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?
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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.
Setting ABA’s government relations agenda for 2019.
Three-quarters of bank investors disagree that change is necessary to loan loss accounting rules, while just 17 percent support a change, according to a recent survey of non-management bank investors conducted by FIG Partners.
The rapid pace of change will continue in 2019, ABA policy staff project.
As the Financial Stability Oversight Council meets today to discuss, among other topics, the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Current Expected Credit Loss model for loan loss accounting, 28 Republican House members urged a delay in CECL’s implementation date and a comprehensive study of its effects on the banking industry and access to credit.