When

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
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Where

Crowne Plaza Hotel - Little Rock 
201 S Shackleford Rd
Little Rock, AR 72211

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Contact

Chris Padgett 
Arkansas Community Bankers
501-246-4975 
info@arcommunitybankers.com 
 

Arkansas Community Bankers 2019 Bank Secrecy and Anti-Money Laundering Conference 

2019 BSA Conf

 

Agenda

8:00 - 8:30

Registration

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome and Introductions

8:45 - 10:15

Money Laundering and Other Suspicious Activity - Illicit Finance and Proceeds of Crime
Unit (IFPCU) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

 

This session will be designed to inform bank personnel on the current environment
regarding suspicious activity and money laundering.  Discussion of red flags and
examples of activities will be provided. 

10:15 - 10:25

Break

10:25 - 11:15

Your BSA Program and the impact of technology - Bruce Upton EVP-Chief Operations
Officer Stone Bank

 

This session is designed to discuss the importance of BSA in the emerging world of technology.

11:15 - 12:05

Marijuana Banking Panel 

 

Regulator panel will discuss the upcoming marijuana industry and the impact of banking
in Arkansas.  This will be an informative session that will include Q&A. 

12:05 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 1:50

Human Trafficking - Special Agent Jeff Pryor US Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (ICE)

 

This session is to discuss the ongoing human trafficking activities.  The activity will be discussed as well as potential red flags as to what to look for in suspicious activity.

1:50 - 2:45

Examiner Roundtable - New guidance, hot topics and what you need to know! 

 

Regulation roundtable that will discuss recent FILs, FinCEN guidance, and discuss
exam issues. 

2:45 - 2:55

Break

2:55 - 3:45

Elder Exploitation, What to Look For - Chris Wheeler, Adult Protective Services DHS

 

The session is designed to discuss the elder abuse activity that is ongoing in Arkansas. 
This will include potential red flags to look for when dealing with elderly individuals or caretakers.  The review will also discuss the DHS role in protecting older individuals and
steps banks need to take in reporting information.  

3:45 - 4:35

BSA Hot Topics and Concerns - Shaun Harms, Bankers Assurance, LLC

 

This session will wrap up the conference and discuss the hot topics and regulator hot
buttons seen in the area.  It will concentrate on high risk accounts, beneficial
ownership, suspicious activity monitoring, program management, etc.