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CSOP Continuing Education Credit Options

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:

Online Training Courses

Course TitleCredits
Account Acceptance and Termination1.00
Applying Fiduciary Principles and Ethics
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management1.00
Banking Basics Suite0.25
Banking Law and Referrals1.00
Basic Administrative Duties of a Trustee12.00
BSA/AML: CIP Advanced0.75
BSA/AML: Complying with the BSA0.50
BSA/AML: Exempting Customers from CTR Reporting0.50
BSA/AML: Overview0.25
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
Basic Characteristics of a Trust1.00
Bond Selection and Analysis1.00
Certificate in BSA and AML Compliance2.25
Certificate in Core Concepts for Fiduciary Advisors
Certificate in Deposit Compliance
Certificate in Fiduciary Principles and Ethics
Certificate in Operational Risk Management9.75
Cybersecurity Management1.25
Digital Banker Certificate
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
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
Introduction to Trust Products and Services12.00
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 Professionals1.00
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 Professionals0.50
Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA)
Risk and Control Self Assessment1.25
Stock Selection and Analysis1.00
Vendor Risk Management1.25


Due to changes in content, new program credits are added 30 days prior to the date of the event. Please check back to see actual credits approved.

Program TitleCredits
ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 23-25, 20206.00
ABA Risk Management Conference, April 7-9, 201914.75
ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 10-12, 201913.00


Browse Available Programs

Program TitleCredits
Evolving Standards in Trustee Compensation, October 1, 20202.00
Unclaimed Property: Escheatment Updates, September 23, 2020
2019 Securities Operations Services Recorded Webinars Suite, 4 recordings, 20197.00
Proxy – What You Need to Know in 2019, May 22, 20191.25
An Introduction to Securities Lending, April 17, 20191.25
Security and Privacy Issues for Fiduciaries and Clients, February 7, 20192.50
Regulatory Change Management – Pay it Forward!, February 5, 2019 2.00

Other CE Options and FAQs

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