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Important CE Change takes effect March 15, 2022

Review a short webinar for details on how to begin submitting CE credit for external training that has not been pre-approved. New process takes effect on March 15th.

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Renewal Requirements

To maintain your Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) in good standing, the following are required:

PLEASE NOTE: ABA will only offer the CSOP exam through December 2020. We will continue to support the CSOP certification for those who maintain the designation. Access to CE credits through webinars, quizzes, and ABA events will be available. We will also accept approved external CE credits from either other providers or internal bank training.

To enter your continuing education credits and pay your annual fee, go to the Certification Manager.

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Pre-Approved ABA Options

The following ABA programs have been pre-approved for Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) continuing education (CE) credits as indicated below:

Course TitleCredits
Account Acceptance and Termination1.00
Applying Fiduciary Principles and Ethics
0.75
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management1.00
Banking Basics Suite0.25
Banking Law and Referrals1.00
BSA/AML: CIP Advanced0.75
BSA/AML: Exempting Customers from CTR Reporting0.50
BSA/AML Fundamentals0.75
BSA/AML: Recordkeeping-Wires, Money Orders, and Other Challenges0.50
BSA/AML: Reporting0.50
BSA/AML: Risk Assessment and Customer Due Diligence0.25
BSA/AML: SAR Reporting1.00
BSA/AML: USA PATRIOT Act0.50
Basic Characteristics of a Trust1.00
Bond Selection and Analysis1.00
Cybersecurity Management1.25
Duties and Powers of the Trustee1.00
Economics & Markets1.00
Elements of an Operational Risk Management Program1.00
Estate and Guardian Administration1.00
Ethical Issues for Bankers1.00
FDIC Insurance Coverage1.00
Fiduciary Ethics
0.75
Fiduciary Law1.00
Fundamentals of Alternative Investment Products1.25
Incident Management and Resilience1.25
Information Security and Red Flags1.00
Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements3.75
Introduction to IRAs0.75
Introduction to Investment Management0.50
Introduction to Trust Administration2.00
Investment Policy1.00
Investment Products1.25
Minimizing Fiduciary Risk and Litigation1.00
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)0.50
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for Compliance Professionals1.25
Operational Risk Model Management1.50
Oversight and Management of Operational Risk1.25
Payments and Settlements1.00
Prudent Portfolio Management1.00
Reserve Requirements for Depository Institutions (Reg D) for Compliance Professionals0.75
Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA)
0.75
Risk and Control Self Assessment1.25
Stock Selection and Analysis1.00
Vendor Risk Management1.25

Other CE Options and FAQs

See links below for all general types of programs that do and do not qualify for continuing education credits, along with frequently asked questions.

Annual Fee Due Dates

Your annual fee due date is based upon when you earned your Certification:

Date EarnedFee NoticeDue Date
Prior to September 1 of the current yearOctoberJanuary 31
Between September 1 and December 31 of the current year
FebruaryMarch 31

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