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  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020

  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Central Time)

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Mountain Time)

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)


Due to the current crisis impacting everyone nationwide, many states have issued emergency orders authorizing notaries to perform remote notarizations. Currently, at least 43 states have now authorized remote online notarizations (RONs) on either a permanent or a temporary/emergency basis. As more banks and businesses are trying to take advantage of remote online notary services, it is important that banks and credit unions attend this compliance webinar to get the latest update on the current state of RON laws and requirements. Regulatory counsel, Dena Somers, will provide an overview of the state laws, regulatory requirements and practical guidance for ensuring valid e-signatures and remote notarizations.   This critical and timely compliance training is designed for institutions considering remote electronic notarizations (RON) and those looking for an in-depth understanding of the remote online process.

We will also hold a live Q&A at the end of the session. You can submit your questions when you register (by emailing and referencing “Notary Questions” or during the webinar in the BankerCollege Chat element.

Content of this Compliance Training Covers:

  • Current state e-notarization and remote online notarization laws, rules and programs
  • The difference between e-notarization, online notarization, and remote ink-signed notarization
  • E-Notary and Remote Notary requirements and standards
  • The process for performing online and electronic notarizations
  • What is acceptable two-way video and audio conferencing
  • What is an acceptable electronic signature and/or notarization
  • Considerations for selecting a RON platform provider


  • Dena Somers

    Dena Somers

    Esq / Founder finreg PARTNERS

    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 and 1.2 AAP Credits