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November 13, 2013
Employee dishonesty is a constant threat to all credit unions, regardless of asset size or number of employees. Weak or nonexistent internal controls, infrequent or incomplete internal audits, and an “it won’t happen to us” attitude by management and the board of directors are all contributing factors. This webinar will include the following:
• Considerations when hiring
• Embezzlement scenarios
• Important internal controls and audit procedures
About the Presenter
Ms. Joette Colletts
CUNA Mutual Group
In this role, she leads the development of risk management products and value-added services. Colletts provides leadership to risk management consultants throughout the country.
Colletts joined CUNA Mutual Group in 1984 as a risk management consultant assisting credit unions in risk identification, analysis and control. Prior to moving into her current position in 2007, Colletts served as a Property & Casualty corporate sales specialist, providing risk and insurance consultation services to credit unions.
Colletts graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s degree in education and accounting. She is a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Financial Crimes Investigator (CFCI), a Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE), a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and holds both Life & Health and Property & Casualty insurance licenses.
Colletts is a featured speaker and workshop facilitator at national and league conferences
How Internal Audit Can Help Boards and Supervisory Committees in Governance
October 9, 2013
In a world of evolving technology, organizational complexity and regulation, effective governance is vital in ensuring the safety and soundness your credit union. This presentation will discuss characteristics of highly effective boards and supervisory committees, and provide some best practices on how internal auditors can help foster effective communication between the board, supervisory committee and management.
About the Presenter
Mr. Harvey Johnson
Senior Manager, Team Leader Financial Institutions Team
PBMares, LLP (formallly Witt Mares PLC)
Mr. Johnson has more than ten years of public accounting experience with the firm’s financial institution clients. His experience also includes providing audit services for many of the firm's SEC registrant clients. Mr. Johnson’s engagement experience includes both internal and external audit services for financial institutions ranging from $2 million to over $2 billion.
How to Use SSAE 16 Reports - Wednesday, July 17, 2013
In today's increasingly complex world of advancing technology, credit unions face a growing need to take advantage of outsourcing to provide critical products and services. These relationships often enable the credit union to gain efficiencies and allow new products to be introduced in a more timely fashion. But - they can also increase risk to the organization. Today's webinar will include outsourcing principals and an up close look at the Statement of Standard for Attestation Engagements No. 16 ("SSAE 16") Report. We will provide an in-depth review of the report's objectives and structure, discuss what areas to focus on, and provide some valuable lessons learned from past experiences.
About the Presenter
Mr. Alan White
President & CEO Vital Insight
Prior to Ernst & Young, he served as an executive in Arthur Andersen’s Technology Risk Services practice, where he held local leadership responsibilities for the firm’s Business Systems Risk Services practice in the Washington, DC area. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from the University of Texas. Alan is a frequent speaker at industry and credit union association events including the ACUIA, CUES, NAFCU, CUNA, the IIA, CUIAA, and CUISPA
Deciphering the Noise – Why IT Risk Management needs to be a Priority
June 11, 2013
Are your information assets at risk? Are you worried about your IT security posture in the wake of recent DDoS attacks and other threats? Does the term “reputation risk” keep you up at night? For every financial institution that stores critical client data and transacts over the Internet, the answer is likely “yes”! As part of your registration for our 23rd Annual ACUIA Conference in June, we are proud to offer you a complimentary webinar on IT security and risk management, sponsored by leading global IT security services provider Above Security. Please join us for our upcoming webinar and learn about what is fact, what is fiction and what you should be considering in order to mitigate your risk.
Microsoft, IBM, Sony, VISA, JPMorgan, Apple, Google... they have all been hacked! Whether it is a phishing scam, stolen client data or a DDoS attack occupying the headlines, the frightening fact is risks that have caused so much concern amongst cybersecurity experts and major brand companies alike have now taken their toll on credit unions. Turning a blind eye may have been an option to this point, but the dangers lurk now more than ever. It is no longer a question of “if”, but “when” an attack will occur.
Above Security is a global IT security service provider with expertise firmly planted in risk management and an unwavering focus on providing exceptional incident response management to clients in industries with highly sensitive information. Since 1999, Above Security has been providing peace of mind to hundreds of clients through its market-leading solutions in managed security services. Strategic consulting capabilities combined with expert 24/7 managed security services allow its clients to concentrate on their core business, safe in the knowledge that they can count on Above Security for their IT security needs.
"Compliance Hot Topics" Webinar Summary
Presented by compliance experts from Doeren Mayhew, this webinar will address various “Compliance Hot Topics” within the Credit Union industry. The focus will be on common compliance deficiencies that are reported during audits and regulatory exams. We will also address the new regulations and updates for 2013 and how they may impact your Credit Union.
- HMDA – Home Mortgage Disclosure Act – Regulation C
- Compliance Management System
- BSA Due Diligence
- UDAP – Unfair and Deceptive Acts or Practices
- Affiliate Due Diligence
- Ability to Repay/Qualified Mortgages – updates TIL
- Loan Originator Compensation Requirements – TIL
- Mortgage Servicing Final Rules – RESPA and TIL
- Disclosure and Delivery Requirements for Copies of Appraisal and other Written Valuations – ECOA
- Homeownership Counseling Amendments - RESPA
Mobile Banking Landscape
November 14, 2012
and reveal key auditing considerations for mobile banking. Jim and Rick will also share cautionary tales of companies who have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons because of inadequate security over their mobile payment systems.