Getting Ready for CECL
FASB’s (Financial Accounting Standards Board) credit impairment standard for financial instruments is here - so now what do we do?

This webinar will help management of financial institutions start to figure out what their institution should be doing now to be ready for CECL when it becomes effective.


Covered Topics

  • The entire credit impairment standard
  • The specific requirements of the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) model
  • Different models that could be used to estimate lifetime losses
  • Practical steps that can be taken now to get ready for CECL implementation


CFOs, Controllers, CEOs, Senior Lending Officers, and others that will be involved in the implementation of CECL


Brett Schwantes is a senior manager at Wipfli LLP and focuses on the financial services industry. With over 20 years of experience working closely with financial institutions, Brett is also the leader of the Technical Issues Committee for the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice and has received specialized training on a range of accounting matters impacting the financial institution industry, which he uses to help advise clients and others on the various accounting issues they face. He has shared his knowledge and understanding of current accounting issues and trends at national and state professional conferences, including the FMS Finance & Accounting Forum, the National Directors and CEOs Leadership Convention, the WICPA and ICPAS Financial Institutions Conferences, the Banking CPAs Summer Conference, and Wipfli’s annual Community Banking Forums. In addition, Brett has authored several articles that address new and technical accounting topics affecting the financial institution industry. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA), president of the Banking CPAs Executive Committee, and a member and past chair of the WICPA’s Financial Institutions Conference Planning Task Force.

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Estimated credits: 2.5 CE Credits


  • Live Webinar which includes 5 Day On-Demand  - $265
  • Six Month On-Demand – $295
  • CD-ROM (Includes Six Month On-Demand) – $325
  • Live plus Six Month On-Demand – $365
  • Premier (Includes all options) – $395           


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