A bipartisan group of senators yesterday urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to direct the Financial Stability Oversight Council to conduct a study on the current expected credit loss accounting standard’s effect on lending and the economy.
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Three years after it was issued—and amid numerous congressional hearings, a mandate for the Treasury Department to study its economic impacts, and recent regulator calls for reconsideration—the CECL accounting standard became effective for most large banks on January 1, 2020.
Whether institutions are using CECL or incurred loss methodology, estimating credit losses in today’s pandemic-stressed economic environment is challenging to say the least.
In a comment letter to the financial regulatory agencies today, ABA warned of potential unintended consequences that could arise as a result of a recent interim final rule delaying the three-year phase-in of the regulatory capital effects of the CECL standard for two years.
In a letter to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton this week, Rep. David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) urged the agency to rethink its approach to implementing the temporary delay of the current expected credit loss standard that was included in the CARES Act.
The federal banking agencies today updated guidance on working with borrowers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The federal banking agencies today announced two actions intended to help banks ensure the continued flow of credit to households and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Senate unanimously passed a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package to provide relief to American consumers and businesses struggling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a bipartisan letter, Reps. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) today joined the chorus of voices—including FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams—calling for the Financial Accounting Standards Board to suspend and delay its Current Expected Credit Loss standard amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid the growing economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and public health response, ABA and several other financial trade groups urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to use its statutory authority over public company accounting rules to delay implementation of the Current Expected Credit Loss approach.