When payments go wrong banks may be left holding the bag. To mitigate liability, bank management and staff should ensure that transactions involving checks and fund transfers are handled appropriately and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

This payments webinar reviews check clearing and settlements, and covers, among other things:

  • Check collection and payment (including relevant provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), the Federal Expedited Funds Availability Act, Check 21 Act, and Regulation CC)
  • Nonpayment, dishonor, return, and charge-backs
  • Fraud, alteration, and forgery
  • Industry best practices, and
  • Bank liability in connection with funds transfer security procedures

This payments webinar is useful for bank executives and payments specialists, including:

  • Electronic payments staff
  • Treasury management professionals
  • Compliance officers and bank in-house counsel, and
  • Fraud examiners, money-laundering specialists, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) officers 


  • John Popeo

    John Popeo

    The Gallatin Group / Principal – Financial Services Regulation

    John Popeo is a principal at The Gallatin Group, a consulting firm that advises financial institutions, investment companies and technology firms on a range of complex transactions and bank regulatory matters. Prior to joining Gallatin, Mr. Popeo was a senior associate in the financial institutions group (FIG) at Hogan Lovells US LLP. He spent a decade in various roles at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. At the FDIC, Mr. Popeo assisted in responding to the 2008 global financial crisis and represented the agency before various subcommittees of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Mr. Popeo also drafted regulations to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Financial Litigation Unit of the United States Attorneys’ Office. Mr. Popeo also serves as a faculty member at the Financial Integrity Institute at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.


1.0 CPE Credits & 1.2 AAP Credits