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Secure Your Membership Now for WBA’s Compliance Forum

Connect with peers, expand your compliance knowledge

As the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) enters the 2022–2023 fiscal year beginning in June, do not forget to renew or join the membership of the WBA Compliance Forum. Whether you are looking for more opportunities to connect with your compliance peers or would like to gain CLE and other compliance certifications*, WBA’s annual Compliance Forum membership provides various opportunities to expand your network and further develop your understanding of state-specific and national compliance matters.

The registration fee includes attendance of all three forums for two individuals from each bank. Additionally, these two primary members will also gain access to the highly active WBA Compliance Forum Google group. All Wisconsin bank compliance professionals and bank legal counsel are encouraged to attend each of the sessions to gain in-depth information on key compliance issues. Any additional bank staff can be registered by the bank’s primary contacts for an additional fee.

“WBA’s Compliance Forum is the place to get updates on recent trends, hear from experts on emerging topics, and connect with other compliance professionals,” says Scott Birrenkott, WBA director – legal and session speaker. “Each session provides great networking opportunities and the ability to share experiences.”

WBA’s Compliance Forum is WBA’s premier Wisconsin-specific program focused on presenting updates and addressing the latest hot topics in compliance. The first session, to be held on June 28 at the Kalahari Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, will include discussions on areas such as fair lending, disparate impact, cryptocurrency, and the recently revised Wisconsin Unclaimed Property Act.

“As a subject matter, banking compliance is unique in that it manages to be simultaneously vast, yet also nuanced. It can be tough to sift through, which is why opportunities to meet, stay abreast of trends, and discuss with peers are so valuable,” adds Birrenkott.

Those interested in joining a passionate group of compliance bankers or renewing their membership for WBA’s 2022–2023 Compliance Forum should visit wisbank.com/forum. Questions regarding membership opportunities or upcoming Compliance Forum sessions can be directed to Lori Kalscheuer, WBA director – education.