Posts Tagged ‘Banking’

Paycheck Protection Program

Are You Ready for the Next Wave of PPP Funding?

Many banks are finding it challenging to capture and process loan applications that have been submitted in response to the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We even learned that some banks missed out on the first round of PPP because they didn’t have a portal up and running to accept borrower applications. That’s a significant […]

COVID-19

Expect the Traditional Payments Ecosystem to Change, Fast

During times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, how you treat your employees and your customers speak volumes about your values. The communications I have received from my financial institutions regarding the coronavirus outbreak focus on predictable messages – “we are here to help you 24/7,” “our call volumes are high, look at […]

How Banks Respond to COVID-19 Will Test Their CX

We are living in unprecedented times. This is the first time in my life I see people’s daily lives and habits change on such a large scale, and in many cases, not by choice. Lots of things are changing because of the coronavirus (i.e., COVID-19). Schools are closing, concerts and sporting events have been canceled, […]

millennials

Engage Millennials with Better Banking

Exploring what’s essential to consumers is a primary step to gaining, retaining, and cross-selling in the banking industry. However, millennial stereotypes regularly fool financial institutions, botching their marketing strategies with incorrect beliefs. Case in point: it turns out millennials enjoy physical branch visits just as much as Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. Nonetheless, most financial […]

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Scott Albahary

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018 we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive. Get to know each of our strategists as they share their unique insights on […]

MicroStrategy World Customer Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

The MicroStrategy World 2019 agenda is out and it’s time to start planning your conference schedule (it’s easy with the MicroStrategy mobile app). Among the many can’t-miss sessions, there are two customer sessions you should make time for: AllianceBernstein and UBS. These two key customers will share the innovative ways they have transformed their organizations […]

6 Best Practices for Your CECL Response Program

Understanding the new current expected credit loss (CECL) regulation, how it impacts an organization, and how to go about implementing and managing a response program will be critical for firms carrying financial assets covered by the accounting standard update. Companies will need to understand the history and lifecycle of their data and processes, and engage […]

Implementing a CECL Response Program

Organizations will need to modify or redesign their loss reserve processes and systems based on the new CECL standard in light of the substantive changes in methodology. As CECL requires a forecast of loan losses over the life of the instrument, both at the time of origination as well as the revaluation on an ongoing […]

Financial Statements and Disclosures under 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. There is no separate filing requirement for CECL. The structure and granularity of an entity’s income statement and balance sheet does not to change, as the details of the […]

CECL Model Alternatives

CECL requires loss estimates to include relevant information about past events, current condition and reasonable and supportable forecasts using both internal and external information, including a range of qualitative and quantitative factors. Estimates of expected credit losses must consider information related to the borrower’s creditworthiness, the issuer’s underwriting practices, and the current and forecasted direction […]

The New CECL Accounting Standard

CECL, or current expected credit loss, is a new accounting standard that will change how financial institutions account for expected credit losses. Complying with the new CECL standard will have a major impact on an institutions’ operations, accounting/finance, IT, credit, and risk processes and systems. Under current US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles), an “incurred […]

FDIC Part 370 Testing Support

Each phase of a company’s Part 370 response will have to undergo rigorous testing to ensure that all the regulatory requirements are met and the FDIC’s ongoing testing will produce satisfactory results. Our industry-leading DevOps organization that can assist with: Test planning and execution Defect tracking and reporting Requirements traceability Continuous integration As with requirements […]

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