Loan loss provisioning by international banks

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University of Southampton , Southampton
StatementVivien Beattie ... [et al.].
SeriesDiscussion papers in accounting and management science / University of Southampton -- 94-90, Discussion papers in accounting and management (University of Southampton) -- 94-90.
ContributionsBeattie, Vivien., University of Southampton.
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While many banks booked their highest loan loss provisions since the financial crisis, Deutsche has posted at least seven quarters in the past decade with greater loan loss charges.

A loan loss provision is an expense set aside as an allowance for uncollected loans and loan payments. This provision is used to cover a number of factors associated with potential loan losses, including bad loans, customer defaults, and renegotiated terms of a loan that incur lower than previously estimated : Julia Kagan.

Thus, loan loss provisioning did not simply become more conservative at all points in time subsequent to the Asian financial crisis, but actively leaned in a fashion that ameliorated swings in earnings and the macroeconomy.

Keywords: Loan loss provisioning, financial system procyclicality, international Cited by: The rules governing banks’ loan loss provisioning and reserves require a trade-off between the goals of bank regulators, who emphasize safety and soundness, and the goals of accounting standard setters, who emphasize the transparency of fi nancial statements.

perspective. Five, bank loan loss provisions have become the most debated accounting number in bank financial reporting after bank profitability and derivatives since the global financial crisis.

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We commend Wall and Koch ()’s early review that present a broad overview on bank loan loss provisions for over a decade Size: KB. banks is necessary. They wrote, “One area where this is most apparent is the provisioning for loan losses.

Revisions to loan loss reserves represent charges against earnings for the period in which they are recognized.

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An increase in loan loss provisions in line with deterioration in loan quality will reduce the retained earnings of the bank.

A dynamic loan loss provisioning system is a loan loss provisioning system where banks report higher LLPs during good economic times and report fewer LLPs during economic downturns so that the surplus LLPs accumulated during good economic times are used to mitigate bank losses during economic downturns (Saurina, ).Cited by: IFRS 9 and expected loss provisioning – Executive Summary.

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and other accounting standard setters set out principles-based standards on how banks should recognise and provide for credit losses for financial statement reporting purposes.

Banks may have to take a “forward-looking provision” for the portion of the loan that is likely to default, as soon as it is originated.

IFRS 9 has also several common characteristics with the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) model provisioning framework to be implemented in the US. Also, as interest rates rise, banks tend to earn more interest income on variable-rate loans since they can increase the rate they charge borrowers as in the case of credit cards.

However, exceedingly high-interest rates might hurt the economy and lead to lower demand for credit, thus reducing a bank's net : Hans Wagner.