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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued its guidance on credit risk and expected credit loss accounting, which is intended to set common worldwide regulatory expectations for loan loss accounting, including the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss model.

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With FASB’s recent announcement of a 2019 effective date for their CECL impairment accounting standard, Fintellix Solutions and Ardmore Banking Advisors have released a white paper: “Effective CECL Adoption Timelines Confirmed: Expected Cost of Implementation.”

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After at least five years of serious debate about proposing to mark all financial assets and liabilities to market, the Financial Accounting Standards Board on Wednesday gave final approval to an accounting standard that is limited in its requirement for mark to market accounting.

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During a conference call yesterday with more than 3,000 participants, Federal Reserve Board staff indicated that the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new model for impairment accounting — current expected credit loss, which is expected to be finalized in January and effective no earlier than 2018 — is not a tweak to existing accounting, but rather a fundamental change to bank accounting.

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ABA in a letter Friday formally requested the opportunity to work with the IRS to resolve the issue of whether and how to report — on IRS Form 1098, Mortgage Interest Statement — any accrued but unpaid interest that is added to the principal of modified loans. The letter asks the IRS to engage on

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The OCC yesterday released an updated version of its Bank Accounting Advisory Series that provides accounting guidance for accountants at financial institutions.

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