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AuditLink takes its Conversations on Compliance event on the road

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, hosted its Conversations on Compliance event in Madison, Wisconsin on August 21, 2019. It was held on the campus of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). “We had attendees representing credit unions from Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan,” said Marvin Johnson, AuditLink assistant manager. “We were really pleased […]

CU*Answers holds July 2019 AuditLink Vendor Watch session

CU*Answers, the 100% credit union-owned data processing CUSO, held July’s Vendor Watch webinar series with AuditLink. The free webinar was held on Tuesday, July 30th. AuditLink maintains a robust database of vendor due diligence and intelligence and sets the standard for due diligence for a national audience. Vendor Watch is a monthly webinar series focusing […]

AuditLink publishes white paper on the basics of internal controls

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, recently published a white paper and opinion piece on the basics of internal controls. Jim Vilker, VP of Professional services and head of the AuditLink division of CU*Answers stated the recent rash of large embezzlements and review of the indictments points to something that is pervasive: the […]

AuditLink hosts fifth annual Conversations on Compliance

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, hosted its fifth annual Conversations on Compliance event. Over fifty attendees were on site at the CUSO’s Grand Rapids, Michigan headquarters, coming from all over the country to learn about current topics related to compliance. The day’s agenda included presentations by AuditLink Manager Jim Vilker on de-risking […]

Fraud risk continues, anti-fraud training and awareness should as well

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, announced in February that Marvin Johnson, AuditLink assistant manager, renewed his Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. Fraud risk tends to draw more attention when large cases are […]

AuditLink assists and trains 40 clients on using CU*BASE® tools for abnormal activity monitoring

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, announced in February that it would provide all CU*Answers clients with a free session to configure and train staff on utilizing the CU*BASE tools to monitor for high risk suspicious member activity. Since then, forty credit unions have taken up the offer to learn more, with more […]

Daily Log Management client count continues to climb for AuditLink

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, has seen continued growth in its Daily Log Management services. Daily Log Management includes monitoring of BSA, suspicious activity, OFAC scans, employee accounts, wire transfers, dormancy, teller transactions, and file maintenance reviews. Jim Vilker, VP of Professional Services and division leader said, “this is all about our […]

AuditLink Vendor Management has a banner year

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of CU*Answers, celebrated a stellar year in 2018 adding 27 new credit unions and CUSOs to its shared execution vendor management service offering. Jim Vilker, VP of Professional Services and manager of AuditLink, said, “we built this service based upon a cooperative mantra and have learned that vendor management […]

AuditLink hires Marvin Johnson to serve as assistant manager

AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of cooperative CUSO CU*Answers, recently announced that it has hired Marvin Johnson as its new assistant manager. Mr. Johnson will assist VP Jim Vilker in managing the team of compliance experts in delivering specialized services that enable credit unions to meet regulatory guidelines pertaining to policies, procedures, member disclosures, […]

CU*Answers to hold September AuditLink Vendor Watch session

CU*Answers, the 100% credit union-owned data processing CUSO, will hold September’s Vendor Watch webinar series with AuditLink. The free webinar will be held on Friday, September 29th, 2018. AuditLink maintains a robust database of vendor due diligence and intelligence and sets the standard for due diligence for a national audience. Vendor Watch is a monthly […]