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What Should Firms be Considering for CECL that They Might Not be Today?

In this video, Anna Krayn discusses her observations on how institutions can prepare for CECL implementation, including improvements to technology and processes and conducting quantitative impact studies.

October 2017 WebPage Anna Krayn

Why is Purchased Credit Impaired (PCI) Accounting Being Simplified Under CECL?

In this video, Masha Muzyka discusses how operational complexities and comparability issues contributed to the changes from purchased credit impaired (PCI) accounting to purchased credit deteriorated (PCD) accounting under CECL.

October 2017 WebPage Masha Muzyka

How Should Institutions be Preparing for CECL?

In this video, Chris Henkel identifies the key factors institutions need to consider during the planning process and how to improve the measurement of credit risk over the lifetime of a loan.

October 2017 WebPage Christian Henkel

What are Some of the Pros and Cons of Loan Level versus Cohort-Level or Portfolio-Level Models for CECL?

In this video, Cris DeRitis reviews the advantages and disadvantages of the different type of models that are acceptable for CECL. A portfolio-level approach is a simpler modeling method, but lacks granularity.

October 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

Which Modeling Methods or Techniques are Acceptable for CECL?

In this video, Cris deRitis reviews the types of models institutions can leverage to be CECL-compliant including loan-level, loss given default, probability of default, expected at default, vintage cohort, or portfolio-level models.

October 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

What Should Banks Consider When Using Existing Models for CECL?

In this video, Cris DeRitis explains how institutions can leverage existing models and modify them to be compliant with the new CECL standard. Acceptable models institutions can use include Dodd-Frank Act Stress Testing (DFAST), though-the-cycle or internal models.

October 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

What are the Pros and Con of Single versus Multiple Scenario Use for CECL?

In this video, Cris deRitis discusses how single versus multiple scenarios can impact loss provisions and affect volatility in portfolios. One advantage of a single scenario is the simplicity, but it only provides one number under one scenario which can cause volatility over time.

October 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

What are Some of the Biggest CECL Implementation Challenges You are Observing in the Industry Today?

In this video, Anna Krayn explains the key challenges institutions are facing with data, modeling, governance, and technology due to the new CECL accounting standard.

October 2017 WebPage Anna Krayn

Empowering Users, Satisfying Auditors for CECL

In this webinar, Emil Lopez and Olivier Brucker from Moody's Analytics, demonstrates how the Moody's Analytics Credit Loss and Impairment Analysis suite helps financial institutions overcome CECL challenges and implement best-practice allowance processes.

October 2017 WebPage Emil Lopez, Olivier Brucker

Empowering Users, Satisfying Auditors for CECL Presentation Slides

In this presentation, Emil Lopez and Olivier Brucker from Moody's Analytics, demonstrates how the Moody's Analytics Credit Loss and Impairment Analysis suite helps financial institutions overcome challenges with CECL and implement best-practice allowance processes.

October 2017 Pdf Emil Lopez, Olivier Brucker

Economic Scenarios: What's Reasonable and Supportable?

In this paper, we review and make recommendations on the use of economic scenarios in the CECL process along six key dimensions: FASB requirements, Forecast methodology and horizon definition, number of scenarios, mean reversions and custom scenarios. We conclude with a discussion of other considerations banks and lenders should bear in mind when developing a forward-looking process for CECL compliance.

October 2017 Pdf Dr. Cristian deRitis

Expected Loss Quantification: Factors that Will Move the Needle

In this webinar, Anna Krayn and Masha Muzyka discuss the importance of accounting for risk differentiation and rank ordering for pass-rated loans, common flaws of risk rating systems and the potential financial impact on ALLL.

September 2017 WebPage Anna Krayn, Masha Muzyka

Expected Loss Quantification: Factors that Will Move the Needle Presentation Slides

In this presentation, Anna Krayn and Masha Muzyka discuss the importance of accounting for risk differentiation and rank ordering for pass-rated loans, common flaws of risk rating systems and the potential financial impact on ALLL.

September 2017 Pdf Anna Krayn, Masha Muzyka

Lifetime Expected Credit Loss Modeling

In this webinar, David Fieldhouse, Director in Consumer Credit Analytics and Glenn Levine, Associate Director within the Capital Markets Research Group provide an overview of ECL quantification tools Moody's Analytics offers to support CECL implementation across all major asset classes.

September 2017 WebPage Glenn Levine, David Fieldhouse

Lifetime Expected Credit Loss Modeling Presentation Slides

In this presentation, learn more about ECL quantification tools to support CECL implementation across all major asset classes, including dual-risk rating models (PD/LGD), credit cycle adjustment and scenario conditioning models, segment-level loss rate models and discounted cash flow (DCF) and non-DCF methodologies.

September 2017 Pdf Glenn Levine, David Fieldhouse

Economic Scenarios for CECL: What's Reasonable and Supportable?

In this webinar, Cris deRitis, Senior Director from Moody's Analytics, demonstrates how to leverage econometrically derived, forward-looking scenarios to assess life-time losses for CECL.

September 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

"Economic Scenarios for CECL; What's Reasonable and Supportable?" Presentation Slides

In this webinar, Cris deRitis, Senior Director from Moody's Analytics, demonstrates how to leverage econometrically derived, forward-looking scenarios to assess life-time losses for CECL.

September 2017 Pdf Dr. Cristian deRitis

How Many Forward-looking Scenarios does CECL Require?

In this video, learn more about the requirements for forward-looking economic scenarios for CECL compliance and the comparisons between scenarios for CECL and IFRS 9.

September 2017 WebPage Dr. Cristian deRitis

Leveraging Industry Data for CECL Compliance

In this webinar, Irina Korablev, Senior Director and Deniz Tudor, Director will discuss various tools that can capture economic, loan-level, and cohort-level data across several asset classes, which can be used for forecasting credit losses and benchmarking internal models.

August 2017 WebPage Dr. Deniz Tudor, Irina Korablev

Leveraging Industry Data for CECL Compliance Presentation Slides

In this presentation, Irina Korablev, Senior Director and Deniz Tudor, Director will discuss various tools that can capture economic, loan-level, and cohort-level data across several asset classes, which can be used for forecasting credit losses and benchmarking internal models.

August 2017 Pdf Dr. Deniz Tudor, Irina Korablev

Meeting the Analytic Challenges of CECL

Our experts discuss methodologies for calculating losses, and explain how to establish and defend reasonable and supportable forecasts, connect the allowance for credit loss estimate to key risk functions, and analyze the impact to reserves and your business.

August 2017 WebPage Jan Larsen, Tanya Roosta

What is CECL (Current Expected Credit Loss)?

In this video, Chris Henkel from Moody's Analytics provides a brief overview about the new accounting standard, Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL). Listen in to learn more about the implications and how institutions can prepare.

August 2017 WebPage Christian Henkel

What are the Key Considerations for Purchased Financial Assets with Credit Deterioration (PCD) Under CECL?

In this video, Masha Muzyka discusses the accounting challenges faced by institutions acquiring financial assets with credit deterioration under the new CECL standard.

August 2017 WebPage Masha Muzyka

Meeting the Analytic Challenges of CECL Presentation Slides

Our experts discuss methodologies for calculating losses, and explain how to establish and defend reasonable and supportable forecasts, connect the allowance for credit loss estimate to key risk functions, and analyze the impact to reserves and your business.

August 2017 Pdf Jan Larsen, Tanya Roosta

CECL: What's on Tap for the Future of Credit Loss Accounting?

A new model for expected credit losses is supposed to fix flaws in the accounting system and protect against future financial crises. But the so-called CECL model comes with its own set of challenges that will dramatically change firms' accounting practices for impaired loans. The Financial Accounting Standard Board's (FASB) recently issued current expected credit loss (CECL) model attempts to align measurement of credit losses for all financial assets held at amortized cost, and specifically calls out potential improvements to the accounting for purchased credit impaired (PCI) assets.

July 2017 Pdf Masha Muzyka

Predicting Earnings: CECL's Implications for Allowance Forecasts

In this article, we demonstrate the effect of the new allowance framework by quantifying allowances and credit earnings volatility for a sample portfolio.

July 2017 WebPage Joy Hart, Anna Labowicz

Accounting for Purchased Credit Deteriorated Financial Assets: Current and Future GAAP

In this article, we explore existing and future accounting and operational challenges faced by institutions acquiring financial assets with credit deterioration.

July 2017 WebPage Masha Muzyka

What Do Half a Million Loans Say About the Impact of CECL on Loan Loss Allowance?

In this article, we use historical data to calculate and compare loan- and portfolio-level loss allowances under the incurred loss model and CECL.

July 2017 WebPage Dr. Yanping Pan, Dr. Yashan Wang

Predicting Earnings: CECL's Implications for Allowance Forecasts

The new CECL and IFRS 9 accounting standards will require financial institutions to adjust loss allowances based on forward-looking expectations and calculate lifetime losses. In this article, we demonstrate the effect of the new allowance framework by quantifying allowances and credit earnings volatility for a sample portfolio. Our case study finds that along with a shift in the level of allowance, portfolio dynamics and concentrations play an increasingly important role in understanding and communicating expected performance and earnings.

June 2017 Pdf

How Lenders Can Adapt Estimated Credit Loss Methodologies for CECL

This article provides an overview of the CECL Quantification: Commercial & Industrial Portfolios webinar, discussing the common methodologies for estimating credit losses in C&I lending and how to adapt methodologies to be more forward-looking and compliant with CECL requirements.

May 2017 Pdf
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