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

  • 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
  • TRID Proposed Rule Summary

    Updated 08/26/2016

    This summary provides an overview of the CFPB proposed rule to significantly amend Regulation Z’s TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures, or “TRID” requirements. The changes mostly incorporate fixes the agency has suggested in its webinars and FAQs since TRID’s implementation and cover virtually every aspect of the rule, including both the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure.

    Free Download

Current News

  • MLA Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents

    August 26, 2016

    The Department of Defense (Department) is interpreting its regulation implementing the Military Lending Act (the MLA). The MLA as implemented by the Department, limits the military annual percentage rate (MAPR) that a creditor may charge to a maximum of 36 percent, requires certain disclosures, and provides other substantive consumer protections on “consumer credit” extended to Service members and their families.

  • FinCEN Proposes Customer ID, Anti-Money Laundering Programs, and Beneficial Ownership Requirements

    August 26, 2016

    To ensure consistent Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) coverage across the banking industry, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is proposing to require banks lacking a Federal functional regulator to establish and implement Anti-Money Laundering Programs. FinCEN also is proposing to extend Customer Identification Programs (CIP) requirements and beneficial ownership requirements consistent with the recently implemented Customer Due Diligence amendments to those banks not already subject to these requirements.

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Upcoming Events

  • Comment Period: FRB Rules of Practice for Hearings

    August 30, 2016

    Category: Comment Period

    The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”) is issuing an interim final rule amending its rules of practice and procedure to adjust the amount of each civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) provided by law within its jurisdiction to account for inflation as…

  • Live Membership Demo

    August 30, 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