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Finding Financial Footing in the New Framework:
Critical Issues for Endowments and Foundations
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for The Regulatory Fundamentals Group LLC
Washington, D.C.
April 6, 2017
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Income Inequality:
The Battlefield Casualty of Post-Crisis Financial Policy
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago/European Central Bank
Nineteenth Annual International Banking Conference

Chicago, Illinois
November 3, 2016
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Just When You Thought It was Safe to Go Back into the Water:
The 2017 Policy Outlook
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for Conference of Counsel
Washington, D.C.
October 6, 2016
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Assessing the Bank M&A Landscape:
2017 Policy Drivers and What to Do About Them
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the 8th Annual SNL Bank M&A Symposium
Washington, D.C.

September 23, 2016
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Global Challenges to Insurance Regulation and Resolution
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations
Washington, D.C.
July 21, 2016
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The Next Financial Crisis:
How Good Rules Go Bad
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Federalist Society 2015 National Lawyers Convention
Washington, D.C.
November 13, 2015
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Insurance in the Systemic Cross-Hairs:
Workable, Realistic Regulation and Resolution for the New Age

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations 2015 Annual Meeting
Baltimore, Maryland
October 28, 2015
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Money Makes Markets, Not Rules:
The Collision of Monetary Policy, Macroeconomic Risk, and Financial Services
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Conference of Counsel
Washington, D. C.
October 8, 2015
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Policy Drivers: Charting the New Course for U.S. Insurance Companies
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the NFI 11th Annual Insurance Public Policy Summit
Washington, D. C.
March 17, 2015
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Other People’s Money: How Asset Management Poses Systemic Risk and What to Do About It
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Conference on Financial Stability and Asset Management
Boston University Center for Finance, Law and Policy
Investment Company Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
March 11, 2015
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Hard to Do, But Worth the Effort: How FBOs Can Still Do Well In the U.S.

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Presented to the Institute of International Bankers
Washington, D. C.
March 2, 2015
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Eye-Bonds: A new Vision for Federal Support of Biomedical Research
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for CanceRX 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 28, 2014
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The Future of Corporate Finance at Commercial Banks and Why It Matters
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Loan Syndications and Trading Association
19th Annual Conference
New York, New York
October 23, 2014

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A Unified Field Theory of Banking
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Conference of Counsel
Washington, D. C.
October 9, 2014
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The Systemic Richter Scale:
What Could Topple the Towers of Global Finance

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the American Banker Regulatory Symposium
Arlington, Virginia
September 22, 2014
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Is U.S. Banking the Next U.S. Steel?
Prospects for National Banks as the Shadows Lengthen
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for Building on 150 Years: The Future of National Banking, Sponsored by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Boston University Center for Finance, Law and Policy
Boston, Massachusetts
March 31, 2014
Watch: http://www.c-span.org/video/?318607-6/future-community-banking
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Banking in the U.S. for Profit Even If It’s Not Fun Anymore:
The New Strategic Landscape for Foreign Banks
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Institute of International Bankers
Washington, D. C.
March 3, 2014
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Accounting for Change:
Critical Challenges for Effective Regulation
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Seventh Annual FDIC Accounting and Auditing Conference
Arlington, Virginia
October 22, 2013
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Strategic Planning at the Crossroads:
The Future of Systemic Regulation in the Wake of the Fiscal Crisis,
Yellen Confirmation, Market Fragility
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Conference of Counsel
Washington, D. C.
October 10, 2013
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The How-To of What-If:
Counting the Capital Cost of the New Regulatory Landscape
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the Regulatory Symposium
American Banker
Crystal City, Virginia
September 24, 2013
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Settling the Systemic Score:
Or, How to Plan for New Rules without Knowing What They Are
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Prepared for the American Bar Association
San Francisco, California
August 9, 2013

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“A Legislative Proposal to Protect American Taxpayers and Homeowners
by Creating a Sustainable Housing Finance System”
Basil N. Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Before the Committee on Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, D. C.
July 18, 2013
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Strategic Landscape:
Policy Challenges to Bank Capital-market Activities

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Presentation Prepared for the American Bar Association Securities Association
Washington, D.C.
June 19, 2013
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A Critical Missing Reform Criterion:
How Can We Regulate “Systemic” Banks When We Don’t Know Who They Are?
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Presentation Prepared for the SIFMA-TCH Joint Prudential Regulation Conference
Washington, D.C.
June 4, 2013
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Taking On TBTF:
Past Politics to Practical Problems

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Remarks Prepared for the Financial Services Roundtable
Washington, D. C.
May 3, 2013

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International Services Agreement:
Ensuring that Trade-in-Financial-Services Agreements Address
Emerging Safety-and-Soundness Risk
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Testimony Prepared for the United States Trade Representative
Washington, D. C.
March 12, 2013
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The New Foreign-Bank Paradigm:
Capturing First-Mover Advantage in the Face of Regulatory Headwinds

Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Remarks Prepared for the Institute of International Bankers
Washington, D. C.
March 4, 2013
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The Hard U.S. Rubber and the Global-Regulatory Road:
How to Prevent Protectionism in Cross-Border Financial Services
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Remarks Prepared for the Exchequer Club
Washington, D. C.
February 20, 2013
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Establishing the Proper Role of the Federal Housing Administration
in The U.S. Mortgage -Finance System
Basil N. Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Before the Committee on Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, D. C.
February 6, 2013
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The Vivisectionist Comes to Washington:
Or, What Will Happen if Banks Continue to Disembowel Each Other
Karen Shaw Petrou
Managing Partner
Federal Financial Analytics, Inc.
Remarks Prepared for the North Carolina Bankers Association
Washington, D. C.
February 6, 2013
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