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Modeling Severity Under CECL

BY BEN MURRELL, FI CONSULTING As many financial institutions enter into CECL parallel runs in 2019, they need to have a solid handle on their loss forecasting model inputs. To ensure compliance with the standard, regulators and auditors will be scrutinizing these inputs and assumptions, including severity, or loss given default (LGD). Regardless, whether a......

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FI Consulting Releases Acquisition And Spend Planning Solution

Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) empowers collaborative planning, management, and end-to-end visibility of agency procurement pipelines to avoid end of fiscal year contracting bottlenecks commonplace across the federal government. ARLINGTON, VA – October 17, 2018 – FI Consulting is pleased to announce the release of its Acquisition and Spend Planner (ASP) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to......

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Are We Ready for a…

New measures move beyond sales-based data By James R. Follain, Ph.D., and Barbara...

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AVMs Have Feelings, too

An automated valuation method is only as accurate as the models used...

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Are We There Yet?

The market bottom still lies ahead, based on rent-to-value ratios in the...

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Navigating Negative Home Equity Takes…

Facts and forecasting are crucial to finding your way out By Amy E....

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Four Key Questions When Estimating Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL)

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Under the FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard, public entities are required to estimate losses over the contractual term of the financial asset or group of financial assets. However, this requirement is eased to allow entities to make or obtain “reasonable and supportable” forecasts of......

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Banks with Ontology and Knowledge Graph Capabilities well-positioned to meet…

FI Consulting’s Mark Jordan co-authored a blog with Element 22 discussing the importance of data governance and accessibility. Recent surveys find that many institutions are still in the planning stage for CECL, and that obtaining data necessary to support model development is among their most pressing tasks. In the recent past certain banks have met......

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