More than three-quarters of financial institutions will gather data from five or more years back as they prepare to implement the Current Expected Credit Loss standard.
Cybersecurity and the slowing of the global economy are two key issues of concern, the CEOs of the nation’s largest banks told the House Financial Services Committee today.
Senior House Financial Services Committee member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) today wrote to Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton expressing concerns about the coming CECL loan loss accounting approach and its effects on markets and investors.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board today declined to make changes to its current expected credit loss model, as proposed by a group of regional banks, speeding CECL on its path to being implemented for Securities and Exchange Commission registrants as scheduled in 2020.
With the Current Expected Credit Loss standard for loan loss accounting coming into effect for many banks — and the vast majority of bank assets — on Jan. 1, 2020, where are bank CFOs and managers in the process of implementing CECL, and what challenges are they seeing?
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) today warned of the negative consequences that the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard could have on community banks and consumers if implementation moves forward.
Loan committees and chairs should be positioned to play a role to facilitate discussions about the new loan loss accounting standard.
As banks prepare to implement the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell said that the agency will be “watching carefully” to see how the standard will affect banks and the economy.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) today wrote to Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Joseph Otting today requesting information on how the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard will affect Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard presents significant operational challenges and stakeholders are concerned about real and potentially severe economic effects, participants noted at a roundtable discussion hosted by FASB today.