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CRA Community Reinvestment Act: Fulfilling Your Institution’s Requirements and Making it a Seamless Process

September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


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Contrary to its much rumored demise, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is still in place and is periodically a tripwire that impacts banks of all sizes.  Through an analysis of the basic requirements, and further discussion of what makes CRA examinations run smoothly, this Compliance Webinar provides a case study of data analysis, data reporting, and data benchmarking to meet CRA requirements for individual institutions.  Even a FinTech company seeking a bank charter will have to address basic CRA requirements.

The agenda for this timely and informative CRA webinar covers:

  • CRA Requirements for Small, Intermediate, and Large Banks
    • Assessment Areas
    • Public File Requirements
    • CRA Examination Criteria by bank size
  • Examination Procedures/Ratings
    • The Rating System in Detail
    • 7 Critical Areas Tested by Examiners
    • 2017 CRA Ratings by Regulator and Bank Size
    • Test Rating Systems
      • Lending
      • Investment
      • Service
    • Effects of Illegal Discrimination
  • Importance of Self-Assessment – Being Prepared
    • 6 Reasons for Conducting Self-Assessment
    • Mastering the Data and Regulations
  • Tools to Assist Your Institution


$249 for Webinar and Playback*
*Playback has no expiration and may be shared internally

Dates of Event

Wednesday, September 25, 2018

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)
  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Central Time)
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am (Mountain Time)
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am (Pacific Time)


  • 1.2 AAP Credits
  • 1.0 CPE Credits

Your Speaker

Melissa Blaser
Sr Manager, Wipfli CPAs and Consultants

Melissa Blaser

About the Speaker

Melissa Blaser leads the regulatory compliance and Bank Secrecy Act practice for the firm. She assists financial institutions in navigating the complex requirements included within consumer federal bank regulations. Melissa has 25 years of experience in regulatory compliance, internal audit, and public accounting for the financial services industry within a Bank environment and within a public accounting/consulting firm.

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September 25, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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