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New Accounts Series Webinar: 20 Legal Types of Accounts: Ownership, Documentation & CIP
Wednesday, September 08, 2021, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Learn about account ownership and documentation from A-Z with this webinar that will go from single-party accounts to more complex types of business accounts. Signature card, documentation, and authority procedures can create major liability when mistakes are made. This webinar is a must for anyone who opens or manages new accounts.


  • Open and document personal, fiduciary, and business accounts
  • Understand how improper account setup can create liability for your financial institution
  • Create consistency with how accounts are opened
  • Identify signature card danger zones
  • Understand how CIF systems can create errors in ownership and signature card conflicts
  • Add owners, make changes, etc. after the account is opened
  • Follow the authority trail established in the paperwork
  • Know what an attorney-in-fact can and cannot do on individual accounts
  • Change business account signers and owners


Learn how to set up 20 legal ownership types on your signature cards, systems, and resolutions. Personal accounts, minor accounts, fiduciary accounts, and business accounts will be covered. This comprehensive program will help you implement new account procedures for your institution. What documents should you have for each? What CIP will you run? What are the proper disclosures? These questions and more will be answered during this program designed for new account professionals and deposit support staff.


This informative session is for tellers, head tellers, managers, branch operations staff, compliance officers who approve checks, and deposit representatives who work with checks and accounts.


  • 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.