Community Reinvestment Act, Large Bank, (CRA) for Compliance Professionals


Describes the purpose, background, and importance of CRA. Explains the technical rules for small banks, factors to consider when assessing CRA performance, and consequences of noncompliance, and explores information about CRA ratings and strategies to maintain a Satisfactory or Outstanding performance rating.


  • Describe the purpose for CRA
  • Define the key terms
  • Identify large bank technical requirements
  • Explain the examination process

Audience: Compliance professionals including compliance managers, officers, and other compliance team members whose primary role is within the compliance function at their financial institution; bank examiners, bank regulators, auditors and lending compliance professionals.

ABA Certifications: 2.0 CRCM, CLBB

Your Instructor: Rick Freer, CRCM
Senior Director Examination & Compliance Programs, American Bankers Association

Prior to joining the ABA, Rick served as a national bank examiner and senior compliance specialist in the Compliance Policy Division at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). In these roles he managed compliance regulations, including fair and responsible lending, UDAP, and HMDA, and compliance risk management initiatives and training activities.

Related Training: ABA Certificate in Lending Compliance

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

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