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    Scott Dietz

    Scott is a Director in the Regulatory and Accounting Solutions team responsible for providing accounting expertise across solutions, products, and services offered by Moody’s Analytics in the US. He has over 15 years of experience leading auditing, consulting and accounting policy initiatives for financial institutions.

    Scott is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts and member of the AICPA, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University.

    Published Work

    PCD assets post-CECL: The real-world implications of an accounting change

    One benefit CECL will bring to the accounting space is moving away from the complicated and burdensome accounting for Purchase Credit Impaired (PCI) assets.

    January 2020

    CECL Considerations for Insurers - AFS Debt Securities and Other Assets

    The CECL accounting standard affects a broad spectrum of financial institutions, including insurers. Investment portfolios may require updates to allow expected credit loss calculations. Understand the impact of CECL on debt securities, commercial real estate (CRE) loans, and operations, and discover potential solutions.

    September 2019

    Acquisition Accounting Under CECL

    Join our experts as they discuss the effects of CECL on acquisition accounting, including PCD accounting, and the possible ramifications to the acquisition market.

    September 2019

    Reporting and CECL: A Seismic Shift for Accountants

    From an accounting standpoint, the changes in how to account for credit-loss reserves within the banking, insurance, and lending industries stemming from the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) current expected credit losses (CECL) guidance are significant.

    May 2019