With interest rates on the rise and new leadership in D.C., risk conditions on the ground are considerably different today from one year ago.
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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.
With new expected credit loss approaches coming on line soon, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued a document proposing to retain the existing regulatory treatment of credit loss provisions on an interim basis.
CECL represents not just a change to bank accounting but to how all banks manage their businesses.
Approximately two-thirds of financial institutions have in some way begun tackling the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Current Expected Credit Loss model for loan loss accounting, according to a survey released today by financial information firm Sageworks.
The federal banking agencies today issued guidance on implementing the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new loan loss accounting standard, which uses a current expected credit loss, or CECL, model.
As long expected, the Financial Accounting Standards Board today issued its new loan loss accounting framework, also known as the current expected credit loss model. Bank regulators have described CECL as the “biggest change to bank accounting ever.”
The Financial Accounting Standards Board voted today to move forward with its Current Expected Credit Loss standard, but agreed to push the implementation timeline back by one year after a request by ABA.