Complexity Simplified: Anthony Curcio and Alok Mathur discuss insights into screening infrastructure projects

3/4/20 9:59 AM

Summit’s Partner, Anthony Curcio, recently sat down with Alok Mathur, President of Global Project Finance Advisory Council, a global project finance advisory firm that has closed $125.4 billion in infrastructure-related finance transactions.  Mr. Mathur brings real insight into screening infrastructure projects, which is very timely given our nation's focus on rebuilding our infrastructure.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data analytics, podcast, Complexity Simplified, portfolio management map, infrastructure projects

Complexity Simplified: Model risk management and internal controls with Josh Goldberg & Anthony Curcio

2/13/20 12:59 PM

Summit’s newest Director, Josh Goldberg, sat down with Partner Anthony Curcio in December 2019 to chat about model risk management and internal controls.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data analytics, model risk management, podcast, Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified: Discussion about the Broadband ReConnect Program with USDA RUS Administrator Chad Rupe and Summit Partner Anthony Curcio

2/12/20 2:12 PM

USDA’s Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe joined Summit Partner Anthony Curcio for a discussion about the Broadband ReConnect Program, which furnishes loans and grants for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.

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Topics: Summit Blog, podcast, Complexity Simplified, USDA Broadband ReConnect

Complexity Simplified: The role of statistics in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation cases - Albert Lee, PhD & Alan Salzberg, PhD

1/21/20 12:28 PM

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit’s founding partner Albert Lee, PhD, talks to statistician Alan Salzberg, PhD, about the role of statistics in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation cases.

They discuss what the FCA is and how expert statisticians and economists can leverage data to provide evidence of fraudulent behavior (or lack thereof) or to calculate damages.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data analytics, podcast, Complexity Simplified, litigation analytics

Complexity Simplified: Replacing LIBOR, a conversation between Ira Kawaller, PhD, and Albert Lee, PhD

7/30/19 1:22 PM

UPDATE: In July 2019, PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) published an article by Dr. Kawaller called "The Demise of LIBOR: What to Expect." Read the full text here (PDF)

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Founding Partner Albert Lee, PhD, talks to financial expert Ira Kawaller, PhD, about the replacement of the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Why is LIBOR being replaced? What's going to happen next?

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Complexity Simplified: Comprehensive Mortgage Finance Reform with Isaac Boltansky

5/20/19 10:45 AM

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Director Frank Vetrano sits down with Isaac Boltansky, Director of Policy Research at Compass Point, to discuss the status of comprehensive mortgage finance reform in Congress.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Thought Leadership About Mortgages

Complexity Simplified: Lindsey Johnson, President of USMI explains why the mortgage insurance industry has become major issuers of credit risk transfer (CRT) bonds.

4/16/19 3:18 PM

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Consulting Director, Frank Vetrano sits down with Lindsey Johnson, President of USMI. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Thought Leadership About Mortgages

Complexity Simplified: GNMA's Potential Role Under Senator Mike Crapo's Housing Reform Proposal

4/3/19 10:41 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Consulting Director, Frank Vetrano sits down with Ted Tozer, Fellow at Milken Institute, 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Thought Leadership About Mortgages

Complexity Simplified: Mortgage Bankers Association - Most Impactful Industry Changes

3/11/19 10:48 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Consulting Director, Frank Vetrano sits down with Mike Fratantoni, Chief Economist from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Government Program Series, Thought Leadership About Mortgages

Complexity Simplified: Interview with Doug Criscitello, Executive Director of MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy

8/6/18 8:32 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we continue our podcast series on federal credit's role in infrastructure and exports.

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Topics: federal credit, podcast, Complexity Simplified, Federal Credit and Infrastructure Series

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