Accounting regulations

CECL spells trouble for small banks, consumers

03/11/19

The new accounting standard won’t make community institutions safer, though implementation is proving burdensome and could restrict access to credit, argues Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer.

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Regionals' proposed CECL fix gets thumbs-down

01/28/19

Bigger banks complained that a two-tier system would force them to rethink their models, while smaller banks raised concerns about adding more complexity to an already burdensome process.

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CECL is in trouble, but there’s a fix

01/11/19

Problems with the new accounting standard could be solved by modifying how reserves are calculated so that changes are more in line with industry growth.

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First BanCorp adds regulatory experience with director appointment

09/04/18

The Puerto Rican company added Daniel Frye, a former FDIC adviser, to its board.

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