BSA: The SAR Narrative Process

Learn how to draft and defend your Suspicious Activity Report

On-Demand Webinar Available Until June 6, 2020

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The Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) Narrative is a crucial part of a credit union’s Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reporting process. The narrative should provide law enforcement with key information surrounding any suspicious activity that may be occurring at your institution. In this webinar, you will learn how to write the type of narrative to entice law enforcement to move your report to the must read pile!  We’ll also discuss the SAR process and provide best practices for drafting a strong narrative.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discuss how to monitor suspicious activity
  • Review SAR Drafting
  • Understand how to defend your narrative
  • Learn how to defend your decision(s) not to file

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$295 Members | $395 Nonmembers
(Additional $50 for CD) 
One registration gives your entire credit union access to the on-demand recording until June 6, 2020.
Already registered? Go to the Online Training Center to view live.

Who Should Attend?

  • NAFCU Certified Bank Secrecy Officers (NCBSOs)
  • NAFCU Certified Compliance Officers (NCCOs)
  • NAFCU Certified Risk Managers (NCRMs)
  • BSA Staff
  • Compliance Staff
  • Risk Staff
  • Credit Union Staff Attorneys
  • Open to all credit unions, regardless of membership or charter type!

    Education Credits

    • NCCO credit information is below; recommended 1.5 CPE credits.
    • NCRM credit information is below; recommended 1.5 CPE credits.
    • NCBSO credit information is below; recommended 1.5 CPE credits.
    • CPA credit information is below; recommended 1.5 CPE credits.

    CPA Certification Credit Information

    • Reviewer: Josie Collins, Associate Director of Education, NAFCU
    • Learning Objectives: Discuss how to monitor suspicious activity. Review SAR Drafting. Understand how to defend your narrative. Learn how to defend your decision(s) not to file.
    • Program Level: Basic
    • Prerequisites Needed: None
    • Advance Preparation Needed: None
    • Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
    • Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5 credits
    • Recommended Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics - Technical

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    About Our Webinars

    Our webinars are streamed live from NAFCU headquarters near Washington, D.C. Your audio/video feed of the presenters includes presentation slides and downloadable handouts. You can easily submit your questions to the presenters at any time during the live broadcast, with no dialing over the phone! The audio and video stream directly through your computer.

    About the Presenter

    Lynn M. English, NCCO, NCBSO, NCRM

    Senior Vice President, Risk Management,

    Lafayette Federal Credit Union