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Navigating through your BSA exam to mitigate risk

Exam preparation is vital to the success of your BSA/AML program. While regulatory exam(s) occur all too frequently, it’s never too late to learn how to be on top of exam preparation, especially when it comes to the 5 pillars of BSA/AML Compliance. Learn the difference between being risk-based versus risk-focused, and how to prepare as a result.  

You’ll learn from Abrigo’s team about decision making and hear tips on how to avoid the risk of enforcement actions at your financial institution. 

Abrigo’s advisory team is equipped with tools, personnel and resources to help you prepare for your next exam.  


  • Recommendations for exam preparation 
  • Tactics for decision-making and defending those decisions  
  • Remediation for prior audit/exam findings  

This session is eligible for 1.25 CAFP, CERP and CRCM credits as well as 1 CFCS credit.

Meet Your Presenter

Danielle Austin-Rios, CAMS

Senior Risk Management Consultant
Danielle Austin-Rios is a Senior Risk Management Consultant with 15 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. She has worked for several large financial institutions in a variety of roles including branch banking, BSA/AML, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance. She has extensive experience with software implementations, system tuning/calibration, end

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