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White Paper: Four Pitfalls to Avoid During CECL Implementation

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Building a durable, defensible Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) process that reflects your organization’s view of its credit risk requires painstaking focus on the fundamentals of building and defending your bank’s own view of its risk exposure. This requires bringing a disciplined and methodical approach to building the “case” for......

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A Framework for Multiple Economic Scenarios Under CECL

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Background We present a pragmatic approach to generating multiple economic scenarios for the new FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. While the guidance does not explicitly mention the number of scenarios that should be used when measuring expected credit losses, financial institutions should consider a......

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Federal Credit Analysis Tool –…

The Federal Credit Analysis Tool (FCAT) provides users the ability to analyze...

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Using Monte Carlo Simulations to…

This article written by James R. Follain, Ph.D., and Seth H. Giertz, was...

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Property Tax Reform: A Tough…

Decline in house prices makes task more important … and more difficult...

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Are Property Taxes a Silver…

Whether homeowners can expect a short-term reprieve is a less-than-simple question By James...

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FI-Blog-CECL-Pitfalls-to-avoid

White Paper: Four Pitfalls to Avoid During CECL Implementation

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Building a durable, defensible Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) process that reflects your organization’s view of its credit risk requires painstaking focus on the fundamentals of building and defending your bank’s own view of its risk exposure. This requires bringing a disciplined and methodical approach to building the “case” for......

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FI-Blog-Framework-CECL

A Framework for Multiple Economic Scenarios Under CECL

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Background We present a pragmatic approach to generating multiple economic scenarios for the new FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. While the guidance does not explicitly mention the number of scenarios that should be used when measuring expected credit losses, financial institutions should consider a......

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