CECL 2018

Understanding system requirements for full CECL implementation and impact on the business

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CECL 2018

Taking place at the New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West St, New York, NY 10006, USA

Pre agenda rate: $999

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Key Topics addressed in 2017

Governance & Control Framework
– Implementing a governance and control environment under CECL
– Model risk management and validation
– Auditing the CECL framework

Product Structuring
– Managing adjustments and impact on profitability of product types
– Treatment of credit cards/revolvers
– Treatment of retail products

– Development of a CECL compliant reserving methodology
– Balance sheet managers with a seat at the credit table
– Meeting data requirements
– Modeling techniques and supporting documentation structure

– An introduction and overview of CECL
– Leveraging IFRS 9 infrastructure

Implementation Approach
– Developing a gap analysis for CECL to develop an implementation roadmap
– Synergies from stress testing that can be leveraged

End State Vision
– Reviewing the potential unintended consequences
– Understanding the end vision to prepare for implementation

Coming soon!

Find our CECL thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across risk and regulation. Subscribe to Risk Insights’ Financial Risk Management Blog and get the latest articles straight to your inbox.


A practitioners perspective on CECL

With: Stevan Maglic, Regions Bank, Soner Tunay, Citizens Bank

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10th October 2017

Understanding CECL end vision to effectively prepare for implementation

By Chip Messick, Managing Director, Argus Information & Advisory Services. 
4th October 2017

SS&C Primatics speaking at the CECL 2017 Congress

By Alex Driscoll, SS&C Primatics.
20th September 2017

Validating your CECL model: What’s important to know

31st August 2017

Modelling for life of loan – Are CCAR models suitable for CECL?

21st August 2017

CECL requirements for Macroeconomic Scenarios

17th August 2017

Increased rigor of documentation requirements to regulators to demonstrate control over risk taking activities

3rd August 2017

How would CECL have performed during the great recession?

1st August 2017

CECL: Myths and misconceptions uncovered

11th July 2017

The CECL vision

5th July 2017

What CECL brings: Challenges, approaches and implications

13th June 2017

For CCAR/DFAST institutions, what current synergies from stress testing may be leveraged for CECL implementation?

13th June 2017

Modeling techniques for CECL requirements to accommodate changes

5th June 2017

Forecasting the future: An overview of CECL and future predictions

2nd June 2017

The differences between IFRS 9 and CECL to leverage infrastructure

10th May 2017

Key regulatory drivers to key business drivers

2017 Co-Sponsors


Argus is a leading provider of intelligence, decision support solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Our client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the broader commerce ecosystem including payments providers, merchants, and media. We maximize value to clients by combining proprietary data assets, unique IP, domain expertise, cutting-edge software and analytic tools, state of the art technology platforms, and our unique result-oriented approach.

Argus is a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq: VRSK) business and operates in 30+ countries, is a member of Standard & Poor’s S&P 500® Index and is listed in Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Mid-Size Employers list and World’s Most Innovative Companies list.

Argus Risk & Regulatory capabilities include solutions for data management, risk and loss modeling including financial & capital planning & reporting.

• Expertise in global regulations: DFAST, CCAR, ALLL/ CECL/ IFRS9, AML, IRRBB, FRTB, Basel, Liquidity & Credit Risk, Solvency II & other regulations
• Data aggregator for US regulators (Fed, OCC, CFPB) in supporting their efforts for risk-based bank supervision
• Provide FI’s with services and products which are modular, scalable:

– Technology agnostic data management platform which seamlessly integrates data from disparate sources, multi-tier data quality engine, data lineage & audit trail

– Proven track record of developing industry-leading forecasting solutions for over $ 5T assets across clients in 40+ countries (across retail products, C&I, treasury, real estate & leverage industry data from Argus consortia & partners) to support forecasting for:

• Compliance, Marketing
• P&L optimization
• Strategic planning
• LLP/ Delinquency
• Impairment models

– Reporting solution with workflow management with functionalities like CFO attestation, business & management overlay, MIS reporting with drill-down capability providing the same view as regulators

– Consulting and operational support (i.e., crafting MRI response, model recalibration, new portfolio/product integration)


AxiomSL is the leading global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions for financial services firms, including banks, broker dealers, asset managers and insurance companies. Its unique enterprise data management (EDM) platform delivers data lineage, risk aggregation, analytics, workflow automation, validation and audit functionality.
The AxiomSL platform seamlessly integrates clients’ source data from disparate systems and geographical locations without forcing data conversion. It enriches and validates the data, and runs it through risk and regulatory calculations to produce both internal and external reports. The platform supports disclosures in multiple formats, including XBRL. The unparalleled transparency offered by the high-performance platform gives users the ability to drill down on their data to any level of granularity.

AxiomSL’s platform supports compliance with a wide range of global and local regulations, including Basel III capital and liquidity requirements, the Dodd-Frank Act, FATCA, AEI (CRS), EMIR, COREP/FINREP, CCAR, FDSF, BCBS 239, Solvency II, AIFMD, IFRS, central bank disclosures, and both market and credit risk management requirements. The enterprise-wide approach offered by AxiomSL enables clients to leverage their existing data and risk management infrastructure, and reduces implementation costs, time to market and complexity.

AxiomSL was awarded The Asian Banker’s 2016 “Best Compliance Risk Technology Implementation of the Year” as well as “Best Implementation at a Sell-side Firm” in the 2016 Sell-side Technology Awards. It was voted Best Reporting System Provider in the 2015 Waters Rankings and was highlighted as a ‘category leader’ by Chartis Research in its 2015 Sell-side Risk Management Technology report. The company’s work has also been recognized through a number of other accolades, including success in the Best Reporting Initiative category of the American Financial Technology Awards and in the Customer Satisfaction section of the Chartis RiskTech100 rankings.

Darling Consulting Group

Darling Consulting Group (DCG) is a leading independent provider of balance sheet risk management services and solutions for the financial institution industry. DCG’s Quantitative Risk Analysis & Strategy Group provides specialized end-to-end validation for credit stress testing models (DFAST/CCAR) which includes an evaluation of the mathematical approaches employed to project credit losses and PPNR forecasts, as well as ALM model integration, governance, controls and documentation.

For over 30 years DCG has helped financial institutions of all sizes make better strategic and risk management decisions. Services include comprehensive asset/liability management and strategy advisory, balance sheet risk modeling, broad-based model documentation and validation (e.g. ALM, liquidity, credit, ALLL, MSR, capital, operational risk models), behavioral studies (deposits, prepayments), credit stress testing and challenger models, and liquidity management (including contingency planning, monitoring and stress testing analytics).


Fiserv is driving innovation in Payments, Processing Services, Risk & Compliance, Customer & Channel Management and Insights & Optimization. We’re helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that’s always on. Solutions that enable today’s consumer to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. At the point of thought. Visit www.fiserv.com to learn more.


KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 155 countries and have more than 174,000 people working in member firms around the world. Our high-performing people mobilize around our clients, using our experience and insight to deliver informed perspectives and clear methodologies that our clients and stakeholders value. Our client focus, commitment to excellence, global mind- set, and consistent delivery build trusted relationships that are at the core of our business and reputation.


Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications provides best-of-breed on-premise and cloud solutions across risk, finance and compliance to help address complex regulatory requirements including CECL, IFRS 9, FRTB, and Basel IV. These applications are built upon a commonly available analytical infrastructure consisting of a unified financial services data model, analytical computations, a Metadata driven “R” modeling platform, and the industry-leading Oracle Business Intelligence platform. 


Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operation, governance, risk and internal audit, and has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. Our Model Risk Management practice provides experienced quantitative analysts to develop and validate a variety of models, and our holistic process helps control risk, prevent losses and enhances key stakeholders’ understanding of model risk. We can develop customized quantitative models, refine and calibrate existing models, and design stress testing and scenario analysis programs to supplement existing analytics. Areas of expertise include: Model Risk Governance Assessment, Model Development, Model Validation, Model Audit Support, Stress Testing, IFRS9/CECL, Initial Margin Model, and Market Risk/FRTB.


SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

SS&C Primatics

SS&C Primatics solves financial institutions’ most complex challenges with EVOLV, our integrated risk and finance platform. A key differentiator for 13 of the top 30 U.S. Banks, EVOLV streamlines accounting, reserving, and credit functions, enabling our clients to operate more efficiently, make better business decisions, and capitalize on growth opportunities.

The Oakleaf Group

The Oakleaf Group will be sponsoring the CECL 2017 Congress.

Wolters Kluwer

Whether complying with regulatory requirements or managing financial transactions, addressing a single key risk, or working toward a holistic enterprise risk management strategy, Wolters Kluwer works with customers worldwide to help them successfully navigate regulatory complexity, optimize risk and financial performance, and manage data to support critical decisions. Wolters Kluwer provides risk management, compliance, finance and audit solutions that help financial organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness across their enterprise, with more than 30 offices in 20 countries.

For further information please visit www.wolterskluwerfs.com.



Deloitte will be exhibiting at the CECL 2017 Congress.

Management Solutions

Management Solutions is a leading provider of business consulting services.

We operate from 24 offices, 11 of them located in Europe –Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Warsaw, Zürich, Milan, Rome, Lisbon-, 12 in the Americas – New York, Boston, Atlanta, Birmingham, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Mexico City, Medellín, Bogota, São Paulo, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires – and 1 in Asia – Beijing-, with a multidisciplinary team of around 2,000 professionals with functional, mathematical, technical and other profiles.

We conduct projects on strategy, organization, operational efficiency and processes, risk management and control, and related technology, mainly in the financial services, energy and telecommunications industries.

ZM Financial Systems

We bring practical solutions to your difficult financial problems. Offering on-line and in-house solutions in securities and fixed-income analytics, credit-adjusted ALM, liquidity, risk management, budgeting and funds transfer pricing, we can help you better manage your risk and profitability.

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2017 Co-Sponsors


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