This joint statement clarifies the interaction between the interim final rule that provides a five-year transition period for the impact of the current expected credit loss methodology (CECL) on regulatory capital and the temporary CECL relief provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter (FIL) is applicable to banks that were required (as of January 1, 2020) to adopt CECL during the 2020 calendar year under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.
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Paper copies of FDIC FILs may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E-1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).