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January/February 2020

  • Human trafficking*
  • Data Governance*
  • Handling sensitive information*
  • Demystifying Regtech*

Completed articles due: November 1, 2019

Bonus distribution:
Conference for Community Bankers, Orlando, February 9-12
CRCM Exam Prep, Reston, Va., February 10-14

Advertising space closing: December 2, 2019

Advertising materials due: December 9, 2019

March/April 2020

  • Conduct risk*
  • Preparing for examinations*
  • Privacy
  • Automated testing and monitoring*
  • Fair lending audits*

Completed articles due: January 2, 2020

Bonus distribution:
Risk Management Conference, New Orleans, March 25-27
Compliance Schools, TBD, March 28-April 2

Advertising space closing: February 3, 2020

Advertising materials due: February 10, 2020

May/June

  • Consumer advocacy and fair lending
  • Financial education and older adults
  • Fintech*

Completed articles due: March 2, 2020

Bonus distribution:
Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Philadelphia, Pa., June 4-11
Regulatory Compliance Conference, National Harbor, Md., June 7-10

Advertising space closing: April 1, 2020

Advertising materials due: April 8, 2020

July/August

  • Non-English proficiency and fair lending
  • Fair Lending for non-mortgage products*
  • Small dollar lending
  • HMDA
  • Mortgage servicing in disasters*
  • Monitoring mortgage origination lending controls

Completed articles due: May 1, 2020

Bonus distribution:
CRCM Exam Prep, Atlanta, July 27-31
Risk Management Schools, TBD

Advertising space closing: June 1, 2020

Advertising materials due: June 8, 2020

September/October

  • Fair lending and servicing*
  • What compliance should learn from recent natural disasters*
  • Commercial lending compliance
  • CRA

Completed articles due: July 1, 2020

Bonus distribution:
ABA Annual Convention, Boston, October 18-21

Advertising space closing: August 3, 2020

Advertising materials due: August 10, 2020

November/December

  • Understanding Blockchain*
  • Money service businesses*
  • BSA fine-tuning
  • AML and fintechs

Completed articles due: September 1, 2020

Bonus distribution:
Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, Washington, DC, December 6-8

Advertising space closing: October 1, 2020

Advertising materials due: October 8, 2020

* author assigned.