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On November 26, 2019, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2019-11
Codification Improvements to Topic 326, Financial Instruments – Credit Losses. The amendments in this ASU clarify, correct errors in, improve, or address issues about certain topics related to the amendments in ASU No. 2016-13,
Financial Instruments- Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments. ASU No. 2016-13 was issued on June 16, 2016 and introduced an expected credit loss model for the impairment of financial assets measured at amortized cost basis.
The amendments are summarized as follows:
Expected Recoveries for Purchased Financial Assets with Credit Deterioration (PCD assets)
Transition Relief for Troubled Debt Restructurings (TDRs)
Disclosures Relief for Accrued Interest Receivables
Financial Assets Secured by Collateral Maintenance Provisions
For entities that have not yet adopted ASU No. 2016-13, the effective dates and transition requirements are the same as for ASU No. 2016-13.
For entities that have adopted ASU No. 2016-13, the amendments are effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, including interim periods therein. Early adoption is permitted. The amendments should be applied on a modified retrospective basis by means of a cumulative-effect adjustment to the opening retained earnings balance on the statement of financial position as of the date an entity adopted ASU No. 2016-13.
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