Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CDT
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Crowne Plaza Hotel - Little Rock 
201 S Shackleford Rd
Little Rock, AR 72211


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Chris Padgett 
Arkansas Community Bankers

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

2019 BSA Conf



8:00 - 8:30


8:30 - 8:40

Welcome and Introductions

8:40 - 10:30

Money Laundering and Other Suspicious Activity - Illicit Finance and Proceeds of Crime
Unit (IFPCU) - Homeland Security - Julio Lara


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. 

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:30

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.

11:30 - 12:20

Marijuana Banking Panel - ASBD, Federal Reserve, and FDIC


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. 

12:20 - 1:15


1:15 - 2:10

Human Trafficking - Special Agent Jeff Pryor - Homeland Security

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.

2:10 - 3:00

Examiner Roundtable - New guidance, hot topics and what you need to know! - ASBD, Federal Reserve, and FDIC


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

3:00 - 3:10


3:10 - 4:00

Elder Exploitation, What to Look For - Brad Lucas and David Jones - 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.  

4:00 - 4:50

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.