There is no separate filing requirement for CECL. Entities must first include the new CECL disclosures in their financial statements and regulatory reports (e.g., the quarterly call report), commencing with the aforementioned effective dates. These disclosures have the potential to vary widely across the financial institution industry as they become more institution specific. Issued in 2016, CECL is a response to concerns that arose following the 2008 financial crisis that losses were recognized too late for investors to react in a … Disclosures under CECL will require a formal presentation of policies and procedures applied when evaluating credit risk across commercial and consumer portfolios. These non-financial companies, however, may not realize the impact that CECL will have on their balance sheets, specifically trade receivables. However, CECL made certain amendments (additions and deletions) both to the scope and content of the existing disclosures, as well as introducing new disclosures. Inferring such precision is illusory, especially with regard to the estimates required by CECL. 3/19/2018 1 CECL Implementation for Smaller, Less Complex Institutions Speakers: John Rieger, FDIC Deputy Chief Accountant Mandi Simpson, OCC Professional Accounting Fellow Christine Jung, FRB Professional Accounting Fellow March 20, 2018 Goals of Today’s Session • Present a sample … The structure and granularity of an entity’s income statement and balance sheet does not to change, as the details of the […] This Heads Up summarizes the disclosure trends we observed in our review of public filings of a sample of companies that adopted the new CECL standard as of the first quarter of 2020, including disclosure trends related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) pandemic. Example memo (see Appendix A) • Presentations, agendas, or minutes from project meetings with key decisions and considerations • Draft disclosures • Materials provided to the board and management governance committees regarding adoption status and key decisions • Documentation, including questions and items identified for follow-up by The current expected credit loss (CECL) model requires financial institutions to overhaul many aspects of their accounting for the allowance for loan and lease losses (ALLL), including the essential shift to estimating losses for the lifetime of loans rather than on an incurred-loss basis. Each section is accompanied by notes explaining the related CECL guidance and defining disclosure nuances. Published August 31, 2018; This paper addresses the challenges that bankers, their board members, and their investors will have in analyzing and discussing CECL-based results. The FASB’s new credit losses standard changes the accounting for credit losses for certain instruments. The extensive whitepaper, “CECL Modifications of Typical ALLL Disclosures” authored by Dorsey Baskin and Rahul Gupta of Grant Thornton presents a complete sample disclosure document, including charts. Disclosures and Discussions of Credit Risk Under CECL. CECL also requires a quantitative rollforward of an entity’s allowance for credit losses and, for most financing receivables, disclosure of credit quality indicators. For example, unlike existing GAAP, the impairment model for HTM debt securities will differ from that of AFS debt securities. 2 Depending on the nature and amount of items an entity has within the scope of CECL, Introduction.