Opioid Crisis at the State Level: What's the Cost?

7/17/18 2:03 PM

Since 2017, Summit has been closely monitoring the opioid litigation landscape, including multi-district litigation (MDL) through various outlets. For example, we are tracking more than 30 opioid cases in the state of West Virginia. Our team calculated the supply of opioids, opioid deaths, and the impact of the opioid epidemic on state budgets through the increase of total salaries in the heavily impacted professions.These professions include medical services, social services, and law enforcement services.

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Topics: litigation analytics, opioids, data visualization, unstructured data

Complexity Simplified: Monitoring Government Programs

5/29/18 10:08 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we continue our series on federal government programs.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Government Program Series

Complexity Simplified: Launching Government Programs

5/21/18 11:44 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we discuss what goes into launching a federal government program. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Government Program Series

Complexity Simplified: Financing Government Programs

5/17/18 10:16 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we kick off our podcast series on government programs.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Government Program Series

Complexity Simplified: Credit Risk Transfer

5/10/18 10:20 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we discuss credit risk transfer.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, credit risk transfer

Impact Evaluation of Mission-Oriented Investments

4/26/18 3:30 PM

In the final post of our Mission-Oriented Finance series, we discuss impact evaluation.

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Topics: mission-oriented finance, Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit

Strength in Numbers: Pay Equity

4/20/18 8:24 AM

In this post of our Strength in Numbers blog series, Summit Chief of Corporate Development Jennifer Folsom, Brown Law Group Managing Partner Stacy Fode and Brown Law Group Associate Jordan Turner discuss the importance of pay equity studies. 

You can’t scroll through LinkedIn without seeing news of another company going down with a pay equity problem. In the past, in-house counsel has been reluctant to request a pay equity study for fear of “opening a can of worms,” creating a discoverable liability, or worse, highlighting a problem that executives aren’t willing (or able) to solve.

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Topics: pay equity, strength in numbers

Portfolio Monitoring for Mission-Oriented Investments

4/19/18 9:05 AM

In the fourth blog of our Mission-Oriented Finance series, we discuss portfolio monitoring.

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Topics: mission-oriented finance, Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit

Summit Releases New White Paper on Credit Risk Transfer

4/16/18 10:19 AM

Today, Summit Director Frank Vetrano released his newest white paper on credit risk transfers (CRTs) at the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). In the paper, “Will Risk Transfer Work at FHA?”, he answers key questions about CRTs.

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Topics: credit risk transfer, federal housing administration

Complexity Simplified: Unstructured Data

4/13/18 8:32 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we break down unstructured data.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, strength in numbers

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