Events Calendar

Deposit Account Series Webinar: Compliance at Account Opening
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Compliance is king when opening new deposit accounts. Do you know the essential elements, accountholder disclosures, and federal requirements?


  • Comply with CIP and CDD
  • Assign accountholders to W-9 or W-8BEN for IRS purposes
  • Understand and correctly provide all federal disclosures – Regulations CC, E, and P and TISA
  • Comprehend the legal requirements under Reg D for checking, savings, and time deposits
  • Correctly conduct the new account interview for federal compliance


This program will focus on the federal requirements to open a new deposit account. It will address how CIP and CDD under the Bank Secrecy Act have affected the identification and questionnaire process and how to place a Regulation CC hold on a new account. You will learn what each required disclosure means to your institution and accountholders. In addition, this program will explain overdraft requirements, W-9 and W-8BEN new account requirements for nonresident aliens, and many other federal issues. Attend this jam-packed session to learn the ins and outs of opening deposit accounts compliantly.


This informative program will benefit new account representatives, personal bankers, financial service representatives, branch managers, deposit compliance officers, deposit operations staff, and training personnel.


  • New account handbook
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz

SPEAKER:  Deborah Crawford, Gettechnical Inc.

Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Baton Rouge-based firm, specializing in the education of financial institutions across the nation. Her 30+ years of experience began at Hibernia National Bank in New Orleans. She graduated from Louisiana State University with both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Debbie specializes in the education of financial institution employees and officers in the areas of deposit account laws, new account documentation, insurance, complex compliance regulations, and IRAs.