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Course description

You have been appointed as the new Bank Secrecy Officer for your bank. You now feel like a deer caught in the headlights--what to do, where to start, who can help? All of these thoughts are running through your mind. Well, worry no more since we have designed the perfect program for new BSA officers and will help you set up a framework to begin your new job and organize the sections of the BSA exam manual and law so that you will know how to begin. You will go from panic to calm, as this program will break down the components of the regulation, the exam manual and the functions so that you can begin to look at each piece one at a time.


Program Topics

·         Understand how the BSA law is organized.

·         Understand how the sections of the BSA manual can help you structure your program.

·         Designing a risk assessment.

·         How to write a BSA policy.

·         How to look at Customer Identification Programs and Customer Due Diligence

·         Working on the SAR, Investigation, Filing and Tracking

·         Changes pending, e-filing, confidentiality and organization.

·         What regulators may expect from your AML program.

·         And much, much more!


Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for New BSA Officers, BSA coordinators, those who assist the BSA Officers such as Security, OFAC and Compliance Officers



Deborah Crawford

Deborah Crawford is the President of gettechnical inc. She specializes in compliance and regulations for the deposit side of financial institutions. Her 27+ year career in banking and training began at Hibernia National Bank. She has been a seminar leader for many state associations and credit union groups across the nation. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees from Louisiana State University.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Access Webinar

  • 2


    • Slides

    • 2021 FFIEC BSA-AML Exam Manual

    • CTR XMLUserGuide_FinCENCTR

    • FinCEN SAR Electronic Filing Requirements

    • Questions and Answers