Allocated Transfer Risk Reserve

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Allocated Transfer Risk Reserve

An allowance for bad debts that a bank keeps in order to protect against country risk. For example, a bank may keep an ATRR in case a country renders its currency inconvertible, which would prevent a foreign borrower in that country from making payments.
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A) In determining the amount of the ATRR, the Federal banking agencies shall consider:
B) The initial year's provision for the ATRR shall be ten percent of the principal amount of each specified international asset, or such greater or lesser percentage determined by the Federal banking agencies.
i) Of the amount of the ATRR to be established by the institution for specified international assets; and
ii) That an ATRR established for specified assets may be reduced.
A banking institution shall establish an ATRR by a charge to current income and the amounts so charged shall not be included in the banking institution's capital or surplus.
A banking institution shall account for an ATRR separately from the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses, and shall deduct the ATRR from "gross loans and leases" to arrive at "net loans and leases.
A banking institution shall establish an ATRR, as required, on a consolidated basis.
For the nine months ended September 30, 2001, the Company recovered ATRR of $11.