Industry experts see CECL as one of the most significant changes facing financial institutions. See how this guide can assist in your organization’s transition to CECL.
Are you ready for CECL?
After years of deliberations dating back to the 2008 financial crisis, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued the highly anticipated Current Expected Credit Loss accounting model (CECL) on June 16, 2016. Find out how you can prepare for this new requirement and five key operational challenges.
Getting to know CECL models
The core concept of CECL requires a forward-looking
estimate of the lifetime credit loss of a financial instrument.
The proposed standard does not prescribe any specific
method for generating these estimates, and methods
ranging from simple vintage analysis to advanced
econometric models will be acceptable.
FASB’s new credit loss accounting standard will impact the end-to-end reserving process for financial instruments measured at amortized cost.
5 ways to prepare for CECL: A Q&A with SS&C Primatics' John Lankenau
There is a vast disconnect between the way banks feel about the new current expected credit loss (CECL) standard and what they’re actually doing to prepare.
The CECL conundrum for lenders: Which loss forecasting methodology to use?
One of the biggest decisions that lenders will make in transitioning to CECL is selecting a loss forecasting methodology.
Mind the gap – what are
the technology gaps facing
Financial institutions face three fundamental technology gaps when it comes to
accounting for and managing loans, typically the largest single asset class on their
balance sheet. Effectively addressing these shortcomings will lead to more efficient
and better controlled processes, significant cost savings, and better analytics.
SS&C Primatics study reveals top concerns among banks transitioning to CECL
Despite 85 percent confidence in their ability to transition to the new CECL standard, 47 percent cite managing massive amount of data as biggest obstacle.
CECL: Today’s challenge
See how cross-functional changes to the end-to-end reserving process affect you.
East West Bancorp chooses SS&C to support transition to CECL
California bank signs multi-year agreement to implement EVOLV, leading cloud-based integrated risk and finance solution, to manage reserving under current US GAAP and new CECL accounting standard.
SS&C Primatics: Integrated risk and finance
Automating risk and finance needs, from data capture to back-end reporting
and analytics. SS&C Primatics’ EVOLV is the single platform, single solution and single system of record for integrating risk and finance functions.
CECL preparation part 3: An introduction to models for accountants and other non-modelers
CECL preparation part 2: Performing the CECL gap analysis
part I: Operational considerations for success
About SS&C Technologies
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