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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

CECL Q&A Webinar for Community Banks

Jul 18th, 2018

DATE: July 17, 2018
TO: Chief Executive Officer of the Institution Addressed
FROM: Candace Franks, Bank Commissioner
SUBJECT: CECL Q&A Webinar for Community Bankers
The FRB, FDIC, and the OCC, in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will host an interagency webinar on Monday, July 30, 2018, at 12:00 CT, focusing solely on your CECL questions.
This Q&A teleconference will provide answers to various CECL questions, which have been received from community bankers. Participants will also have the opportunity to submit additional questions for consideration during the webinar. Any institution-specific questions will not be addressed and should be directed to your regulators.
This session is scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2018, from 12 pm – 1:30 pm CT. Registration is now open at Advance registration is not required; however, participants are encouraged to do so at this link. Participants are asked to join the webinar 15 minutes before it begins. Webinar materials will be archived for future viewing at the link above.
If you have specific questions the session or your registration, please contact the producer at
Hope you can join us.

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The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 79 banks hold assets of over $100 billion as of December 31, 2018. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.

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