Category: 2019 Sessions

Roadmap to the Future: Fact vs Fiction (on CECL and Other FASB Standards)

The FASB develops standards that work not just for today, but also for the future.  To do this, FASB members and staff engage in extensive outreach and research to understand and address stakeholder questions (or misconceptions) around existing and upcoming standards. During this session, FASB Member Hal Schroeder will discuss how the FASB is doing…

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T Minus 2020: Countdown to Launch

This session is specifically for SEC Registrants and entities that are adopting the standard at the end of this year, and assumes the audience will be deeply familiar with core CECL concepts and have made significant progress in their effort to implement the Update.  We will discuss common late-implementation hurdles, best practices for validation and…

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Client Focus in Your Financial Institution

The 2019 JD Power U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study revealed customer satisfaction and attitudes around digital banking. This panel will look at the study and talk about opportunities to improve the client experience in financial institutions.

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Establishing Risk and Governance Plans for Commercial Real Estate Lending

Commercial real estate continues to be a focus of financial firms and the agencies that regulate them. It is a source of tremendous profits and, unfortunately, tremendous risk. Many banks claimed oversight of their commercial real estate platform prior to the last recession, but that perceived oversight did not prevent the industry from incurring huge…

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The Impact of CECL

What will the impact of CECL be? What will the impact of the extension of the implementation deadline mean to community financial institutions? This panel will look at examples from institutions, comparing current allowance levels to expected credit losses.

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Don’t Forget About Me: Debt Securities

Under ASU 2016-13, credit loss measurement differs depending on the debt security’s classification: held-to-maturity (HTM) or available-for-sale (AFS) based on management’s investment intentions. HTM debt securities, will fall under the CECL model of the ASU. This may potentially require institutions to recognize at adoption and on an ongoing basis, credit losses on certain HTM debt…

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Lessons Learned: Manage Risk. Drive Growth.

A jam-packed wrap-up session with Abrigo experts covering the major ah-ha moments of the Lending + Credit Risk Track and the CECL + Portfolio Risk Track, along with the top action items you’ll want to take back to your financial institution.

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Revenge of the Can: Lessons from the Past 3 Years

Sometimes when you kick the can down the road, the can kicks back.  Learn how you can preserve optionality over the intervening three years between when you could, when you should, and when you must adopt the new standard with minimal effort.   In dynamic economic conditions, and in a shifting market landscape, we’ll show you…

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Driving Deposit Growth: Who’s Responsible?

Lenders are typically trained to focus exclusively on lending products, but all borrowers are depositors somewhere. With many institutions facing liquidity pressure in order to continue funding loan growth, the question of who’s responsible for deposit growth is increasingly relevant. Do we leave it to the CFO or branch managers? Do the kind of deposits…

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Disclosure Implications for Lender Financial Statements

CECL will require different and additional disclosures in respect to your allowance models, methodologies and assumptions. In this session, you’ll receive explicit examples of the disclosures, and discuss certain nuances that might otherwise go unnoticed. Presenter: Dorsey Baskin, Independent Abrigo Advisor

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