Coryann Stefansson

Director, Financial Services Regulatory Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Cory’s recent engagements include advising on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act for a major international bank, evaluating Basel II readiness, and advising a federal regulator on oversight and analysis of banking entities. Her areas of expertise include traded products controls (including fixed income, currency, and equity trading), wholesale credit risk management, Basel II implementation requirements, liquidity and funding, financial analysis, and corporate governance.

Prior to joining PwC, she was the associate director of the Large Institution Group at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, with responsibility for advising staff and the governors on issues relating to the largest, most complex banking organizations, including applications, enforcement actions, and matters related to safety and soundness. During the recent financial crisis, Cory led the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program, commonly referred to as the stress tests. Prior to her responsibilities at the Board of Governors, she led Basel II implementation for the Federal Reserve System from 2003 to mid-2007. Cory also held a number of leadership positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, including in the Market Risk Group and in Relationship Management for large, complex banking organizations. Cory also spent a number of years in the capital markets, where she traded bank debt and later brokered derivatives for financial organizations.

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Publications and Multimedia
The Volcker Rule: Curbing Risk or Curbing the Economy? - Event Audio/Video
Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group and the American Bankers Associaton
February 16, 2012