Choosing a Hedge Vendor and Preparing for Hedging

Posted in MIAC Publications, Perspectives.

Macro Considerations At a high level, considerations for how to choose 1) a pipeline hedge vendor and 2) the type of engagement with a hedge advisor, are dependent on characteristics of the lending institution, including: Type of institution: i.e. independent mortgage banker, depository Evolutionary stage of the firm: BE to Mandatory conversion? Becoming an agency… Read more »

CECL – Current Expected Credit Loss: A CORE Competency?

Posted in Current Expected Credit Loss: CECL News & Events, MIAC Publications, Perspectives.

Current Expected Credit Loss (“CECL”, ASC 825-15) is the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new model for calculation of loan loss reserves, which requires consideration of multiple scenarios looking out over the lifetime of the instrument. These standards replace those now in use for preparing Allowance for Loan & Lease Losses, (“ALLL”), purchased credit-deteriorated assets,… Read more »