Why Compliance Alliance?

Owned by 27 State Bankers Associations, Compliance Alliance monitors the needs of bankers to create, update and continually provide the most sought-after banking regulation resources in the industry. 

Our products and services include: 

  • The most comprehensive set of bank compliance tools and documents, with more than 1,000 available for download.
  • A compliance hotline available by phone, live chat and email from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM Central to answer all your compliance questions.
  • Reviews of company advertising or marketing campaigns, policies, procedures, disclosures and new products.
  • Unlimited use of the compliance hotline for one flat annual fee (including number of users, downloads, reviews and questions). 

Compliance Alliance provides unique access to tools and resources designed specifically to assist banks in keeping up and staying ahead in an ever-changing regulatory environment. Learn more about becoming a Compliance Alliance member and see how we can help your bank thrive.

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Featured Compliance Tools

  • Diversity Self-Assessment Template

    Updated 08/31/2016

    This self-assessment template is provided in support of the Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing Diversity Policies and Practices of Regulated Entities dated June 10, 2015. A bank that conducts a self-assessment of its diversity policies and practices using the standards contained in the Policy Statement may utilize this template.

    Free Download
  • MLA Clarification Summary

    Updated 08/26/2016

    This summary provides an overview of the Department of Defense (DoD) interpretive guidance on the newly expanded Military Lending Act (“MLA”), which will have its changes go into effect on October 3rd, 2016. The guidance clarifies and alleviates numerous points of contention with the text of the regulation, chiefly among them the ability to provide generic oral disclosures, the ability to pay for a covered loan by check, the ability to originate deposit-secured loans to a covered borrower, and the ability to exercise a right of setoff against delinquent borrowers’ deposit accounts.

    Free Download

Current News

  • EEOC Issues Final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues after Public Input Process

    August 31, 2016

    Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues, to replace its 1998 Compliance Manual section on retaliation. The guidance also addresses the separate "interference" provision under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits coercion, threats, or other acts that interfere with the exercise of ADA rights.

  • CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints

    August 31, 2016

    Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a monthly complaint snapshot highlighting consumer complaints about bank accounts and services. The report shows that consumers continue to experience problems managing their accounts. This month’s report also highlights trends seen in complaints coming from Ohio. As of Aug. 1, 2016, the Bureau has handled approximately 954,400 total complaints across all products.

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Upcoming Events

  • Comment Period: FDIC Rules of Practice and Procedure

    September 01, 2016

    Category: Comment Period

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is amending its rules of practice and procedure under 12 CFR Part 308 to adjust the maximum amount of each civil money penalty (CMP) within its jurisdiction to account for inflation. This action is required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation…

  • Live Membership Demo

    September 01, 2016

    Join us for a live demonstration of the benefits of membership with Compliance Alliance. This virtual, interactive tour will provide an in-depth look at each of our tool types and resource categories. You will also learn more about the additional services that Compliance Alliance offers member…

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Member Success Stories

Success Story

We have been very satisfied with the service and consulting that [Compliance Alliance has] for community banks. For our dues, we get up to date written policies, timely updates on changes in regulation and unprecedented consulting services. This is as good as hiring the most expensive law firm at a fraction of the cost."
Mark Williamson
West Texas State Bank, Snyder, TX

Success Story

We were not 100% sure this was the way to go, so we signed up for one year. Now we know this is the only way to go and have signed-up for 3-years. For the smaller bank it is like having an entire Compliance Department without the huge overhead!"
Suzette M. LaJoie
Central Savings Bank, Sault Sainte Marie, MI

Success Story

Compliance Alliance has the best resources, tools, and employees of any compliance site I have ever used. The Tools and Resources are current, easily found, and a tremendous help to any compliance officer trying to start-up a department or updating documents, policies, procedures and trainings for all of the constant changes."
Glenn Lamp
C&F Finance Company, Richmond, VA