Edcomm Bankerís Academy Adds Fair Housing Act to Online Resource Center

Edcomm Bankerís Academy has recently added information on the Fair Housing Act to its online library and resource center.

Online PR News – 21-February-2011 – – New York, NY, February 21, 2011 -- Edcomm Bankerís Academy has recently added information on the Fair Housing Act to its online library and resource center for Banks, Credit Unions and Money Services Businesses (MSBs) at www.bankersacademy.com/library.php. The library presents the important information that financial institutions around the world need to know about the Fair Housing Act in an organized and easy-to-use format.

On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act or CRA '68, to follow-up the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The 1968 Act expanded on previous acts and prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, and as of 1974, gender. As of 1988, the Act protects the disabled in addition to families with children. It also provides protection for civil rights workers.

The Banker's Academy Library contains vital and current industry information such as regulatory references, forms, articles and other important documents. The Library currently includes the full Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Basel II, the FATFís Forty Recommendations on Money Laundering, the FATFís Nine Special Recommendations on Terrorist Financing, the Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, EU Directives for Anti Money Laundering (AML), the Community Reinvestment Act, the Consumer Credit Protection Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the FACT Act or FACTA, the FCRA and the FDCPA. The industry experts at Banker's Academy will continue to add new information as a part of their commitment to providing the most pertinent and up-to-date financial services information to the global financial industry.

For more information about programs like this, or to find out how The Edcomm Group Bankerís Academy can customize any training program, log onto www.bankersacademy.com or call +1.212.631.9400.

The Edcomm Group Bankerís Academy is a 23-year-old multimedia education and communication consulting firm specializing in the development of creative business solutions that improve productivity, customer service and market share - providing bottom-line results. The Edcomm Group Bankerís Academy has had the privilege of assisting many distinguished clients with business solutions in the form of eLearning programs, online bank training and classroom instruction, multimedia production and online and print based documentation. Edcomm Banker's Academy offers many off-the-shelf and customized courses such as Teller Training, Compliance Training and Systems Training specifically designed for Banks, Credit Unions and Money Services Businesses (MSBs).

The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy (www.bankersacademy.com) is headquartered in New York City with locations and representation throughout the world.

Contact:
Dr. Linda Eagle
Edcomm Bankerís Academy
21 Penn Plaza, Suite 1010
New York, NY 10001, USA
T: 212.631.9400
F: 212.631.0659
linda.eagle@edcomm.com
http://www.bankersacademy.com

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Dr. Linda Eagle
New York, NY 10001, USA

212.631.9400