ABA Certificate in BSA and AML Compliance


Improve your ability to detect and prevent suspicious and criminal activity with this overview of the types of criminal behavior commonly used against banks, including in-depth training on the applicable U.S. laws and regulations governing money laundering. The curriculum is designed to be a refresher for experienced financial crimes professionals who wish to take the Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) exam, and may be required for those individuals with less than five years’ experience in the field.


  • Introduction to BSA/AML
  • SARs and Information Sharing
  • Currency and Correspondent Banking Accounts
  • Electronic Banking and Funds Transfer Activities
  • Higher Risk Accounts and Activities
  • BSA Requirements for Business Accounts
  • BSA Requirements for Foreign Customers and Accounts
  • Components of an AML Compliance Program
  • International Partners in AML
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for Compliance Professionals
The estimated time to complete these 10 courses is approximately 7 hours.

ABA Certifications: 8.75 CAFP, CRCM; 7.75 CFSSP; 3.25 CTFA; 2.0 CCTS; 1.25 CSOP

Your Instructor: Barbara I. Keller, CAMS, CFCS
Independent Consultant; BIKConsulting LLC

Barbara I. Keller is an independent anti-money laundering/financial crime consultant. Her experience includes serving as an economic crimes advisor on contract with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Technical Assistance, overseeing the activities of the compliance and enforcement offices with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and 26 years with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), where she specialized in anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing issues for the final eight years.

CAFP Candidates: If you plan to earn the Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) designation and have less than five years of experience, you may need to complete both the ABA Certificate in BSA and AML Compliance and ABA Certificate in Fraud Prevention.

The New York Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.

NYBA Professional Development at (212) 297-1679 or education@nyba.com.
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Member $1,595
Non-Member $2,095

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