BSA AML Conference

BSA/AML Conference

April 5 & 6, 2023

8:30 AM – Registration

9 AM    4 PM - Program

Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, Flowood


Wednesday, April 5

8:30 a.m.: Registration  

9 a.m.: Program:  This session will review the Current BSA/AML Requirements  

*BSA/AML Regulatory Program Expectations

*Foundational Pillars of BSA Compliance Programs Update

*Continuing Risk Assessment Expectations

·         High‐Risk Products and Services

·         High-Risk Geographies

*The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (AML Act) Ongoing Implementation

·         Expanded Scope of the Bank Secrecy Act

·         Changes to BSA/AML/CFT Program Requirements

·         Enforcement Priorities, New Crimes, and New Penalties

·         New AML Whistleblower Regime

·         Technology Focus

·         Safe Harbors

Noon: Lunch 

1:00  p.m.  Program continues

*Customer Identification Program (CIP) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

*Commercial Customer Due Diligence, Enhanced Due Diligence

*Beneficial Ownership Rules

*Currency Transaction Reports (CTR) and CTR Exemptions

*CTR Tips and Tools

*Phase I and Phase II Exemption Rules

*Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR)

*Robust SAR Program Guidelines

*Critical Components for an Effective Monitoring and Reporting Program

*Address your Narratives to Gain Prompt Attention from Law Enforcement

*Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) Program

*Screening Responsibilities and Match Resolution

*HIDTA, HIFCA, PEPs, FBI Most Wanted, Countries of Concern and other Watch Lists

4:00 p.m.: Adjournment 

Thursday, April 6, 2023

8:30 a.m.: Program continues 

*Cannabis Banking

*Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Trends

*Core Money Laundering Indicators

*Effectively Fighting Fraud, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

*National Money Laundering Threat Assessment and Industry Trends

*Risk Assessment, to include Inherent Risk and Residual Risk

*High Risk Areas of Concern

*FinCEN’s Recent SAR and New Trends in Money Laundering

*Environmental Crimes and Related Financial Activity

*Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling

*Cybersecurity Incidence Guidance

*Electronic Payment Methods

*Crypto-Currency Assets

*Terrorist Financing Methods

*Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) Case Studies 

Noon: Lunch 

1:00 PM : Case Studies and Success Stories 

*Hot Spots to Watch For, Including Recent Enforcement Actions

*BSA Training for Everyone

*Customized Training

*Function ‐ Specific Training for Employees: New Hires and New Jobs 

3:30 p.m. Adjournment



Patti Joyner

Patti Joyner founded Financial Solutions in 1990 to provide community financial institutions with an effective solution for the ever increasing need for cost-effective regulatory risk management. The company continues to be a very fulfilling entrepreneurial adventure for Joyner. She performs compliance reviews, in-house training session, compliance policy and procedure development and other special projects for community bank clients that want a little extra support from time to time. Joyner brings to her clients over 35 years of banking experience. She worked her way through college in banking and after graduating from Louisiana Tech University with a BS in Accounting, she returned to banking after a couple of years in communications.

Hotel Information
Hotel reservations may be made by calling the Sheraton Hotel at 601-936-4550. Please reference the Mississippi Bankers Association when making your reservation to get the special rate of $169 until March 21. The attendee is responsible for room payment including taxes and expenses.

More Information
Dress for the conference is business casual. We recommend that you bring a light sweater or jacket in the instance the room is cool. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5. If you need additional information, please contact Lori at the MBA Office by calling 601-948-6366 or by emailing

Registration Form BSA/AML Conference


BANK/COMPANY NAME:______________________________________________________


REGISTRANT NAME:__________________________________________________________


CELL NUMBER:_______________________________________________________________


EMAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________________________________________



_____ $525 for Member Banks   _____ $1050 for Non-Member Banks


_____ $625 per location


Registration fees include instruction, materials, refreshment breaks and lunch. Hotel reservations are NOT included in registration fees.

Cancellation Policy
Register before April 5, if possible. Full registration fees will be refunded if a cancellation is
received on or before March 29, 2023. After that date, a $50 processing fee will be retained. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made the day of the conference. Substitutions are welcome at no charge.


_____ Please invoice, to be paid by March 29          

_____ Please charge my credit card below
(Please note a 4% credit card fee will be applied)


TO REGISTER:  Scan & Email to
QUESTIONS: Contact Lori Richardson (601) 709-3736 or email the address above.


Credit Card Information

Name on Bank Card_____________________________________________________________

Credit Card Number_____________________________________________________________

Expiration Date___________________________CVV_________________________________

Billing Zip Code_____________________________________