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Opening New Accounts - 3-Part Series

This is a three-part series to be held on February 6, 13, and 19th.

OnDemand
February 5, 2020
February 12, 2020
February 19, 2020
Presented by Suzie Jones
2h total length
6 CAMS & 7.5 CEU Credits
$769.00 or 3 Tokens

Includes: 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

  • Deposit Accounts
  • Risk Management/Legal
  • Bank Legal Counsel
  • Bank Secrecy Act Officer/BSA Specialist
  • Branch Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Consumer Lender/Retail Banker
  • Credit Analyst
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Deposit Operations Manager/Specialist
  • Marketing Officer/Business Development
  • New Accounts Representative
  • Private Banker
  • Teller
  • Trainer
  • Trust Officer

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This is a three-part series to be held on February 5, 12, and 19. The prices above include all sessions. Each session can also be attended individually by clicking on the links below.

The "Opening New Accounts - 3-Part Series" has been approved for 6 CAMS credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only. Accreditation is valid for one year from the date of the event. To receive a certificate, email info@ttsTrain.com.

Series Details

Opening New Accounts Part I: Personal/Consumer Accounts

This two-hour workshop focuses on the risks, procedures, best practices, and compliance requirements for opening Personal and Consumer Accounts.

Managing Risk For the Financial Institution

  • How to Avoid Litigation, Regulatory Fines, and Damage to Your FI’s Reputation
  • Understanding Your FI Terms and Conditions
  • Best Practice When All Parties Are Not Present at Account Opening or Closing
6-Step Account Opening Process - CIP Requirements

  1. How to Determine the Proper Account Title
  2. Customer ID
  3. Verify Previous Financial History
  4. Comparison with Government Lists - OFAC
  5. Client Notification/Disclosure
  6. Proper Tax Identification Number
TIN Compliance

  • FI Request for TIN Certification (W9)
  • Certifying a TIN for a Foreign Person (W8-BEN)
  • Backup Withholding – What Is It and When Is It Required?
  • Avoiding B-Notice Fines
Personal/Consumer

  • Personal Account Ownership Overview
  • Individual/Single Party Accounts
  • Joint/Multiple Party Accounts
  • With and Without Right of Survivorship
  • Agency/Convenience Signer Designation
  • Payable on Death Accounts
Personal/Consumer Account Difficult Scenerios

  • Adding and Deleting Signers During Lifetime
  • Who can access an account during lifetime?
  • Who can remove a signer?
  • Who can access the account once FI is notified a signer has died?
  • Does ownership of an account change at the death of a signer?
  • When is the FI required to freeze a personal account?
Opening Accounts for Minors

  • Individual/Single Party Account for a Minor
  • Joint/Multiple Party Account with a Minor
  • Uniform Transfer to Minor Account (UTMA)

Opening New Accounts Part II: Business Accounts

This two hour Webinar examines not only the documentation requirements on business entities available in most states but provides clarity on how to identify who has authority to open and transact on behalf of the entity.

  • Understanding Risk From the FI Perspective
  • Business Account Documentation - Internal, County and SOS documents
  • Understanding Signature Card Contracts and Resolutions
  • How Our Bank Lost $100,000 By Not Executing the Corporate Resolution Properly
  • Understanding Risk From the Client’s Perspective
  • Business Taxation Options and Why We Care
  • Why Are There So Many Types of Business Entities Available?
  • Which Business Types are Required to Obtain an EIN and Which May Use a SSN?
  • Are All Signers Subject to 3rd Party Verification Like Chexsystems?
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Joint Ventures
  • General (GP), Limited (LTD), and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)
  • Limited Liability Limited Partnerships (LLLP)
  • Limited Liability Company and Series LLC (LLC/SLLC)
  • LLC - Determining Business and Tax Classification
  • Profit and Non-Profit Corporations / Professional Corporations
  • Professional Associations (PA)
  • Nonprofit Associations and Charitable Organizations
  • Escrow / Agency / Intermediary
  • Interest On Lawyer Accounts (IOLTA)
  • Public or Governmental Units
  • Removing an Owner or Non-Owner as a Signer
  • Access at the Death of a Business Account Signer/Owner
  • FinCen - Beneficial Ownership Due Diligence Requirements 

Opening New Accounts Part III: Trust and Fiduciary

This two hour webinar will delve into the responsibilities of collecting appropriate documentation, providing ownership options, titling accounts correctly, and allowing proper access to Trust, Fiduciary and Minor accounts not only during lifetime but at the death of a signer as well.

  • Defining Trustee, Personal Representative, and Fiduciary Roles and Responsibilities
  • TIN Compliance for Trust, Minor and Fiduciary Accounts
  • Proper Account Titling
  • Trust Accounts
    • What is the Benefit of Setting up a Trust?
    • Parties to a Trust
    • Documentation Requirements
    • Trust Account Certification
    • Formal vs. Informal Comparison
    • Key Questions to Ask When Setting Up Trust Accounts 
    • Six Pieces of Required Information For all Trust Accounts
    • Revocable and Irrevocable Trust Accounts Comparison
  • Informal Trust Accounts
    • What Makes a Trust “Informal”?
    • Account Titling Requirements
    • TIN Compliance
    • Payable on Death (POD)
    • As Trustee For, In Trust For, Totten Trusts
  • Formal Trust Accounts
    • What Makes a Trust “Formal”?
    • Account Titling Requirements
    • TIN Compliance
    • Documentation Requirements
  • Minor Accounts
    • Single / Individual Account in Minor’s Name
    • Joint / Multiple Party Account with a Minor
    • Uniform Transfer to Minor’s Account (UTMA)
    • Minor’s Access to Funds
  • Court Ordered Accounts
    • Roles and Responsibilities of a Personal Representative
    • Understanding Estate Accounts
    • Guardianship/Conservator Accounts
    • Social Security Representative Payee

Covered Topics

Opening New Accounts Part I: Personal/Consumer Accounts
This two-hour workshop, which is Part I of a three-part series, focuses on the risks, procedures, best practices, and compliance requirements for opening Personal and Consumer Accounts.

Opening New Accounts Part II: Business Accounts
This two hour Webinar, which is Part II of a three-part series, examines not only the documentation requirements on business entities available in most states but provides clarity on how to identify who has authority to open and transact on behalf of the entity.

Opening New Accounts Part III: Trust and Fiduciary
This two hour webinar, which is Part III of a three-part series, will delve into the responsibilities of collecting appropriate documentation, providing ownership options, titling accounts correctly, and allowing proper access to Trust, Fiduciary and Minor accounts not only during lifetime but at the death of a signer as well.

It is highly recommended you have a copy of your financial institution's account agreement and signature card to use as a reference during the sessions.

Who should attend

Customer contact personnel, supervisors and officers whose responsibilities include opening or managing new accounts. Personal Bankers, BSA Officers, Deposit Operations, Branch Administration, CIP Managers, Training and Business Development Officers, Internal Auditors and Compliance Officers will find the information beneficial. Lending assistants and officers will find the information informative as well.


Suzie Jones

Instructor Bio

With over 40 years of banking experience, Suzie has a reputation as being extremely knowledgeable and high-energy with a unique ability to take technical information and make it interesting and applicable. After 22 years, Suzie recently retired as an Executive Vice President from a large regional bank where she provided overall leadership and risk management to the $11B Investments Division. For decades Suzie opened new accounts, managed new account teams, and provided hands-on input and leadership to the AML and BSA Committees within the bank. Suzie has a passion for sharing technical knowledge and lessons learned to provide risk management and promote excellence in the workplace. She partners nationally with individual banks, credit unions, private companies, small boutique firms, and provides training for 13 state bank associations.


Credit Information

Opening New Accounts - 3-Part Series has been approved for 6 CAMS credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only. Credit is for Live attendance only. Accreditation is valid for one year from the date of the event. For questions on certificates, please email support@oncourselearning.com.

Recommended for 7.5 CEU Credit Hours. After attending this webinar, each attendee can receive a Certificate of Attendance for self-reporting of CEU Credits.