Calendar of Events

  • Employment Compliance Priorities for 2019

    Jan 18th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Employment Compliance Priorities for 2019


    Presented by Steve Greene
    Friday, January 18th, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • What is the status of the federal overtime exemption standards in light of the federal agency “Listening Sessions” and what is the expected salary level increase for 2019?
    • Where do we stand with Mortgage Lenders, Consumer Lenders, and Underwriters from an exemption perspective, given recent federal court and agency activity?
    • What are the new OFCCP investigation processes and how will they impact financial service organizations?
    • In terms of pay equity compliance, what analysis is being utilized by the OFCCP to combine rolls, as outlined in its August 2018 Directive.
    • What are the current obligations for Affirmative Action Plans and Diversity Self-Assessments, including the new AAP verification process?
    • How should community banks plan for employment compliance efforts in calendar year 2019?
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  • CRE Appraisals: Appraisal Components, Approaches to Value and Cap Rates

    Jan 22nd, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm
    CRE Appraisals: Appraisal Components, Approaches to Value and Cap Rates


    Presented by Richard Hamm
    Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • Types of appraisals by format
    • What to look for within the assumptions and limiting conditions
    • Property ownership interests clarified (fee simple, leased fee, etc.)
    • Highest and best use of the property
    • Approaches to value
      • Cost approach and information useful in the underwriting and loan structuring process
      • Income approach options of discounted cash flow (DCF) and direct capitalization, with the steps to building net operating income (NOI) and the cap rate used in direct capitalization
      • Comparables and the key issue to consider when selecting and evaluating comps
      • Reconciliation of value
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  • Health Savings Accounts

    Jan 23rd, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Health Savings Accounts


    Presented by Patrice Konarik
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT


    COVERED TOPICS
    Happy 15th Birthday to Health Savings Accounts!! Why is it after all these years, the same mistakes are being made over and over again? While we were patient during the learning curve as a new product, enough is enough!!! The HSA owners must take responsibility for their role in using these accounts correctly.

    • What are the 5 mandatory requirements for HSA eligibility?
    • What are the NEW contribution limits for 2018/2019?
    • What responsibilities does the financial institution have to monitor qualified medical expense withdrawals?
    • What kind of account should the HSA money be invested in?
    • How do we handle excess contributions and re-deposit medical expense reimbursements?
    • What are the IRS reporting requirements for HSA contributions and distributions?
    • What are the 4 major “trouble spots” for HSA accounts and the recommendations to solve the problems?

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  • Basics of Real Estate Loan Documentation

    Jan 23rd, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Basics of Real Estate Loan Documentation


    Presented by Robin Russell
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • Real estate lien notes
    • Letters of Intent, Commitment Letters and Loan Agreements
    • Mortgages and Deeds of Trust
    • Real property legal descriptions
    • Purchase and sale agreements
    • Appraisal requirements and regulatory guidelines
    • Evaluations
    • Surveys, title commitments and title insurance
    • Property and casualty insurance
    • Deed restrictions and zoning
    • Environmental risk assessments
    • Flood insurance regulations
    • Basic construction lending documentation
    • Essential loan administration
    • Closing documentation
    • Essential loan administration issues, loan agreements and construction lending monitoring requirements
    • Key real estate bankruptcy concepts
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  • MBA BSA/AML Conference

    Jan 24th, 2019
    All-day Event
    MS Sports Hall of Fame | 1152 Lakeland Drive | Jackson, Mississippi 39216 | Exit 98B off I-55

    MBA BSA/AML Conference
    January 24-25, 2019


    MS Sports Hall of Fame
    1152 Lakeland Drive
    Jackson, Mississippi 39216
    Exit 98B off I-55

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  • Is Your Organization Financially Fit?

    Jan 24th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Is Your Organization Financially Fit?


    Presented by Joe Saari
    Thursday, January 24th, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • Find out how investing in the financial know-how of your employees can help to improve employees satisfaction and engagement with up to a 300% ROI
    • Learn how improving the financial fitness of your customers can help to drive up to 3X improvement in the quantity and quality of referrals
    • Discover how new innovations fusing best practices in technology, psychology and behavioral science have been used to boost retirement savings in target groups by 40% from a 2 year research study with the University of Wisconsin-Madison
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  • MBA BSA/AML Conference

    Jan 25th, 2019
    All-day Event
    MS Sports Hall of Fame | 1152 Lakeland Drive | Jackson, Mississippi 39216 | Exit 98B off I-55

    MBA BSA/AML Conference
    January 24-25, 2019


    MS Sports Hall of Fame
    1152 Lakeland Drive
    Jackson, Mississippi 39216
    Exit 98B off I-55

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  • Accounting Essentials for Banks

    Jan 28th, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Accounting Essentials for Banks


    Presented by Eileen Iles
    Monday, January 28th, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • Accounting Information System
      • Defining Accounting and Role of Accounting in Decision Making
      • Decision Makers: The Users of Accounting Information
      • Accounting Equation
      • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
      • Introduction of Financial Statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows
      • Recording Financial Transactions
        • Measurement Issues
        • Double-Entry System
        • Recording and Posting Transactions
        • The Trial Balance
      • Measuring Financial Income
        • Accrual Accounting
        • Adjustment and Close Process
      • The Basics of Financial Statements
        • Reading and Understanding the Financial Statements
        • Basic Techniques to Analyzing the Financial Statements

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  • When to Coach? When to Supervise?

    Jan 29th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am
    When to Coach? When to Supervise?


    Presented by Honey Shelton
    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • How do you close the gap between what you want from your team and what you are getting?
      • What’s a supervisor’s job?
      • What’s a coach’s job?
      • When do you direct, when do you delegate, and when do you develop?
      • How do you teach others to be resourceful?
      • Are you the problem-solver or teaching how to problem-solve?

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  • Strategic Planning for Financial Institutions - It's All About Your Strategy!

    Jan 29th, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Strategic Planning for Financial Institutions - It's All About Your Strategy!


    Presented by Marci Malzahn
    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS

    This important and timely banking webinar will address:

    • The importance of a clearly defined strategic plan structure
    • Key components common to successful strategies
    • The role of Enterprise Risk mitigation and management in a bank’s strategic plan
    • Establishing ‘best practices’ with Board Governance
    • Developing, implementing and managing the strategic planning process in your bank or credit union
    Whether your institution lacks a cohesive strategy or just wants to review existing plan(s), this webinar will address questions including:
    • What is your vision for the future of your bank?
    • Do your employees know your vision, and can they articulate it?
    • Does the culture and brand of your bank (everything from your electronic signature on your emails to the look of your bank lobby) reflect the vision of where you want to take your bank?
    • Do you know your risks—the risks that are unique to your bank?
    • Do you have the right people, and are they in the right places to fulfill the vision of your bank?
    You will walk away with tools and ideas to:
    • Integrate your Enterprise Risk Management Program into your Strategic Plan
    • Integrate your Talent Management Program into your Strategic Plan, and>
    • Ensure your Strategic Plan doesn’t sit on the shelf and gets implemented.
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  • Reviewing Residential Appraisals for Mortgage Decisions

    Jan 30th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Reviewing Residential Appraisals for Mortgage Decisions


    Presented by J. T. Turner
    Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    This description is from the October 2018 webinar. Please check back for a modified description. Topics may be updated, but registration is now open.
    • Valuation methods
    • Review of the Single Family Form
    • Review of the Multi Family Form
    • Key information
    • Red flags
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  • Advertising Compliance

    Jan 30th, 2019
    1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Advertising Compliance


    Presented by David Dickinson
    Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • FDIC signage and advertising rules
      • The Fair Housing Act
      • Deposit Insurance
      • Truth in Lending
      • Truth in Savings
      • Sample Rate Sheet
      • Non-Deposit Investments
      • Lobby Disclosures
      • Web Sites
      • UDAAP

    **Lotteries and sweepstakes will not be covered.

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  • Dealing with Subpoenas, Summonses, Garnishments, Tax Levies, Etc.

    Jan 31st, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Dealing with Subpoenas, Summonses, Garnishments, Tax Levies, Etc.


    Presented by Terri Thomas
    Thursday, January 31st, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT

    COVERED TOPICS
    • Legal differences among subpoenas, summonses, levies, garnishments, writs of attachments and warrants.
    • What your financial institution should know about the Right to Financial Privacy Act, the Financial Privacy Act, and similar laws and regulations.
    • Verifying customer information when complying with subpoenas, garnishments and levies.
    • Helpful resources to assist your financial institution when complying with these orders.
    • Whether IRS tax levies will attach to special accounts, like individual retirement accounts, health savings accounts and escrow accounts.
    • An overview of procedures for answering garnishments of federal benefit payments.
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