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Mar 17 2018

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Your Credit Union CECL Committee

If a credit union has not yet formed a committee to oversee CECL implementation, consider including representatives from the board of directors, accounting/finance, information technology, credit analysis, internal audit and risk mitigation.

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CECL: A CEO’s role in improved management of credit losses

There is a reason regulatory agencies are directing their guidance on the new current expected credit loss (CECL) model to the attention of financial institution CEOs. After all, it is top management’s responsibility at the end of the day to ensure the allowance for loan and lease losses (ALLL) is adequate.

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Top Fed staff hosting CECL informational session Oct. 3

The top accountant for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors and other Fed staff will host an informational session Oct. 3 to discuss the Financial Accounting Standard Board’s updated credit-loss standard, also known as the current expected credit loss (CECL) model.

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Regulators offer new round of answers to FAQs about CECL

In a new round of answers to Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, regulators addressed initial supervisory views on qualitative factors, data needs and other topics related to (ASU) No. 2016-13, Topic 326, Financial Instruments – Credit Losses, which takes effect as early as 2020 for SEC-registered financial institutions.

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CECL Forecasting: How far into the future is far enough?

A hallmark of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s shift from the incurred to current expected credit loss model, or CECL, is that banks and credit unions will begin estimating credit losses for the entire life of the loan, instead of just what has already been incurred as of the calculation date.

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Your Credit Union CECL Committee

If a credit union has not yet formed a committee to oversee CECL implementation, consider including representatives from the board of directors, accounting/finance, information technology, credit analysis, internal audit and risk mitigation.

FASB’s CECL: How to Prepare Now

This slide deck explains myths related to the FASB s CECL model and what institutions can be doing now in preparation. One of the main issues institutions will face in transitioning to an expected loss model is the influx of data requirements that will be necessary under the new model. This document describes what data will be needed, and offers a few recommendations for data governance, segmentation and model selection.

2017 Risk Management Summit: Why Attend?

The 6th annual Risk Management Summit presented by Sageworks will be held September 25-27 in Denver, Colorado. Approximately 200 bank and credit union executives have already registered to join their peers, industry experts, and Sageworks. Why should you join the group?

CECL – Data and Methodology

The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 326 provides the guidance for estimating allowances for credit losses, as the current expected credit losses methodology (CECL) will be applied. The allowance will be reported as a valuation account, or the difference between the financial assets’ amortized cost basis and the net amount expected to be collected. Two common questions that bankers ask about FASB’s CECL model are: 1) What methodologies make the most sense for CECL? 2) What are the data requirements for my institution?

ALLL highlighted as part of 2017 Exam Survey

While Federal Exams for banks and credit unions may be closed-door, institutions have a way now of reading firsthand what other institutions hear during their examinations with regulators. Sageworks offers the biennial, anonymous survey as a means to sharing the lessons learned during exam experiences. Bankers are encouraged to take the survey – roughly 20 questions – and anonymously provide feedback on the areas that received the most scrutiny, changes in the exam, recommendations received from regulators and areas of concern.

Discussions

July 11, 2017

Will DCF be a viable method for CECL?

November 23, 2015

Is it stated anywhere how long we will have to transition to the new model once it’s released?

What is your institution doing to prepare for CECL?

Tip Of The Day

Examine the size/granularity of your FAS 5 segmentation. Are you granular enough to capture the inherent risk associated with each homogeneous pool? Are you too granular to where you lose statistical significance?

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CECL: A CEO’s role in improved management of credit losses

There is a reason regulatory agencies are directing their guidance on the new current expected credit loss (CECL) model to the attention of financial institution CEOs. After all, it is top management’s responsibility at the end of the day to ensure the allowance for loan and lease losses (ALLL) is adequate.

Top Fed staff hosting CECL informational session Oct. 3

The top accountant for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors and other Fed staff will host an informational session Oct. 3 to discuss the Financial Accounting Standard Board’s updated credit-loss standard, also known as the current expected credit loss (CECL) model.

Regulators offer new round of answers to FAQs about CECL

In a new round of answers to Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, regulators addressed initial supervisory views on qualitative factors, data needs and other topics related to (ASU) No. 2016-13, Topic 326, Financial Instruments – Credit Losses, which takes effect as early as 2020 for SEC-registered financial institutions.

Resources

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10 Ways to get ready for CECL, as described by regulators

Here are 10 ways banks and credit unions can get ready, according to the regulators, along with available resources for learning more about CECL preparation.

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Consistency is key when defining Probability of Default

Consistency in loan-level data and institutional definitions of PD are crucial to performing PD/LGD calculations that accurately reflect loss.

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Data for CECL: What will you need?

Sageworks has outlined a comprehensive guide of suggested and highly recommended data fields for institutions preparing for CECL implementation.

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Top Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses Resources of 2016

See our top ALLL resources of 2016, featuring tips for calculating the allowance under current standards and with CECL changes on the horizon.

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