The Directors Education Series: Compliance Priorities in 2021

With 2020 behind us, 2021 will be more than just 'picking up the pieces' of COVID-19. The pandemic has fundamentally changed many aspects of banking - accelerating certain trends and introducing others. Plus, we now have a new political environment, with a new President and Congress. All this points to a very active year in risk and compliance for financial institutions. We’ll discuss how these trends will impact the banking regulatory environment: what to look forward to, what we know will be happening, and what to expect.

Specific Topics Include:

  • Regulatory Changes
    • Qualified Mortgages
    • BSA reform
    • Foreclosure and eviction moratoriums
    • PPP extensions
    • Stimulus payments
  • A new political landscape
    • Renewed enforcement
    • Rules changed or repealed
  • Remote environments and digital commerce
    • Social distancing and branches
    • New technologies – Remote Online Notarization & E-SIGN
    • Cybersecurity
  • Other Priorities
    • Diversity and inclusion
    • Pressure on earnings

Subscribe to The Directors Education Series and provide your leaders with the guidance and tools needed to navigate the complexities of today's banking environment.

training features:

  • Includes Audio, Video and Powerpoint.
  • PDF Handouts
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20-25 minutes in length (Perfect to show at your monthly board meeting!)
This program is a breakout session from the Directors Education Series, which is a subscription based Library containing over 50 trainings specifically for your Board of Directors. For more information on the Directors Education Series click on or go to You can email questions to or talk with a representative by calling 1-800-831-0678.

Who Should Attend?

This program is recommended for your Executive staff including every member on your Board of Directors.

We are loving the program for our Directors. Training has now become a more regular event and the format and timing of the training is just right for the BOD. They have found the information very helpful in understanding their roles as directors.” — Maureen Daehn, CFO, Maple Bank

After 42 years in Banking and now a Director, the series enables me to continue my knowledge in this ever changing industry! You're never too old to learn, and being a Director it's our responsibility to continue to learn for the good of our organizations.” — Gerald Schmidt, Board Member, Stephenson National Bank and Trust