That’s why it’s important to be thinking now about new disclosures under CECL and how existing disclosures might change, according to several CECL experts. Even though it’s best to begin work on disclosures early in the transition, in practice, CECL disclosures are often one of the last things financial institutions seem to address, despite good intentions. Banks and credit unions can be so focused on selecting CECL methodologies and developing the quantitative output for the calculation, as well as making qualitative adjustments and addressing other aspects of the accounting standard, that disclosures aren’t dealt with until late in the process, according to Gordon Dobner, a partner in BKD’s National Financial Services Group. “And in any major standard shift like this, the disclosure piece can be significant,” Dobner said during the recent Abrigo ThinkBIG Conference . One of the biggest challenges related to financial statement disclosures for financial institutions adopting CECL is that the new standard has “got a lot of discussion on things you should disclose, but it’s not very prescriptive in how you do it,” Dobner noted. As mentioned above, new disclosures required under CECL include descriptions of the methodologies used to develop the allowance for credit losses and what drove those methodology decisions. Financial institutions must also discuss what caused changes in the allowance from period to period, he said. Banks and credit unions have latitude on exactly what to say in these disclosures, so it’s been a learning curve so far among those that have made the CECL transition. Among Securities and Exchange Commission registrants that adopted CECL already, disclosures about methodology selection and allowances changes from period to period have so far tended to be “kind of basic” and could have used more information, Dobner said. Among the areas that deserve more detail? Macroeconomic factors a financial institution considered and how changes to those affected its views, Dobner added. For example, a financial institution might include a comment in its disclosures that says, in effect, “We might be considering unemployment” as an economic factor. I thought about this “But there’s not a lot of discussion on what those factors were and how they changed, and how those impacted the reserve in totality,” he said. Dobner and others at ThinkBIG cautioned financial institutions against trying to meet the bare minimum requirements on disclosures. Instead, they suggested focusing on “telling the story” (in their documentation and disclosures) of how they have developed their CECL estimates. “I think it’d be wise for institutions to take that advice to heart,” said Graham Dyer, a partner in the National Professional Standards Group of Grant Thornton. Auditors, directors, and shareholders will better understand the process, which benefits the institution. Some disclosures remain the same under CECL Even though CECL eliminates discussion of loans individually identified as “impaired,” some financial statement disclosures required under CECL are similar to those financial institutions currently provide, particularly around credit quality. For example, ASU 326-20-50-5 says: “An entity shall provide quantitative and qualitative information by class of financing receivable and major security type about the credit quality of financial assets within the scope of this Subtopic (excluding off-balance-sheet credit exposures and repurchase agreements and securities lending agreements within the scope of Topic 860), including all of the following: a. A description of the credit quality indicator(s) b.


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is 99.9% of the mass of the atom, but it’s only one-billionth of the size of the atom … so how are you going to find it if it’s standing still?” How indeed! How many of us actually think about atoms and nanoseconds on a daily basis? This is why I have to let him explain it, so you can get the full effect ... “And then the electrons are one-billionth size of the nucleus, which is one-billionth the size of the atom, so they’re really, really tiny. But if you turn the clock on for one nanosecond, which is one-billionth of a second, those little electrons spinning around in there, they travel 1% of the speed of light, tilted away from the nucleus. In that one billionth of a second each of those electrons are making around 3,000 orbits inside the atom. So now, in theory, you could find them because they’re everywhere at once, and you can see them … it’s really complicated.” Remember I just asked who else thinks about this stuff? Well, here’s a short recounting for you: Early in the season, Terry was explaining some of his work to a visitor: “So, I’m pontificating on all this stuff and he stops me in the middle and he says ‘Stop. I know all this stuff, I’m a nuclear physicist’ ... but he was genuinely impressed by the whole thing. And that was a real compliment.” They talked for quite awhile ... and that must have been quite the conversation, albeit over most of our heads, but fascinating just the same. Where does he begin? He mathematically lays out the foundation of a new painting. No, he doesn’t use grids because they’re “too simple ... they’re for sissies. I use my own mathematical progressions, not repetitions.” On top of all the intricacies of his work, he also paints in watercolor. You’d definitely have to have that water-paint ratio down to not obliterate an entire painting. Then there are the graphite drawings with over 40,000 lines. The painting is entitled, “J.S. Bach Inspired Nanosecond Quantum Fugue.” Check it out … just plan on spending a goodly amount of time in front of that painting alone.


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