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January/February 2021

  • Fair and Responsible Banking Programs*
  • Initiating a Hemp Banking Program*
  • From Root Cause to Remediation*
  • Analyzing Complaints*

Queries due by October 1, 2020
Completed articles due by November 1, 2020 
Advertising space closing: December 1, 2020
Advertising materials due: December 8, 2020

Bonus distribution:
ABA Conference for Community Bankers 

March/April

  • Fair Lending for non-mortgage products* 
  • Fair Lending and AI*
  • Handling the New Normal (virtual exams, audits, etc.)
  • OFAC Sanctions Compliance*
  • Issue Management*

Accepting article queries by December 1, 2020
Completed articles due by January 4, 2021
Advertising space closing: February 1, 2021
Advertising materials due: February 8, 2021

Bonus distribution:
ABA Compliance School
ABA Risk Management Conference 

May/June

  • UDAAP and Marketing*
  • Mortgage Servicing during COVID-19*
  • Debt Collections*
  • Limited English Proficiency*
  • CRA Modernization*

Accepting article queries by February 1, 2021
Completed articles due by March 1, 2021
Advertising space closing: April 1, 2021
Advertising materials due: April 8, 2021

Bonus distribution:
ABA Stonier School
ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference

July/August

  • HMDA*
  • Change Management*
  • Training*
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act*
  • PPP Loans*
  • Mystery Shopping*

Accepting article queries by April 1, 2021
Completed articles due by May 3, 2021 
Advertising space closing: June 1, 2021
Advertising materials due: June 8, 2021

September/October

  • Servicing
  • Leadership Skills for Compliance
  • Climate
  • Change Management
  • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Compliant Digital Experiences
  • Compliance and Cyber Threats

Accepting article queries by June 1, 2021
Completed articles due by July 1, 2021
Advertising space closing: August 2, 2021
Advertising materials due: August 9, 2021

Bonus distribution:
ABA Compliance Schools
ABA Annual Convention

November/December

  • BSA/AML
  • Central bank and digital currencies
  • Accepting other topics and authors
  • Personal Liability for Compliance Officers

Accepting article queries by August 1, 2021
Completed articles due by September 1, 2021
Advertising space closing: October 1, 2021
Advertising materials due: October 8, 2021

Bonus distribution:
ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

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