A-LIGN Blog

First A-LIGN Webinar A Success!

While anyone at our firm could talk for hours on SSAE 16, we typically don’t have an audience of over 90 people register to voluntarily listen to an hour long discussion of the finer points of SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, and SOC 3.  On July 27, 2011, we conducted our first video live […]

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SOC 2 and Subservice Organizations

SOC 2 AND SUBSERVICE ORGANIZATIONS After a review of the new SOC 2 guide, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization, I noticed that the responsibilities of the service auditor, service organization and subservice organization all seem to have increased when it comes to how subservice organizations may be considered / treated under the new […]

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SSAE 16 REPLACING SAS 70

ADVANTAGE TO THE COLLECTIONS INDUSTRY – AGENCIES, ATTORNEYS, VENDORS, CREDITORS AND ASSET BUYERS The AICPA’s Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16), Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization was issued in April 2010.  As of June 15, 2011, the SSAE 16 effectively replaces the long standing SAS 70 as the U.S. […]

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Redesigned Website and Connect Buttons

I am proud to announce that A-LIGN  has launched a redesigned website to keep in contact with our clients and partners better.  We have added icons to connect with or firm through Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and our blog. We will use these mediums as ways to share the trends in regulatory and compliance services.  Please […]

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