Wednesday, March 25, 2020
12:00 – 1:30 pm (Eastern Time)
11:00 – 12:30 pm (Central Time)
10:00 – 11:30 am (Mountain Time)
9:00 – 10:30 am (Pacific Time)
Increased check fraud continues to be an issue with financial institutions regardless of their size and financial institutions continue to struggle with how to effectively handle check fraud claims. The most common check fraud are forgeries, fraudulent endorsements, counterfeit checks and remotely created checks.
This check fraud webinar will cover each type of check fraud, take attendees through the return requirements and the adjustment process under the Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circular and Electronic Check Clearing House Organization (ECCHO) Rules, and provide clarity on the warranties and liabilities of the Bank of Deposit and Paying Bank. This webinar will also provide the financial institution with the most effective tools and methods used to mitigate your risks associated with check fraud events and how to effectively work through check fraud from identification to recovery.
NOTE! As part of this important and timely check webinar, it will also cover the finalized amendments associated with Regulation CC published by Fed and CFPB last year and due for implementation July 1, 2020.
- Review of Types of Check Fraud (Forged Endorsements. Altered Checks, Counterfeit Checks and Remotely Created Checks)
- Return deadlines and requirements
- Adjustment requirements
- Paying Bank warranties and liabilities
- Bank of First Deposit warranties and liabilities
- Applicable legal requirements (Operating Circular 3, UCC, ECCHO Rules and Regulation CC)
- Effective Check fraud mitigation tools and suggested procedures
- Adjustments to Regulation CC, Subpart B finalized in 2019 and scheduled for July 1, 2020 implementation.
Dick Fraher, who joined the Federal Reserve Bank in 1998, is responsible for all legal matters affecting the Retail Payments Office including all legal questions concerning Reserve Bank retail financial services such as checks, ACH or adjustments. Prior to becoming counsel for the Federal Reserve Bank, Fraher was responsible for all legal matters involving Check Relay and represented the Bank in a wide range of contracting matters, administrative proceedings and litigation. He was instrumental in the Thomas case, in which the Bank won a significant victory from the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Fraher was a senior attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Fraher earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wright State University, a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a doctor of law degree from Harvard University.
1.5 CPE Credits & 1.8 AAP Credits