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A House Financial Services subcommittee held a hearing this week on the oversight of FASB and the PCAOB. A number of lawmakers, in bipartisan fashion, questioned FASB’s wisdom in adopting CECL before studying what the rule’s impact would be on lending, and whether it would disproportionately impact low- to moderate-income borrowers. Among those critical of FASB’s CECL process was U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Brooklyn).


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