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Take An Integrated View of Mission, Cost, and Risk in…

BY JOSH MEIKRANTZ, FI CONSULTING Introduction Federal credit agencies expend resources—in the form of costs and risk— in order to achieve policy missions. While agencies measure program credit costs and performance against mission, typically these efforts are undertaken independently and risk is not considered at all. Government credit agencies should assess costs, mission, and risk......

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Webinar: Building a Model UI with R, Spark, and AWS

Rescheduled: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar will be postponed until Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12 p.m. (ET) In many organizations, models are run from someone’s desktop, key assumptions are hard-coded, and sensitivity to the inputs is not always clear to users of the model. Using R, Spark, and AWS, we’ll demonstrate how you......

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Three Reasons Model Management Should Be in the Spotlight

Following the last several months’ sprint to finish up the last round of CCAR, Dodd-Frank and NCUA regulatory stress tests, bank executives might be tempted to take a breather before the next round of scrambling gets underway. The chance to rest would certainly be well earned. At GARP’s National Convention in New York last month,......

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The Two Faces of Change: Current Expected Credit Losses

FI Consulting Manager, Joe Feldmann, was invited to speak at the 2014 Mortgage Bankers Association’s accounting conference on the recent Accounting Standards Update (ASU), Financial Instruments – Credit Losses, Subtopic 825-15.  Underneath the dryly named ASU is one of the most significant paradigm shifts to emerge in recent years from the accounting world (and, we......

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