator)
  • Patti J. Blenden, CRCM, President and Founder, Financial Solutions for Growing Companies, Inc.
  • Carl G. Pry, Managing Director, Treliant

 Continuing Education Credits


ABA Professional Certifications has approved this program for 2.0 CLBB and 2.0 CRCM 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 • $235
Non-Member • $365



  • Compliance Officers and Managers
  • Chief Credit Officers
  • Commercial Lenders
  • Commercial Loan Officers and Managers
  • Risk Managers and Auditors
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Branch Managers
  • Bank Counsel
  • Senior Bank Managers
  • CRCMs, CPAs

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