Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Accounting Standards Updates  


ASU 2016-13, “Financial Instruments – Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Statements.” ASU 2016-13 requires the measurement of all expected credit losses for financial assets held at the reporting date based on historical experience, current conditions, and reasonable and supportable forecasts and requires enhanced disclosures related to the significant estimates and judgments used in estimating credit losses, as well as the credit quality and underwriting standards of an organization’s portfolio. In addition, ASU 2016-13 amends the accounting for credit losses on available-for-sale debt securities and purchased financial assets with credit deterioration. ASU 2016-13 will be effective for the Company on January 1, 2020. The Company is currently evaluating the potential impact of ASU 2016-13 on its financial statements and related disclosures. As part of its implementation efforts to date, management has formed a cross-functional implementation team and developed a project plan. The Company has also engaged a vendor to assist in model development. The Company’s implementation plan has progressed through the design and build phase and has begun testing and parallel modeling. The Company engaged a third party to validate the model during the third quarter which will enable the Company to complete parallel runs and refinement and documentation of end-to-end processes during the fourth quarter. In conjunction with the implementation, the Company is reviewing business process and evaluating potential changes to the control environment. The Company expects the new guidance will result in an increase in the allowance for credit losses given the change from accounting for losses inherent in the loan portfolio to accounting for losses over the remaining expected life of the portfolio. However, since the magnitude of the anticipated increase in the allowance for credit losses will be impacted by economic conditions and trends in the Company’s portfolio at the time of adoption, the quantitative impact cannot yet be reasonably estimated.