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Nihil Patel is a Senior Director within the enterprise risk services division at Moody's Analytics. He serves as the business lead driving our product strategy related to credit portfolio analytics. Nihil has broad experience in research, modeling, service delivery, and customer engagement.

Prior to his current role, Nihil spent nine years in the research organization leading the portfolio modeling services team as well as the correlation research team. Nihil holds a MSE in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley.

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In this fifth webinar in our series, our experts discussed common CECL considerations for structured credit and answered key questions on how to provide CECL estimates for structured credit.

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Expanding Sensitivity Analysis and Stress Testing for CECL

To ease the transition to CECL, firms can leverage and align existing risk management practices. Institutions are in the process of trying to determine which methodologies can be expanded to meet the CECL impairment model requirements, while retaining a consistency between other regulatory and risk management activities.

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Leveraging Basel and Stress Testing Models for CECL

Basel Advanced IRB models, other internal ratings models, and Stress Testing models were developed by many large financial institutions for capital management. Moody’s Analytics will outline how institutions can leverage these models to comply with FASB’s new impairment accounting standards.

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