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Dena Somers is a highly regarded bank consultant and compliance attorney. She has provided regulatory compliance and risk management consulting services to financial institutions and companies in highly regulated industries nationwide for more than 20 years. Her areas of expertise include consumer and mortgage lending compliance, Fintech and specialty finance, regulatory compliance training, business strategy and best practice advisement, and corporate governance.
Throughout her career, Ms. Somers has advised hundreds of banking and financial institutions— ranging from local community banks to $50 billion financial holding companies— to achieve operational efficiency while ensuring regulatory compliance. Previously, Ms. Somers served as General Counsel to a national mortgage servicing company, Fintech lender, national money service business, and has represented financial institutions in a broad array of complex litigation matters for more than 15 years. Additionally, Ms. Somers is a published author for Lexis Nexis in the areas of Bank Teller training, loan policies, and loan documentation training.
Lending to Hemp, CBD and Cannabis Banking Customers: Opportunities, Challenges and Regulatory Hurdles
Of approximately 12,000 banks across the country, 710 banks and 150 credit unions reported servicing marijuana-related businesses last year, according to FinCEN. […]
Changes in the mortgage industry and regulations created a need for the Government Sponsored Enterprises, (GSEs) to evaluate information taken at time […]
E-Sign Compliance – 2 Part Series: Knowing The Basics, Statements, Disclosures and Building Operational Workflows
This informative 2-part branch webinar series will provide an overview of e-sign concepts, statements, disclosures and challenges, PLUS key requirements for building […]
This can’t-miss compliance webinar will address flood insurance regulation and compliance requirements designed for both new and experienced personnel. We’ll dive into […]
Join this must-attend BSA webinar for an informative and in-depth look at the Beneficial Ownership rules and CDD. Learn how to identify […]
This comprehensive banking webinar will provide insight and practical guidance–from start to finish– on the regulatory requirements and key details organizations need […]
Back by popular demand! One of our most anticipated webinars is back! Mark your calendar to join regulatory counsel, Dena Somers, for […]