Summit releases new white paper: Summit's Approach to Mitigating Unforeseen Risks

9/9/20 10:02 AM

The COVID-19 outbreak reminds us that low-probability, high-risk events are inevitable. Therefore, responsible organizations must be prepared for any event, even if their form is hard to predict.

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Topics: data analytics, white paper, COVID-19, Summit Blog, unforeseen risks

Complexity Simplified: Partner Anthony Curcio discusses WIFIA and its relevance to the COVID-19 economic recovery with John Ryan of InRecap

9/1/20 8:30 AM

Recently, Partner Anthony Curcio sat down with John Ryan of InRecap to discuss the WIFIA program's surprising relevance to the COVID-19 economic recovery.
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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Summit Blog, WIFIA

Complexity Simplified: Founder Albert Lee discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on the municipal bond market with Chief Economist Dr. Simon Wu

8/27/20 9:19 AM

In our most recent episode of Complexity Simplified, Founder Dr. Albert Lee sits down with Dr. Simon Wu, Chief Economist at Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the municipal bond market.

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Summit Blog, municipal bond market

Complexity Simplified: Director Kate Machado discusses how rural populations are uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with Hilda Heady, MSW

7/29/20 1:22 PM

The CDC states that “About 46 million Americans live in rural areas, which face distinctive challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Summit Blog, rural health, rural communities

Complexity Simplified: Director Josh Goldberg discusses Milliman's latest paper, In It for the Long Haul, with Jonathan Glowacki and Andrew Netter of Milliman

7/15/20 3:21 PM

Credit Risk Transfer (CRT) has the potential to be one of the most transformative innovations to mortgage finance since the advent of the To Be Announced (TBA) Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS). Started in 2013, the Government Sponsored Entities (GSE), Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae transferred approximately 70 percent of new single-family credit risk to investors in recent years. But now CRT is at an inflection point. How will these programs endure through their first economic downturn and potentially a new regulatory capital regime?

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Summit Blog

Complexity Simplified: Partner Anthony Curcio discusses the lack of an industry standard for building finance models with Alok Mathur President of Global Project Finance Advisory Council

7/14/20 11:12 AM

Summit’s Partner, Anthony Curcio, recently sat down with Alok Mathur, President of Global Project Finance Advisory Council, to discuss the lack of an industry standard for building complex project finance models from scratch. 

Mr. Mathur presents an approach that is both efficient and easy to understand.

 

Take a listen and let us know what you think.

 

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, commercial real estate market, Summit Blog, finance modeling

Complexity Simplified: Founding Partner Dr. Albert Lee and Professor Fred Faltin of Virginia Tech discuss corporate real estate trends as the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new phase

7/9/20 3:10 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers and industry experts, analyzing real-time information, trends and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: data analytics, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, Summit Blog

Complexity Simplified: Director, Josh Goldberg discusses servicer liquidity issues related to the COVID-19 induced recession with Mike Fratantoni Chief Economist of the Mortgage Bankers Association

6/25/20 11:06 AM

In this podcast, Dr. Michael Fratantoni, Chief Economist of the Mortgage Bankers Association, discusses servicer liquidity issues related to the COVID-19 induced recession.

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Topics: data analytics, Mortgage Finance, Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19

Complexity Simplified: Founding Partner Albert Lee and BroadSolutions II CEO Andrew Smith discuss COVID-19 and its effect on the bridge loan segment of the mortgage industry

6/23/20 3:48 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers and industry experts, analyzing real-time information, trends and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, bridge loans

Complexity Simplified: Dr. Albert Lee discusses insights into the commercial property market with Dr. Victor Calanog, Chief Economist of Moody's Analytics (REIS)

5/27/20 3:39 PM

This ongoing series of podcasts focuses on the impact of the pandemic to the economy and the efficacy of various policy interventions. It features economists, policy makers, and industry experts analyzing real-time information, trends, and policy ideas as we weather this pandemic. 

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Topics: Complexity Simplified (podcasts), COVID-19, Podcast Series - COVID-19, commercial real estate market, evolutionary vs. revolutionary changes

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