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November/December 2020

  • OCC permits cryptocurrency*
  • Money services businesses*
  • CRA modernization*
  • Post forbearance mortgage servicing*

Queries due by August 1, 2020
Completed articles due by September 1, 2020 
Advertising space closing: October 1, 2020
Advertising materials due: October 8, 2020

Bonus distribution:
ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

January/February 2021

  • Social Injustice and fair lending*
  • Complaint Management*
  • Root Cause Analysis*
  • Cannabis Onboarding

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*
  • Loss Mitigation*
  • Training*
  • Compliance officers as regulatory and technology experts
  • Social and Corporate Governance*

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*
  • Pandemic Planning  and Best Practices
  • 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*

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 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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