The American Bankers Association this week submitted to the Internal Revenue Service its feedback on what should be included in the agency’s 2019-20 priority guidance plan.
The Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures found that 78% of companies it reviewed disclosed at least some climate-related information in 2018, up from 70% two years prior.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) yesterday introduced a long-awaited bill—S. 1564—calling for a delay in the implementation of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard until a quantitative impact study can be completed to understand its likely effects it will have on the economy.
Although the revenue recognition rule may not significantly affect banks’ traditional revenue reporting, institutions will not know for sure until they have implemented the full, five-step process.
The American Institute of CPAs wrote to the Financial Accounting Standards Board this week seeking a delay in the implementation of a new lease accounting standard.
The heads of the banking agencies told lawmakers that they expect to have regulatory changes from the S. 2155 regulatory reform law implemented by year-end.
Responding to requests from certain specialty lenders, FASB yesterday said it would allow companies to avoid CECL by electing a “fair value option” for certain assets.
In a letter to Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) today, the American Bankers Association reiterated its call for a delay in the implementation of the current expected credit loss accounting standard until a quantitative impact study can be conducted and the full economic effects of CECL can be determined.
The federal banking agencies plan to reintroduce the examination manual for anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance later this year, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting told the Senate Banking Committee today.
Led by Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.), a bipartisan group of 15 senators wrote to the Federal Reserve and FDIC today urging a delay in the implementation of the Current Expected Credit Loss model for loan loss accounting until after the agencies can study CECL’s economic effects.