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ABA Risk and Compliance Magazine is the banking industry’s leading voice on legislation, regulation and case law. Packed with turnkey procedures, flow charts, case studies, and ready-to-use sample forms, the award-winning publication from the American Bankers Association delivers need-to-know regulatory analysis—the industry's most critical topic—six times a year.

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ABA Risk and Compliance is delivered to 5,500+ leading banking compliance professionals nationwide. Nearly 75% of subscribers have 10 or more years of experience in regulatory compliance, and more than 4 out of 5 readers save each issue for future reference. There are no free or controlled subscriptions - 100% of the circulation is paid.

For a more detailed profile of ABA Risk and Compliance readers and their habits, explore our Reader Profile.

2022 Print Advertising Rates

Ad Color / SizesFrequency / Rate (in US Dollars only)
1/2 Horizontal$2,200$2,000$1,800$1,600
Full Page $2,800$2,600$2,400$2,200
2-page Spread$4,900$4,500$4,100$3,700
1/2 Horizontal$1,800$1,600$1,400$1,200
Full Page$2,400$2,200$2,000$1,800
2-page Spread$4,200$3,800$3,400$3,000
Black & White1x3x6x12x
1/2 Horizontal$1,300$1,100$900$700
Full Page$1,900$1,700$1,500$1,300
2-page Spread$3,500$3,100$2,700$2,300
Covers & PositioningCover charges are in addition to four-color rate earned.
Inside Front Coveradd 15%
Inside Back Coveradd 10%
Back Cover
add 20%
Other Special Positionsadd 10%

ABA Partner Network Members and Endorsed Providers Discounts

ABA is proud to offer discounted rate schedules to ABA Partner Network Members and ABA Endorsed Solution providers. Please contact your Naylor account executive for more information.

Rebates & Short Rate

A rebate will be provided on the last ad when more advertising than originally contracted for has been placed and reaches the next frequency level. All advertising is subject to short rate when less advertising than originally contracted has been placed.

Inserts & Polybagging

Preprinted inserts may be placed in the full run of the magazine. Cost is based upon the actual weight and size of the insert, as well as binding method required. For a customized price quote, please contact your sales representative, or the publisher at (202) 663-5378.

Business Reply Cards

Business Reply Cards (BRCs) are billed at the 1/2-page black & white space rate earned, plus a $500 net binding charge. BRCs count as one insertion and must be accompanied by space advertising in the same issue. Contact the publisher at (202) 663-5378 for quantity and shipping information.

Contract Regulations

Signed insertion orders are required. All art instructions are required in writing. Verbal agreements will not be recognized. Contracts cover number of insertions within one year of contract date.
NOTE: Cancellations will not be accepted after published space closing deadlines.

By submitting this advertisement, you grant the ABA permission to reproduce and distribute the intellectual property provided in ABA Risk and Compliance and warrant that the intellectual property contained in the advertisement is either owned by you, in the public domain, or licensed with full authority from the owner and grants ABA the rights identified herein. Furthermore, you warrant that all submitted advertisements are original, factually accurate, contain nothing defamatory or otherwise unlawful, and does not infringe on the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third person, business or corporation. You indemnify the ABA against any and all claims made by third parties related to the submitted advertisement.

Agency Commissions

15% of gross on space, color and special position charges recognized to agencies. No cash discount. Credit will be granted to advertising agencies only on the condition that the agency is responsible for payment of the advertising order. New advertisers prepay first insertion.

Space / Materials Deadlines

Space closes on the 1st of the month prior to publication and materials are due by the 8th of the month prior to publication.

For the latest content schedule, view our Editorial Calendar.

Print Ad Specifications

Advertisement Sizes

Trim size of the magazine is 8-1/2 x 11 inches.

Ad TypeSize (width x height)
Full Page, No Bleed7.5 x 10 inches
Full Page with Bleed8.75 x 11.25 inches
1/2 Page Horizontal7.5 x 4.75 inches
Spread with Bleed17.5 x 11.25 inches

Artwork Requirements

Advertisers must submit high-resolution, printer-ready PDF files. Files can be sent via e-mail to [email protected].

ABA is not responsible for misprinted ads if a color proof is not provided with the ad materials. Laser proofs are acceptable for black and white ads only.

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