RapidRatings Blog

Community Banks and Their Road to CECL Implementation

January 10,2018

What Keeps Community Banks up at Night

In October 2017, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Reserve jointly published Community Banking in the 21st Century/2017,”...

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Three Unintended Consequences of False Positive Risk Ratings

December 18,2017

How incorrect classification of low risk companies can impact revenue & strain business relationships

Organizations rely on the accuracy of their risk management tools  to correctly identify and...

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Congressmen Cautious on CECL Implementation

October 05,2017

The CECL Saga carries on - RapidRatings joins its many clients in the banking industry to pay close attention.

On October 5th, 23 of the 60 members of the U.S. House of Representatives...

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The Masking Effect of Artificially Low Interest Rates on Supply Chains

September 07,2017

As access to capital tightens, is winter coming for your suppliers?

The era of artificially low, or in some cases zero, interest rates from central banks continues. But for how long? When the...

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OCC Issues Bulletin 2017-21, an FAQ to Supplement Guidance on Third-Party Relationships

August 14,2017

New bulletin clarifies role of fintechs and emphasizes need to evaluate financial condition throughout the lifecycle

In the four years since the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)...

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