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Basis Of Presentation And Significant Accounting Policies (Policies)

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Basis Of Presentation And Significant Accounting Policies (Policies)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Basis Of Presentation And Significant Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Consolidation Policy

Consolidation Policy - The consolidated financial statements are prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) and include the accounts of BBX Capital’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, other entities in which BBX Capital or its subsidiaries hold controlling financial interests, and any variable interest entities (“VIEs”) in which BBX Capital or one of its consolidated subsidiaries is deemed the primary beneficiary of the VIE. All significant inter-company accounts and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation. 

Use Of Estimates

Use of Estimates – The preparation of GAAP financial statements requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates. On an ongoing basis, management evaluates its estimates, including those that relate to the recognition of revenue; the allowance for expected credit losses; the recovery of the carrying value of real estate; the measurement of assets and liabilities at fair value, including amounts recognized in business combinations and items measured at fair value on a non-recurring basis, such as intangible assets, goodwill, and real estate; the amount of the deferred tax valuation allowance and accounting for uncertain tax positions; and the estimate of contingent liabilities related to litigation and other claims and assessments. Management bases its estimates on historical experience and on other various assumptions that it believes to be reasonable under the circumstances, the results of which form the basis for making judgments about the carrying values of assets and liabilities that are not readily apparent from other sources. Actual results may differ materially from these estimates under different assumptions and conditions.



Due to, among other things, the impact and potential future impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is discussed above, actual conditions could materially differ from the Company’s expectations and estimates, which could materially affect the Company’s results of operations and financial condition. The severity, magnitude, and duration, as well as the economic consequences, of the COVID-19 pandemic, are uncertain, rapidly changing, and difficult to predict. As a result, the Company’s accounting estimates and assumptions may change over time in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Such changes could result in, among other adjustments, future impairments of intangibles, long-lived assets, and investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries and future reserves for inventory and receivables.



Reclassifications

Reclassifications - Certain amounts for prior years have been reclassified to conform to the revised financial statement presentation for 2020. The reclassifications had no impact on the Company’s statements of operations and comprehensive income or statements of cash flows.     

   

Cash, Cash Equivalents, And Restricted Cash

Cash, Cash Equivalents, and Restricted Cash - Cash equivalents consist of demand deposits at financial institutions, money market funds, and other short-term investments with original maturities at the time of purchase of 90 days or less. Cash in excess of the Company’s immediate operating requirements are generally invested in short-term time deposits and money market instruments that typically have original maturities at the date of purchase of three months or less. Restricted cash consists primarily of cash held at financial institutions associated with our insurance subsidiary or with borrowings. Cash and cash equivalents are maintained at various financial institutions located throughout the United States and Canada in amounts exceeding the $250,000 federally insured limit. Accordingly, the Company is subject to credit risk. Management performs periodic evaluations of the relative credit standing of financial institutions maintaining the Company’s deposits to evaluate and, if necessary, take actions in an attempt to mitigate credit risk.    

Revenue Recognition

Revenue Recognition  



Trade sales  – Revenue is recognized on trade sales as follows:



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Revenue is recognized on wholesale trade sales when control of the products is transferred to customers, which generally occurs when the products are shipped or the customers accept delivery. Wholesale trade sales typically have payment terms between 10 and 90 days. Certain customer trade sale contracts have provisions for right of return, volume rebates, and price concessions. These types of discounts are accounted for as variable consideration, and the Company uses the expected value method to calculate the estimated reduction in the trade sales revenue. The inputs used in the expected value method include historical experience with the customer, sales forecasts, and outstanding purchase orders.

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Revenue is recognized on retail trade sales at the point of sale, which occurs when products are sold at the Company’s retail locations.

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Sales and other taxes imposed by governmental authorities that are collected by the Company from customers are excluded from revenue or the transaction price.

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Shipping and handling activities that occur after the control of goods is transferred to a customer are accounted for as fulfillment activities instead of a separate performance obligation.

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Revenue is not adjusted for the effects of a significant financing component if the Company expects, at the contract inception, that the performance obligation will be satisfied within one year or less.



Sales of real estate inventory - Revenue is generally recognized on sales of real estate inventory to customers when the sales are closed and title passes to the buyer. The Company generally receives payment from the sale of real estate inventory at the date of closing. In addition, certain real estate sales contracts provide for a contingent purchase price. The contingent purchase price in contracts pursuant to which the Company sells developed lots to homebuilders is generally calculated as a percentage of the proceeds that the homebuilders receive from sales to their own customers, and the Company does not receive payment of such amounts until the homebuilders close on such sales. The Company accounts for the contingent purchase price in these contracts as variable consideration and estimates the amount of such consideration that may be recognized upon the closing of the real estate transaction based on the expected value method. The estimate of variable consideration is recognized as revenue to the extent that it is not probable that a significant reversal in the amount of cumulative revenue recognized will occur when the uncertainty associated with the variable consideration is subsequently resolved. The inputs used in the expected value method include current and expected sales prices (net of incentives), historical contingent purchase price receipts, and sales contracts on similar properties.



Interest income – Interest income from loans receivable originated by the Company and the note receivable from BVH is recognized on accruing loans when management determines that it is probable that all of the principal and interest will be collected in accordance with the loan’s contractual terms. Interest income is recognized on non-accrual loans on a cash basis. Other than the note receivable from BVH, the Company’s loans receivable are included in other assets in the Company’s consolidated statements of financial condition.



Net gains on sales of real estate assets – Net gains on sales of real estate assets represents sales of assets to non-customers. Gains (or losses) are recognized from sales to non-customers when the control of the asset has been transferred to the buyer, which generally occurs when title passes to the buyer.



Other revenue – Other revenue is primarily comprised of rental income from properties under short-term operating leases and insurance commissions earned from insurance carriers. Rental income is recognized as rents become due, and rental payments received in advance are deferred until earned.

Trade Accounts Receivables And Allowance For Bad Debts

Trade Accounts Receivables and Allowance for Expected Credit LossesAccounts receivable are stated at the amounts billed to customers for sale of goods or services with a contractual maturity of one year or less. The Company provides an allowance for expected credit losses. This allowance is based on a review of outstanding receivables and historical collection information and an evaluation of both existing economic conditions and reasonable and supportable forecasts of future economic conditions impacting the Company’s customers. Accounts receivable are ordinarily due 30 to 60 days after the issuance of the invoice (based on terms). Accounts receivable are considered delinquent after 30 days past the due date. These delinquent receivables are monitored and are charged to the allowance for expected credit losses based on an evaluation of individual circumstances of the customer. Account balances are written off after collection efforts have been made and the potential recovery is considered remote.

Trade Inventory

Trade Inventory – Trade inventory is measured at the lower of cost or market. Cost includes all costs of conversions, including materials, direct labor, production overhead, depreciation of equipment, and shipping costs. Raw materials are not written down unless the goods in which they are incorporated are expected to be sold for less than cost, in which case, they are written down by reference to replacement cost of the raw materials. Finished goods and work in progress are stated at the lower of cost or market determined on a first-in, first-out or average cost basis. Shipping and handling fees billed to customers are recorded as trade sales, and shipping and handling fees paid by the Company are recorded as cost of trade sales. 







In valuing inventory, the Company makes assumptions regarding write-downs required for excess and obsolete inventory based on judgments and estimates formulated from available information. Estimates for excess and obsolete inventory are based on historical and forecasted usage. Inventory is also examined for upcoming expiration, and write-downs are recorded where appropriate.

Real Estate

Real Estate – From time to time, the Company acquires real estate or takes possession or ownership of real estate through the foreclosure of collateral on loans receivable. Such real estate is classified as real estate held-for-sale, real estate held-for-investment, or real estate inventory. When real estate is classified as held-for-sale, it is initially recorded at fair value less estimated selling costs and subsequently measured at the lower of cost or estimated fair value less selling costs. When real estate is classified as held-for-investment, it is initially recorded at fair value and, if applicable, is depreciated in subsequent periods over its useful life using the straight-line method. Real estate is classified as real estate inventory when the property is under development for sale to customers and is measured at cost, including costs of improvements and amenities incurred subsequent to acquisition, capitalized interest and real estate taxes, and other costs incurred during the construction period. Expenditures for capital improvements are generally capitalized, while the ongoing costs of owning and operating real estate are charged to selling, general and administrative expenses as incurred. Impairments required on loans receivable at the time of foreclosure of real estate collateral are charged to the allowance for loan losses, while impairments of real estate required under ASC 360 to reflect subsequent declines in fair value are recorded as impairment losses in the Company’s consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive income.



Investments In Unconsolidated Real Estate Joint Ventures

Investments in Unconsolidated Real Estate Joint Ventures - The Company uses the equity method of accounting to record its equity investments in entities in which it has significant influence but does not hold a controlling financial interest, including equity investments in VIEs in which the Company is not the primary beneficiary. Under the equity method, an investment is reflected on the statement of financial condition of an investor as a single amount, and an investor’s share of earnings or losses from its investment is reflected in the statement of operations as a single amount. The investment is initially measured at cost and subsequently adjusted for the investor’s share of the earnings or losses of the investee and distributions received from the investee. The investor recognizes its share of the earnings or losses of the investee in the periods in which they are reported by the investee in its financial statements rather than in the period in which an investee declares a distribution. Intra-entity profits and losses on assets still remaining with an investor or investee are eliminated. 



The Company recognizes its share of earnings or losses from certain equity method investments based on the hypothetical liquidation at book value (“HLBV”) method. Under the HLBV method, earnings or losses are recognized based on how an entity would allocate and distribute its cash if it were to sell all of its assets and settle its liabilities for their carrying amounts and liquidate at the reporting date. The HLBV method is used to calculate the Company’s share of earnings or losses from equity method investments when the contractual cash disbursements to the investors are different than the investors’ stated ownership percentage.



The Company capitalizes interest expense on investments in and advances to or loans to real estate joint ventures accounted for under the equity method that have commenced qualifying activities, such as real estate development projects. The capitalization of interest expense ceases when the investee completes its qualifying activities, and total capitalized interest expense cannot exceed interest expense incurred. 



The Company reviews its investments on an ongoing basis for indicators of other-than-temporary impairment. This determination requires significant judgment in which the Company evaluates, among other factors, the fair market value of its investments, general market conditions, the duration and extent to which the fair value of an investment is less than cost, and the Company’s intent and ability to hold an investment until it recovers. The Company also considers specific adverse conditions related to the financial health and business outlook of the investee, including industry and market performance, rating agency actions, and expected future operating and financing cash flows. If a decline in the fair value of an investment is determined to be other-than-temporary, an impairment loss is recorded to reduce the investment to its fair value, and a new cost basis in the investment is established.

Property And Equipment, Net



Property and Equipment, net – Property and equipment is stated at cost less accumulated depreciation and amortization. Depreciation is computed using the straight-line method over the estimated useful lives of the assets, which is generally 3 years for computer equipment, 3 to 5 years for software, 5 years for furniture and fixtures, and 7 to 10 years for manufacturing equipment.  The cost of leasehold improvements is depreciated using the straight-line method over the shorter of the term of the related lease or the estimated useful lives of the improvements. Expenditures for new property, leasehold improvements, and equipment, as well as major renewals and betterments, are capitalized, while expenditures for maintenance and repairs are expensed as incurred. Gains or losses on the disposal of property and equipment are reflected in current operations.



Goodwill And Intangible Assets, Net

Goodwill – The Company recognizes goodwill upon the acquisition of a business when the fair values of the consideration transferred and any noncontrolling interests in the acquiree are in excess of the fair value of the acquiree’s identifiable net assets. The Company tests goodwill for potential impairment on an annual basis as of December 31 or during interim periods if impairment indicators exist. The Company first assesses qualitatively whether it is necessary to perform goodwill impairment testing. Impairment testing is performed when it is more likely than not that the fair value of a reporting unit is less than its carrying amount, including goodwill. The Company evaluates various factors affecting a reporting unit in its qualitative assessment, including, but not limited to, macroeconomic conditions, industry and market considerations, cost factors, and financial performance. If the Company concludes from its qualitative assessment that goodwill impairment testing is required, the fair value of the reporting unit is compared to its carrying amount. If the carrying amount of a reporting unit exceeds its fair value, the Company records an impairment loss for the excess amount, although the impairment loss is limited to the amount of goodwill allocated to the reporting unit.



The Company generally applies an income approach utilizing a discounted cash flow methodology and a market approach utilizing a guideline public company and transaction methodology to estimate the fair value of its reporting units. The estimated fair values obtained from the income and market approaches are compared and reviewed for reasonableness to determine a best estimate of fair value. The Company’s discounted cash flow methodology establishes an estimate of fair value by estimating the present value of the projected future cash flows to be generated from a reporting unit. The discount rate applied to the projected future cash flows to arrive at the present value is intended to reflect all risks of ownership and the associated risks of realizing the stream of projected future cash flows. The Company generally uses a five to ten-year period in computing discounted cash flow values. The most significant assumptions used in the discounted cash flow methodology are generally the terminal value, the discount rate, and the forecast of future cash flows. The guideline public company methodology establishes an estimate of fair value based upon the trading prices of public traded companies that are similar to the applicable reporting unit, while the guideline transaction methodology establishes an estimate of fair value based on acquisitions of companies that are similar to the applicable reporting unit. Under these methods, the Company develops multiples of revenue and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) based upon the indicated enterprise value, revenues, and EBITDA of the guideline companies and makes adjustments to such multiples based on various considerations, including the financial condition, operating performance, and relative risk of the guideline companies. The adjusted multiples are then applied to the revenues and EBITDA of the reporting unit to develop an estimated fair value of the reporting unit. Depending on the facts and circumstances applicable to the reporting unit and the guideline companies, the Company may place greater emphasis on the income or market approach to determine its best estimate of fair value.



Inherent in the Company’s determinations of fair value are certain judgments and estimates relating to future cash flows, including the Company’s assessment of current economic indicators and market valuations, and assumptions about the Company’s strategic plans with regard to its operating businesses. Due to the uncertainties associated with such evaluations, actual results could differ materially from such estimates.



Intangible Asset, net –  Intangible assets in the Company’s financial statements primarily consist of intangible assets acquired in connection with certain business combinations, including acquired customer relationships, trademarks, and noncompetition agreements. These definite-lived intangible assets are recognized at fair value upon acquisition and amortized on a straight-line basis over their respective estimated useful lives. 

Operating Lease Assets And Operating Lease Liabilities

Operating Lease Assets and Operating Lease LiabilitiesThe Company recognizes right-of-use assets and lease liabilities associated with lease agreements with an initial term of greater than 12 months, while lease agreements with an initial term of 12 months or less are not recorded in the Company’s consolidated statements of financial condition. The Company determines if an arrangement is a lease at inception. Operating lease assets represent the Company’s right to use an underlying asset for the lease term, and operating lease liabilities represent the Company’s obligation to make lease payments. Operating lease assets and liabilities are recognized when the Company takes possession of the underlying asset based on the present value of lease payments over the lease term. The Company generally does not include lease payments associated with renewal options that are exercisable at its discretion in the measurement of its operating lease assets and operating lease liabilities as it is not reasonably certain that such options will be exercised. The Company generally recognizes lease costs associated with its operating leases on a straight-line basis over the lease term, while variable lease payments that do not depend on an index or rate are recognized as variable lease costs in the period in which the obligation for those payments is incurred. The Company recognizes accrued straight-line rent and unamortized tenant allowances received from landlords associated with its operating leases as a reduction of the operated lease assets associated with such leases. The Company has lease agreements with lease and non-lease components which it generally accounts for as a single lease component for lease classification, recognition, and measurement purposes.

Impairment Of Long-Lived Assets

Impairment of Long-Lived Assets – The Company evaluates its long-lived assets, including property and equipment, definite-lived intangible assets, and right-of-use assets associated with its lease agreements, for potential impairment whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying amount of an asset (or asset group) may not be recoverable. Factors which could indicate that an asset (or asset group) may not be recoverable include, but are not limited to, significant underperformance relative to historical or projected future operating results, significant changes in the manner of use of the assets or the strategy for the overall business, a significant decrease in the market value of the assets, and significant negative industry or economic trends. The carrying amount of an asset (or asset group) is not considered recoverable when the carrying amount exceeds the sum of the undiscounted cash flows expected to result from the use of the asset (or asset group). To the extent that the carrying amount of an asset (or asset group) exceeds the sum of such undiscounted cash flows, an impairment loss is measured and recorded based on the amount by which the carrying amount of the asset (or asset group) exceeds its fair value. Impairment losses associated with an asset group are allocated to long-lived assets within the asset group based on their relative carrying amounts; however, the carrying amounts of individual long-lived assets within an asset group are not reduced below their individual fair values.



To the extent that impairment testing is required, the Company generally estimates the fair values of its long-lived assets utilizing a discounted cash flow methodology which estimates the present value of the projected future cash flows expected to be generated from the applicable assets or asset groups. When estimating the fair value of asset groups related to a retail location, the Company’s estimated fair value considers the relevant market participants and the highest and best use for the location, including whether the value of the location would be maximized by operating the location in its current use or by permanently closing the location and subleasing it. To the extent applicable, the Company estimates the fair value of right-of-use assets associated with its retail locations using a discounted cash flow methodology which estimates the present value of market rental rates applicable to such right-of-use assets. When estimating the fair value of intangible assets, the Company uses a form of the income approach relevant to the applicable asset or asset group. The Company uses the relief from royalty valuation method, a form of the income approach, to estimate the fair value of trademarks. Under this method, the fair value of trademarks is determined by calculating the present value using a risk-adjusted discount rate of the estimated future royalty payments that would have to be paid if the trademarks were not owned. The Company uses the multi-period excess earnings method, a form of the income approach, to estimate the fair value of customer relationships. Under this method, the fair value of customer relationships is determined by isolating the expected cash flows attributable to the customer relationship intangible asset and discounting these cash flows using a risk-adjusted discount rate.



As the carrying amounts of the Company’s long-lived assets are dependent upon estimates of future cash flows that they are expected to generate, these assets may be impaired if cash flows decrease significantly or do not meet expectations, in which case they would be written down to their estimated fair values. The estimates of useful lives and expected cash flows require the Company to make significant judgments regarding future periods that are subject to a number of factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control.

Deferred Financing Costs

Deferred Financing Costs – Deferred financing costs are comprised of costs incurred in connection with obtaining financing from third-party lenders and are presented in the Company’s consolidated statements of financial condition as other assets or as a direct deduction from the carrying amount of the associated debt liability. These costs are capitalized and amortized to interest expense over the terms of the related financing arrangements. As of December 31, 2020 and 2019, unamortized deferred financing costs presented in other assets totaled $0.2 million and $0.1 million, respectively, while unamortized costs presented against the associated debt liabilities totaled $1.1 million and $0.8 million, respectively. Interest expense from the amortization of deferred financing costs for the years ended December 31, 2020, 2019 and 2018 was $28,000,  $72,000, and $41,000, respectively.

Income Taxes

Income TaxesSubsequent to September 30, 2020, BBX Capital and its subsidiaries in which it owns 80% or more of the voting power and value of the subsidiary’s stock file a consolidated U.S. Federal and Florida income tax return. Other than Florida, BBX Capital and its subsidiaries file separate or unitary state income tax returns for each jurisdiction. Subsidiaries in which BBX Capital owns less than 80% of the outstanding equity are not included in the Company’s consolidated U.S. Federal or Florida state income tax return. Prior to September 30, 2020, the Company was a wholly owned subsidiary of BVH, and its activities were included in BVH’s tax return filings. While it was a wholly owned subsidiary of BVH, the Company accounted for income taxes on a separate return basis.



The Company accounts for income taxes using the asset and liability method. Accordingly, deferred tax assets and liabilities are recognized for the future tax consequences attributable to differences between financial statement carrying amounts of existing assets and liabilities and their respective tax bases. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured using enacted tax rates expected to apply to taxable income in the years in which those temporary differences are expected to be recovered or settled. The effect on deferred tax assets and liabilities of a change in the tax rate is recognized in income or expense in the period that the change is effective. Income tax benefits are recognized when it is probable that the deduction will be sustained. A valuation allowance is established when it is more likely than not that all or a portion of a deferred tax asset will either expire before the Company is able to realize the benefit, or that future deductibility is uncertain. If a valuation allowance is recorded, a subsequent change in circumstances that causes a change in judgment about the realization of the related deferred tax amount could result in the reversal of the deferred tax valuation allowance.



An uncertain tax position is defined as a position taken or expected to be taken in a tax return that is not based on clear and unambiguous tax law and which is reflected in measuring current or deferred income tax assets and liabilities for interim or annual periods. The Company may recognize the tax benefit from an uncertain tax position only if it believes that it is more likely than not that the tax position will be sustained on examination by the taxing authorities based on the technical merits of the position. The Company measures the tax benefits recognized based on the largest benefit that has a greater than 50% likelihood of being realized upon ultimate resolution. The Company recognizes interest and penalties related to unrecognized tax benefits in its provision for income taxes. The Company has not identified any uncertain tax positions as of December 31, 2020.

Noncontrolling Interests



Noncontrolling Interests – Noncontrolling interests reflect third parties’ ownership interests in entities that are consolidated in the Company’s financial statements but are less than 100% owned by the Company. Noncontrolling interests are recognized as equity in the consolidated statements of financial condition and presented separately from the equity attributable to BBX Capital’s shareholders, while noncontrolling interests that are redeemable for cash at the holder’s option or upon a contingent event outside of the Company’s control are classified as redeemable noncontrolling interests and presented in the mezzanine section between total liabilities and equity in the consolidated statements of financial condition. The Company measures redeemable noncontrolling interests on an ongoing basis by accreting changes in the estimated redemption value of such interests from the date of issuance to the earliest redemption date and adjusts the carrying amount of such interests to the calculated value in the event that it is in excess of the carrying amount of such interests at such time.



A change in the ownership interests of a subsidiary is accounted for as an equity transaction if the Company retains its controlling financial interest in the subsidiary.



The amounts of consolidated net income and comprehensive income attributable to BBX Capital’s shareholders and noncontrolling interests are separately presented in the Company’s consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive income.



Cost Of Trade Sales

Cost of Trade SalesCost of trade sales includes the cost of inventory, shipping and handling, warehousing, and occupancy expenses related to the Company’s retail locations and manufacturing facilities.

Advertising

Advertising – The Company expenses advertising and marketing costs as incurred. Advertising and marketing costs, which are included as selling, general and administrative expenses in the accompanying consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive income, were $1.1 million,  $2.5 million, and $2.3 million for the years ended December 31, 2020, 2019, and 2018, respectively.

Accounting For Loss Contingencies

Accounting for Loss Contingencies – Loss contingencies, including those arising from legal actions, are recorded as liabilities when the likelihood of loss is probable and an amount or range of loss can be reasonably estimated.

Earnings Per Share

Earnings Per Share – Basic and diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing net income attributable to BBX Capital’s shareholders by the weighted average shares outstanding.  For periods prior to the spin-off on September 30, 2020, the weighted average shares outstanding was based on the shares issued in connection with the spin-off, while for periods subsequent to spin-off, the shares outstanding was based on the actual weighted average number of shares outstanding. 

Recently Adopted Accounting Pronouncements

Recently Adopted Accounting Pronouncements



The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) has issued the following accounting pronouncements and guidance relevant to the Company’s operations which have been adopted as of January 1, 2020:



ASU No. 2016-13, Financial Instruments - Credit Losses (Topic 326), Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments (as subsequently amended and clarified by various ASUs). This standard requires an approach of estimating credit losses on certain types of financial instruments based on expected losses and expands the disclosure requirements regarding an entity’s assumptions, models, and methods for estimating its allowance for credit losses. The standard also requires entities to record an allowance for credit losses for available for sale debt securities rather than reduce the carrying amount under the other-than temporary impairment model. In addition, the standard requires entities to disclose the amortized cost balance for each class of financial asset by credit quality indicator, disaggregated by the year of origination (i.e., by vintage year). The Company adopted this standard on January 1, 2020 using a modified retrospective method and did not recognize a cumulative effect adjustment upon adoption of the standard as the Company’s trade receivables are generally due 30 to 60 days from the date of the invoice with minimal historical loss experience. The Company’s loans receivable are legacy loans from BVH’s sale of BankAtlantic that have been written down to the collateral value less cost to sell with interest recognized on a cash basis. As such, the adoption of the standard did not have a material impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements. 



ASU No. 2018-13, Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820), Disclosure Framework – Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement. This standard modifies the disclosure requirements in Topic 820 related to the valuation techniques and inputs used in fair value measurements, uncertainty in measurement, and changes in measurements applied. This standard was effective for the Company on January 1, 2020, and the adoption of the standard did not have a material impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements and disclosures.



FASB Staff Q&A Accounting for Lease Concessions Related to the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Topic 842): The FASB issued guidance on lease concessions related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic allowing entities to make an election to account for lease concessions related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as if the enforceable rights and obligations for those concessions existed in the lease contract (regardless of whether those enforceable rights and obligations for the concessions explicitly exist in the lease contract). Consequently, for concessions related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, an entity will not have to analyze each contract to determine whether enforceable rights and obligations for concessions exist in the contract and can elect to apply or not apply the lease modification guidance of Topic 842. The election only applies to concessions that do not result in a substantial increase in the rights of the lessor or the obligations of the lessee.



Pursuant to this FASB guidance, the Company has elected to account for lease concessions related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as if the rights and obligations related to such concessions existed in the related lease agreements. Accordingly, if a concession does not result in a substantial increase in the rights of the lessor or the Company’s obligations as the lessee, the Company will elect to not account for the concession as a modification and will not remeasure the lease liability and right-of-use asset for such leases. If rent is deferred pursuant to a concession, such rents will be accrued pursuant to the existing terms of the lease, and the related liability will be relieved when the rental payment is made to the landlord pursuant to the terms of the concession. If rent is abated pursuant to a concession, the Company’s rent expense will be decreased by the amount of the abated rental payment in the period in which the payment was otherwise due pursuant to the existing terms of the lease.



As of December 31, 2020, excluding agreements executed by IT’SUGAR prior to its filing of the Bankruptcy Cases and related deconsolidation by the Company, the Company had executed 7 agreements related to lease concessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, which included a combination of rent deferrals and abatements. Under the terms of such agreements, rent payments subject to deferral are generally required to be paid between 1-  21 months following the execution of the agreements based on the payment schedules specified in such agreements. The Company accounted for 3 of these agreements as modifications and remeasured the related lease liabilities as the concessions extended the lease terms and increased the Company’s overall obligations under the related lease agreements. The Company did not account for the remaining 4 agreements as modifications as the concessions did not result in a substantial increase in the rights of the lessor or the obligations of the Company as the lessee. Under these agreements, deferrals and abatements of rental payments were $0.2 million and $0.3 million, respectively, for the year ended December 31, 2020, which were not accounted for as modifications. As of December 31, 2020, $0.2 million of these deferred amounts had been paid to the respective landlords.  

Future Adoption Of Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements

Future Adoption of Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements



The FASB has issued the following accounting pronouncements and guidance relevant to the Company’s operations which had not been adopted as of December 31, 2020: 



ASU No. 2019-12, Income Taxes (Topic 740): Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes. This standard removes specific exceptions to the general principles in Topic 740, including exceptions related to (i) the incremental approach for intraperiod tax allocations, (ii) accounting for basis differences when there are ownership changes in foreign investments, and (iii) interim period income tax accounting for year-to-date losses that exceed anticipated losses. The statement is effective for the Company on January 1, 2021 and interim periods within that fiscal year. Early adoption is permitted. The adoption of the standard did not have a material impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements. 



ASU No. 2020-04 Reference Rate Reform (Topic 848): Facilitation of the Effects of Reference Rate Reform on Financial Reporting. This standard provides relief for companies preparing for discontinuation of LIBOR in response to the Financial Conduct Authority (the regulatory authority over LIBOR) plan for a phase out of regulatory oversight of LIBOR interest rate indices after 2021 to allow for an orderly transition to an alternate reference rate. The Alternative Reference Rates Committee (“ARRC”) has proposed that the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”) is the rate that represents best practice as the alternative to LIBOR for promissory notes or other contracts that are currently indexed to LIBOR. The ARRC has proposed a market transition plan to SOFR from LIBOR, and organizations are currently working on transition plans as it relates to derivatives and cash markets exposed to LIBOR. The Company currently has a LIBOR indexed credit facility which has a balance of $45.6 million and matures after 2021. Although companies can apply this standard immediately, the guidance will only be available for a limited time, generally through December 31, 2022. The Company is currently evaluating the potential impact that the eventual replacement of the LIBOR benchmark interest rate could have on its results of operations, liquidity and consolidated financial statements and the related impact that this standard may have on its consolidated financial statements.