Financial Institutions

BKD National Financial Services Group helps financial institutions with an array of services, including audit, tax, compliance, internal audit, cybersecurity, loan review and CECL consulting. Our trusted advisors can help guide you through everyday…


CECL Resource Center

With the effective date for the current expected credit loss (CECL) standard quickly approaching, it’s important to make sure your institution is setting clear goals for compliance and developing a timeline for implementation.


2018 BKD Financial Services Symposiums

Join BKD and other industry experts for the 2018 Financial Services Symposiums, where we’ll provide guidance on topics redefining the financial landscape.


CECL TRG Issue Log – November 2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board established the Transition Resource Group (TRG) for Credit Losses to inform the board about issues that arise as entities implement the new credit impairment standard. Read on for a summary of all the issues…


FASB Issues CECL Technical Corrections

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently finalized timing relief on the implementation of the new current expected credit loss (CECL) model for smaller financial institutions. In November, FASB issued guidance that provides…


CECL’s Overlooked Effect

We’ll examine the effect of the new credit loss standard on debt securities based on the debt security’s classification, whether it’s held-to-maturity (HTM) or available-for-sale (AFS).