The Association of Certified Commercial Cannabis Experts

The international association for professional development and certification in cannabis risk management.

Focused, cannabis banking educational materials in bite-sized chunks

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Resource Library

Resources and tools are developed specifically for cannabis banking onboarding and ongoing AML requirements. ACCCE’s Commercial Cannabis Handbook delivers cannabis industry knowledge and risk management best practices. Our resources consider financial institution regulations, are risk based, and can be tailored to the financial institution’s needs. 
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Tailored Education

Cannabis banking requires specialized education for the financial institution to demonstrate current knowledge of commercial cannabis industry risks. Tailored training allows you to determine if you should move forward with cannabis banking or expand by analyzing and maturing controls to match the fast pace and higher risk needs of the commercial cannabis industry. ACCCE offers a range of specific cannabis banking training and workshop topics.

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Webinars & Community Events

Engaging webinars and community events keep risk professionals abreast of current and emerging trends across the commercial cannabis industry and specific to cannabis banking. These events highlight risk issues, case studies, and details about the commercial cannabis industry that affect the financial institution’s risk profile.

Resources

Meet the needs of your clients by integrating standardized risk management practices and customizable risk management solutions with your own trusted solutions. Below are complimentary resources from our cannabis banking collection.

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Comprehensive Cannabis Banking Program

Financial institution boards of directors and executives can use this resource to assist them when considering cannabis banking, or expanding a cannabis banking program.

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Cannabis Banking Due Diligence Concerns

Ancillary cannabis business compliance and risk personnel can use this resource to assist them when conducting due diligence on commercial cannabis business customers.

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Lead Cannabis Director Checklist

Financial institution boards of directors and executives can use this checklist to guide the conversation on selecting a lead cannabis banking director, their major activities, and reports the board may want to review.

Tailored Training

Elevate your cannabis banking program with the Cannabis Risk Management Framework.

ACCCE provides tailored training and workshops for financial institution directors, C-suite executives, and compliance/AML functions. Sessions cover all aspects of integrating the cannabis risk management framework into your cannabis banking program. Each program is uniquely designed specifically for your financial institution’s control environment and specific cannabis client risk profile. Facilitators are ACCCE staff who were financial institution compliance officers and subject-matter experts.

Sample Workshops

  • Adding Commercial Cannabis Businesses to Your Customer Base 
  • Cannabis Banking Due Diligence: Initial Onboarding of Commercial Cannabis Businesses 
  • Cannabis Banking Due Diligence: Integration of AML Tools for Cannabis Business Due Diligence 
  • Maturing Cannabis Banking Relationships 
  • Effective Board and AML Committee Oversight of Cannabis Banking 
  • Annual Training: Cannabis Banking 

Webinars

Webinars and live events provide forums to discuss emerging issues and best practices in international commercial cannabis risk management. Below are complimentary webinars from our cannabis banking series. 

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Cannabis Banking Due Diligence:
Deep Dive

Proper due diligence on a commercial cannabis business allows a financial institution to reasonably predict expected transactions, identify unusual activity, and understand the ownership and control of the commercial cannabis business.

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Cannabis Banking in the Boardroom:
Risk Management

Cover key data to benchmark your cannabis banking program with best practices for cannabis banking board oversight and resources to bring back to your own boardroom.