Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM CDT
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:45 PM CDT

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Little Rock, AR 72201

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Chris Padgett 
Arkansas Community Bankers Association 501-246-4975 


Arkansas Community Bankers / Bankers Assurance
2019 Compliance Conference

Join us for the 2019 ACB/Bankers Assurance Compliance Conference! The most pressing, front-and-center compliance topics will be discussed in great detail in an open, friendly environment. If you've  attended this event in the past, you know the comradery and openness this conference provides. It's what makes this conference so special. Don't miss it!

   Featured Speaker Patti Blenden, Financial Solutions 

Financial Solutions works extensively with many state and regional banking associations, and has been an invited speaker for various State and Federal regulatory and law enforcement agencies. In addition, Patti speaks at many national and state compliance seminars, schools and conferences, conducts in-bank training and is a regularly published compliance resource.  Her high energy style and slightly wicked sense of humor combine to provide entertaining, effective, successful and compliant solutions that will leave a smile in your heart.


Tuesday, September 10

9:00a    Hot Topics and Concerns in Commercial Lending
Patti Blenden - Financial Solutions
9:55a    SCRA/MLA Update
             Shaun Harms - Bankers Assurance

10:55a  Modernizing CRA and What's Happening

             Patti Blenden - Financial Solutions

11:45    Lunch

12:45p  Hot Topics and Lessons Learned in TRID, TILA, and RESPA

             Shaun Harms - Bankers Assurance

2:30p    Private Flood Insurance Rule and Other Flood Issues

             Patti Blenden - Financial Solutions

3:45p    HMDA Lessons Learned

             Kimberly Boatwright - Ncontracts

Wednesday, September 11 

8:30a    Recent Developments in Fair Lending and Avoiding the Pitfalls
             Josh Kotin, Buckley, LLP

9:45a    Bankers Panel - Emerging Issues and Best Practices

             Three community bankers discuss
compliance management
the pitfalls, and best practices at their banks.
             Sara Berg - VP/Compliance Director, Farmers & Merchants Bank,

             Erin Simpson - Director of Compliance, First Security Bank, Searcy

             Tracey Hisaw - SVP/Chief Risk Officer, Relyance Bank, Pine Bluff

10:40a  The Future of the Compliance Officer
             Patti Blenden - Financial Solutions

11:45a   Lunch

12:45p  Issues with E-Sign

             Patti Blenden, Financial Solutions

1:40p    Contacting Customers and Potential Pitfalls (TCPA, CAN SPAM)
  Andrew Ames, FDIC
2:40p    Deposit Updates, What you need to know

             Patti Blenden, Financial Solutions

3:55p    Banking Marijuana, An update for All

             Shaun Harms - Bankers Assurance

**The Lending Section - 8:00a Tuesday, September 10, 2019 through Lunch Wednesday, September, 11, 2019**

***The Operations Section - 10:40a to 4:45p Wednesday, September 11, 2019, including lunch***