FIRMA is pleased to offer our
34th National Risk Management Training Conference
as a 3-Day Virtual Event

May 11-13, 2021


Click here to Download the Brochure

Conference Pricing
FIRMA Member:  $750
Non-Member:  $1,050
Regulator--FIRMA Member:  $650
Regulator--Non-Member:  $950

Take a $100 discount off the above if registered and paid by March 31st

Group discounts are available for companies sending multiple attendees**:
5% discount for groups of 5-9 attendees
10% discount for groups of 10 or more attendees
**All registrations in a group must be submitted and paid together. Group discounts do not apply to Regulator fees.



Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Opening Remarks & General Sessions
11:00am – 1:30pm ET
 “Cyber Security – Current Risks”
“During a Crisis, No One is Looking for a Fiduciary”

Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:00pm ET

Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 3:00pm ET
“Current Trends and Topics in SOC Reports”
"When Breaking Up is NOT Hard to Do”

"Fiduciary BSA / AML"

3:15 – 4:15pm ET
“Special Needs Trusts”
“Fiduciary Operations Best Practices:  Strategies for Those with Limited Resources”
“First Line of Defense Testing”

4:30 – 5:30pm ET
Auditing Against Reg 9 Standards
“Building an Investment Due-Diligence Program”
“Cyber Security / Incidence Response Training”

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Opening Remarks & General Sessions
11:00am – 1:30pm ET
“JP Morgan Guide to the Markets”
“View from The Director – Risk Management Supervision Priorities”

Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:00pmET

Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 3:00pm ET
“Holistic Advice Requires Compliance Technology Innovation”
“The Case of the Curious Collector”
“ERISA Basics/Prohibited Transactions/ESOPs”

3:15 – 4:15pm ET
“The AI Advantage: Putting Artificial Intelligence to Work for You in Risk and Compliance”
“Optimizing the 2nd Line of Defense”
“Third Party Service Provider Management for Trust Departments”

4:30 – 5:30pm ET
“Making Heads and Tails of the Economy”
“Three Lines; One Bank”
“Marketing: Ethics, Responsibilities and Disclosures”

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Opening Remarks & General Sessions
11:00am – 1:30pm ET
“Industry Trends”
"Adapting Your Risk Structure to a Virtual World”

Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00pm ET

Concurrent Sessions
2:00 - 3:00pm ET
“Investment Operations Activities”
“Managing Digital and Intangible Assets”
“Understanding Obscure Trusts”

3:15 – 4:15pm ET
“2021 Tax Unknown:  What Risks Might This Cause?”
“It’s a Rough World Out There, Balancing Risk/Reward in Specialty Asset Management - aka
Unique and Hard-to-Value Assets”
“Sustainable & Impact Investing is taking off…but does it fit with fiduciary duty?”

4:30 – 5:30pm ET
Preparing for Your Next Regulatory Exam” 
“Preparing to Comply with DOL’s Investment Advice Exemption:  Tips and Traps”     
“Profound and Problematic: The Opportunities and Challenges Presented by Irrevocable Trust Distributions”

5:30pm ET - Conference Adjourns


The 2021 Virtual Training Conference provides 15 continuing education hours. For Certified FIRMA Members, all of these hours will be recognized as FIRMA-specific. Cannon CFIRS®, CCTP™, CRPP™, AFIM®, CTOP®, CTA, and CTCP Professionals are pre-approved for 15 CE’s for this Conference.  The American Bankers Association has pre-approved the following CE’s for this Conference: CTFA 18.75; CCTS 7.5; CRSP 5.0; CSOP 11.25; CRCM 1.25; and CAFP 1.25 credits.


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