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John Burnett

John Burnett joined Glia Group, Inc., and BankersOnline in 2004, and currently serves as Executive Editor. He is a 1990 honors graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and is an alumnus of the ABA National Compliance School, where he served on the faculty for several years.

John began his banking career in high school when he started as a teller at a $15 million bank that didn't have account numbers for its checking accounts (he says they actually filed by signature!) He joined Cape Cod Bank and Trust Company in 1971 and assumed the position of Compliance Officer in 1976. He also served as corporate secretary and secretary of CCBT's Board of Directors, as well as Clerk of the bank's holding company.

He was a member and Chair of the Massachusetts Bankers Association Legal and Regulatory Compliance Committee, and a member of the American Bankers Association Compliance Executive Committee and NCS/NGCS Advisory Board. He is a regular presenter of BOL Learning Connect webinars and a presenter at BOL Conferences events. As a BOL Guru, John assists bankers handle common and uncommon compliance challenges on the site and its paid subscription service,

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Upcoming Training Featuring This Presenter

TuesdayMay 18, 2021

Regulation CC: Check Collection

Regulation CC: Check Collection

Regulation CC includes rules on check collection and the relationships between depository institutions that provide for collection, presentation, and return of checks.

On-Demand Training Featuring This Presenter

Recorded on March 23, 2021

Regulation CC: Funds Availability (Deposits and Holds)

Regulation CC: Funds Availability (Deposits and Holds)

If your bank delays the availability of customer deposits, it needs to ensure that its Funds Availability Disclosures include the types of holds you may place and that the holds conform to the limits imposed by Regulation CC.

Recorded on January 05, 2021

Annual Operations Compliance Recap

Annual Operations Compliance Recap

Have you taken care of all the Operations changes on your list from 2020? Is there something you missed when you were fighting any of the inevitable compliance “fires” that popped up?

Recorded on December 09, 2020

The Payday Lending Rule – Update and status check

Recorded on June 23, 2020

Remittance Rule Changes

Recorded on May 18, 2020

Limits on Savings Account Transfers – An Update

Limits on Savings Account Transfers – An Update

The Federal Reserve Board has removed the Regulation D limitations on transfers from savings accounts. But does that mean that banks need to eliminate their account limitations, monitoring and imposition of fees? Think before you jump.


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