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House Lawmakers Seek Delay, Closer Examination of CECL

A group of House lawmakers yesterday wrote to the heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Accounting Standards board urging them to more closely examine the effects of FASB’s Current Expected Credit Loss Standard on credit availability and calling for a delay to CECL’s effective date until such a study can be carried out.

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ABA: Five-Year CECL Capital Transition Needed

Citing potential high volatility in credit loss allowances under the CECL accounting standard, ABA recently called on the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision to allow banks a minimum of five years to phase into regulatory capital the incremental allowances for credit losses under the CECL standard at the time of initial implementation.

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