2017 Compliance: Key Developments & Issues

Customer Due Diligence: Are You Prepared?

The new customer due diligence requirements for all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Programs are effective May 2018. Is your credit union prepared? Join us for the 2017 Compliance Seminar on Key Developments and Issues in Dallas April 27, and make sure your credit union is ready to comply.

In this information-packed seminar, attorney Mark Kazemba with Blalack & Williams, P.C., will guide compliance professionals through a full array of compliance rules, regulations, and pressing recent developments. This seminar is one of the most thorough training events Cornerstone offers. What you'll learn:

  • New Customer Due Diligence requirements for all Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Programs, effective May 2018;
  • The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) as it applies to credit union operations and the significant liability exposure for non-compliance;
  • The Military Lending Act—a primer on the Military Lending Act (MLA) regulations that took effect in August 2016 and greatly expanded reach to virtually all types of consumer lending;
  • Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) and the CFPB’s Navy FCU Consent Order. Get an overview of UDAAP and a discussion of UDAAP enforcement actions relevant to credit unions;
  • U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Duty Rule. Participate in discussion of the rule and its implications for credit unions; and
  • Powers of Attorney—a primer on powers of attorney and operational tips.

Who Should Attend?

Compliance officers, compliance staff, Training and all Branch managers and personnel, anyone in the credit union responsible for staying current on compliance issues.

Dates & Locations

Dallas, April 27

Early Bird Deadline: March 31
Doubletree by Hilton Dallas Near the Galleria
4099 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75244
Room Reservations coming soon
Room Rate: $119 single/double
Room Rate Deadline: March 30, 2017

Business casual dress is appropriate. Bring a jacket or sweater as room temperatures vary.


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Seminar
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Seminar

*includes 2 refreshment breaks

Presenter - Mark Kazemba

Mark KazembaMark Kazemba is a partner at the law firm of Blalack & Williams, P.C., Dallas, Texas, and concentrates his practice on consumer financial services regulatory compliance issues. Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as in-house compliance counsel at a one billion-dollar credit union. Mr. Kazemba advises credit unions and other financial institution clients and vendors on complying with the myriad laws and regulations affecting deposit and loan operations, including: The Bank Secrecy Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s privacy and information security requirements, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, the Truth in Savings Act, and the Truth in Lending Act, with particular emphasis in the areas of deposit operations and electronic banking, credit card and open-end loan lending, and indirect lending.  Mr. Kazemba is a member of the American Bar Association’s Credit Union Committee of the Business Law Section, the Texas Association of Bank Counsel, and the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.  He has also served as President of the Financial Institutions Legal Counsel Network (Dallas, TX) and as Membership Chairman for the American Bar Association’s Credit Union Committee.  Mark has provided seminar instruction for the National Credit Union Administration, the Texas Credit Union Department, and the Cornerstone Credit Union League. He holds a B.A. in economics from Rhodes College, Memphis, TN and a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS.

Continuing Education Units

Requests for certificates of attendance are processed after the event. Contact Janine McBee, CUDE, Sr. Training Director at 800-442-5762 ext. 6634 or email jmcbee@cornerstoneleague.coop for additional information or questions.

Educational Investment

Fee Per Person/Per Seminar

League Members Only
Early Bird Rate - $325
Regular Rate - $525

Walk-ins accomodated on a space available basis. Your investment includes instruction, extensive handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, and two (2) refreshment breaks.

Registrant Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are always welcome. Registration fee refunds (less a $50 processing fee per person) are granted for cancellations received in writing two weeks prior to the seminar.

Seminar Cancellation Policy

Locations with less than 20 registrants three weeks out may be cancelled. In event of cancellation, all registrants will be notified.

Grant Assistance

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation Grants Manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.


Call 800-442-5762 ext. 6635 or 469-385-6635 or email training@cornerstoneleague.coop.

If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, please contact us for proper arrangements to be made. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaint or refund, please contact us at 800-442-5762 ext. 6630.