Whitepapers

  • Monitoring and Backtesting CECL

    This whitepaper discusses the many complexities related to CECL and examines the importance of institutions taking a proactive monitoring and backtesting approach. The steps detailed in this paper are critical in driving the accuracy of a CECL model, required in a sound model risk management plan, and are a practical approach for management to fully understand the assumptions used within the CECL model.

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  • CECL: First Year in Review

    This whitepaper examines the impact of CECL at adoption as well as the reporting periods to date. Data utilized for this analysis includes each relative SEC Form 10-K and 10-Q to identify and provide the most accurate values and management commentary. The Valuant team, including Director of Consulting Derek Hipp, CPA; and Senior Analyst Mikayla Spurlock, CPA hosted a webinar on this series in collaboration with Mike Thronson, an Audit Partner at Moss Adams, who discussed first-year audit expectations, challenges, and thoughts on successful year-end reporting.

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