Legal Manuals

Deposit Accounts Procedures Manual (Computer only) (Revised August 2016)

This manual assists Minnesota banks with implementation of sound, fair and well-defined policies and procedures for deposit account related issues, improving customer satisfaction, and minimizing potential bank losses resulting from mishandling of deposit accounts. This manual was developed by a task force of Minnesota bankers and attorneys.

Cost to buy computer download:

Members - $225, plus tax, plus annual update fee
Eligible non-members - $450, plus tax, plus annual update fee

Lending Procedures & Forms Manuals (Computer only) (Revised February 2015)(Real Estate Revised July 2016)

These manuals are designed to assist bank lenders by: (1) providing accurate information on relevant state and federal laws governing lending practices; (2) providing procedures to be followed when making specialized loans (e.g., loans to municipalities); and (3) providing sample forms. A set includes separate manuals on consumer, real estate, agricultural and commercial lending.

Cost to buy computer download:

Complete set of four: $700, plus tax, for MBA members; $1,400 for eligible non-members,
plus an annual update fee
Individual manuals: $200, plus tax, for MBA members; $400 for eligible non-members,
plus an annual update fee

Records Retention Manual  (Revised June 2017)

This manual is a comprehensive manual developed by a task force of Minnesota bankers and attorneys to be used as a guide in developing a realistic retention program imperative to all banks.

Cost to buy paper or computer download:

$100, plus tax, for MBA members, plus occasional update fee
$200, plus tax, for eligible non-members, plus occasional update fee

Safe Deposit Manual  (Revised June 2017)

The MBA Safe Deposit Manual is designed for use as a guide and reference in every Minnesota bank using safe deposit services. The MBA, along with representatives from the Minnesota Safe Deposit Association, contains information on recent law changes and the most up-to-date recommended procedures.

Cost to buy paper or computer download:

$100, plus tax, for MBA members, plus occasional update fee
$200, plus tax, for eligible non-members, plus occasional update fee

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Non-members also pay double for update fees.