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  • Friday, April 14, 2023

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Central Time)

  • 10:00 – 11:00 am (Mountain Time)

  • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Pacific Time)


Even mature BSA/AML programs struggle to keep pace with today’s challenges. This webinar focuses on providing specific insights and tactics to beef up your BSA/AML program to prepare your organization for 2023 BSA/AML compliance requirements.  Regulatory compliance attorney and expert, Dena Somers, will provide practical guidance and insight to help guide your organization into a BSA-compliant year. Join this jam-packed session to get the latest regulatory guidance on identifying Red Flags, tips on how to avoid common errors on SARS, and MORE!


  • Tips for ensuring SAR narratives identify the five essential elements of information 
  • The filing triggers for SARS
  • When to check multiple reasons for  SAR filing
  • When to file SAR completion for ongoing suspicious activity
  • Deciding who benefits from a transaction
  • Required documentation and common pitfalls for SAR reporting
  • Review of new FinCEN AML Red Flags
  • Detailed descriptions for each of the reasons for SAR filings
  • Red Flag indicators associated with virtual currency
  • High Risk customer due diligence
  • AND MORE!!!

Who Should Attend: Compliance and BSA Officers, front line staff, new account personnel, branch managers, compliance personnel, BSA support staff, and auditors.


Esq / Founder finreg PARTNERS Dena Somers

Dena Somers is a highly regarded bank consultant and compliance attorney. She has provided regulatory compliance and risk management consulting services to financial institutions and companies in highly regulated industries nationwide for more than 20 years. Her areas of expertise include consumer and mortgage lending compliance, Fintech and specialty finance, regulatory compliance training, business strategy and best practice advisement, and corporate governance. Throughout her career, Ms. Somers has advised hundreds of banking and financial institutions— ranging from local community banks to $50 billion financial holding companies— to achieve operational efficiency while ensuring regulatory compliance. Previously, Ms. Somers served as General Counsel to a national mortgage servicing company, Fintech lender, national money service business, and has represented financial institutions in a broad array of complex litigation matters for more than 15 years. Additionally, Ms. Somers is a published author for Lexis Nexis in the areas of Bank Teller training, loan policies, and loan documentation training.


1.0 CPE Credits & 1.2 AAP Credits