Press Releases

BSA Certified Specialist Designation Achieved at CU*Answers

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of the West Michigan-based CUSO, CU*Answers, announced that Marsha Sapino, AuditLink Associate, received her BSA Certified Specialist designation in November 2015. “Receiving a designation specializing in the Bank Secrecy Act has been a professional goal of mine for quite some time,” states Sapino, who also received her Accredited ACH […]

CAMS Certification Achieved at CU*Answers

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of the West Michigan-based CUSO CU*Answers, announced that Jim Vilker, head of the division, has passed the Certified Anti-Money Laundering (CAMS) exam. “Passing CAMS has been a professional goal of mine for many years,” said Vilker. “After attending the ACAMS international seminar in Las Vegas last year it became […]

CU*Answers Credit Unions Swap and Drop

AuditLink, a service of cooperative CUSO, CU*Answers, recently published a video introducing PolicySwap and ExamShare.  AuditLink reduces the added work imposed by regulations and compliance through the combination of its services, innovative technology, and cooperation amongst industry peers. Factors inherent in changing regulations mandate continuous training and frequent exposure to compliance issues with applied auditor […]

CU*Answers Publishes Third Article Critiquing NCUA’s Revised Risk Based Capital Rule

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – February 18, 2015 CU*Answers, a cooperative CUSO located in West Michigan, announced that is has published its third and final article critiquing the NCUA’s revised Risk Based Capital rule (RBC2). The article continues from part two of the three-part series by addressing the Rule from a legal approach. The article reviews […]

CU*Answers Publishes Second Article on NCUA’s Revised Risk Based Capital Rule

CU*Answers, a cooperative CUSO located in West Michigan, announced that is has published its second article critiquing the NCUA’s revised Risk Based Capital rule (RBC2). The article continues from part one of the three-part series by addressing the Rule from a holistic approach. “Of the three articles this is the most compelling as it cuts […]

Winter Events at CU*Answers

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – January 30, 2015 CU*Answers, the 100% owned cooperative CUSO, is providing warm hospitality during the winter months. CU*Answers has meeting rooms available to be used that are accompanied by a staff that is willing to cater to their client’s needs. This includes catering, technology assistance, and execution of the day’s events. […]

CU*Answers Announces Cost of Compliance Contest Winners

CU*Answers, data processor to nearly 200 credit unions nationwide, announced the winners of their first Cost of Compliance contest at its recent CEO Strategies Conference. Contest participants were tasked to create a template that provides a standard way of accounting for an institution’s overall costs associated with compliance related activities. “Nine credit unions participated in […]

CU*Answers Awarding $5000 in Cost of Compliance Contest

CU*Answers, data processor to nearly 200 credit unions nationwide, recently announced the Cost of Compliance contest, sponsored by its compliance division, AuditLink. Open to all credit union CEOs and CFOs, contest participants need to create a template that provides a standard way of calculating the cost of compliance. The template should list the costs of […]

AuditLink Fights Against Elder Abuse

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of the West Michigan-based CUSO CU*Answers, is in the beginning stages of a campaign to fight elder abuse. Their first step in the fight is dedicating their ninth edition of Network Compliance Teacher to elder abuse. “We had an enormous response from our clients when we sent out the […]

CUNA Urges Comments on Risk Based Capital Proposal

CUNA’s Small Credit Union Committee created a call to action for Credit Unions to respond to the NCUA’s proposed Risk based Capital regulation.  The letter urges all credit unions to respond to the NCUA call for comments before the comment period ends on May 28th. CUNA and the NWCUA also sent this letter to all credit unions […]