Contributor : ckellar

article | June 29th, 2018

Now Is The Time to Use Data The Right Way

Changes in the banking industry are putting increasing pressure on companies to make the most of what they have, so long as they have a plan.

By: Chad Kellar
article | December 20th, 2017

What to Look for in 2018: Changes in Equity Investments Accounting and Fair Value Disclosures

There is a new accounting standard with only a handful of changes going into effect for public business entities (PBEs) in the first quarter of 2018, but some of the changes are meaningful.

By: Sydney Garmong, Chad Kellar
article | April 7th, 2017

Using Big Data to Assess Credit Quality for CECL

Chad Kellar of Crowe Horwath LLP describes the new data requirements for new accounting standard.

By: Chad Kellar
Bank Services
training | February 14th, 2017

Unit 18: Preparing Your Bank for CECL

How will CECL impact the banking industry? This Online Training Series video details how banks should prepare to comply with FASB’s updated standard for loan loss provisioning.

By: Chad Kellar
article | August 18th, 2015

Saving Money as Part of Due Diligence

As acquisitions continue to play a major role in financial institutions’ strategic growth plans, management teams and boards are under increasing pressure to deliver results—with minimal surprises.

By: Chad Kellar, Rick Childs
article | February 6th, 2015

Making Sure Your Models Work

Crowe Horwath LLP consultants discuss model risk management and validation requirements.

By: John Epperson, Chad Kellar
article | September 29th, 2014

Understanding M&A Accounting: What to Watch For

Crowe Horwath LLP accountants discuss key trends and issues they are seeing in due diligence reviews for acquisitions.

By: Rick Childs, Chad Kellar
article | December 23rd, 2013

How to Handle Loan Portfolio Valuation and Avoid Trouble Later

Rick Childs and Chad Kellar write about loan valuation during an acquisition.

By: Rick Childs, Chad Kellar
article | October 7th, 2013

Top Three Recommendations for Valuing and Accounting for Acquired Loans

Three best practices an acquirer can use to ensure a smooth transition of acquired loans.

By: Chad Kellar, Rick Childs
article | February 27th, 2013

Avoiding Valuation Problems During an Acquisition

Crowe Horwath LLP’s Dan McConaughy and Chad Keller write about the challenges of valuation during an acquisition and how to overcome them.

By: Chad Kellar, Dan McConaughy