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Daniel K. Tarullo

Professor of Law

A.B., Georgetown; M.A., Duke; J.D., University of Michigan

Areas of Expertise:

Banking and Finance, International Law, International Trade

Professor Tarullo teaches in the areas of international economic regulation, international law, and banking law. From 1993 to 1998 he was, successively, Assistant Secretary of...

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Professor Tarullo teaches in the areas of international economic regulation, international law, and banking law. From 1993 to 1998 he was, successively, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy. From 1995 to 1998 he was also President Clinton’s personal representative to the G7/G8 group of industrialized nations. Prior to joining the Administration, he had practiced law for several years in Washington, mostly in the areas of antitrust, financial markets, and international transactions. From 1987-1989 he was chief counsel on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. From 1981-1987 he taught at Harvard Law School. Outside the Law Center, Professor Tarullo moderates the bi-monthly World Economic Update series of the Council on Foreign Relations, a forum for debate on the U.S. and global economies among leading Wall Street economists. Professor Tarullo is a also a non-resident senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Recent Scholarship

Books

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Banking on Basel: The Future of International Financial Regulation (Wash., D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics 2008).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Odious Debt in Retrospect, 70 Law & Contemp. Probs. 263-274 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
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Books

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Banking on Basel: The Future of International Financial Regulation (Wash., D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics 2008).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Odious Debt in Retrospect, 70 Law & Contemp. Probs. 263-274 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The Role of the IMF in Sovereign Debt Restructuring, 6 Chi. J. Int'l L. 287-309 (2005).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Introduction: Neither Order Nor Chaos: The Legal Structure of Sovereign Debt Workouts, 53 Emory L.J. 657-689 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The Limits of Institutional Design: Implementing the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, 44 Va. J. Int'l L. 665-710 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Paved With Good Intentions: The Dynamic Effects of WTO Review of Anti-Dumping Action, 2 World Trade Rev. 373-393 (2003).    [W]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The Hidden Costs of International Dispute Settlement: WTO Review of Domestic Anti-Dumping Decisions, 34 Law & Pol'y Int'l Bus. 109-181 (2002).    [HEIN] [SSRN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Rules, Discretion and Authority in International Financial Reform, 4 J. Int'l Econ. L. 613-682 (2001).    [HEIN] [SSRN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Clayton Yeutter, Richard Trumpka & Ira Shapiro, Moving Forward: Rebuilding a Working Consensus on Trade: Luncheon Presentation Summary and Comments, 31 Law & Pol'y Int'l Bus. 911-916 (2000).    [HEIN]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Norms and Institutions in Global Competition Policy, 94 Am. J. Int'l L. 478-504 (2000).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, 5 J. Int'l Econ. L. 941-943 (2003) (reviewing Grainne de Burca & Joanne Scott, The EU and the WTO: Legal and Constitutional Issues (2001)).    [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, International Economic Law and Democratic Accountability, in Democracy and the Rule of Law 308-318 (Norman Dorsen & Prosser Gifford eds., Wash., D.C.: CQ Press 2001).    [BOOK]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, W. Bowman Cutter & Richard Haass, Trade Policy: What's Next?, in Brookings Trade Forum 2000 295-311 (Susan Margaret Collins & Dani Rodrik eds., Wash., D.C.: Brookings Institute Press 2001).    [BOOK]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The Relationship of WTO Obligations to Other International Arragements, in New Directions in International Economic Law: Essays in Honour of John H. Jackson 155-173 (Marco C.E.J. Bronckers & Reinhard Quick eds., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2000).    [BOOK]

Congressional Testimony

  • Establishing a Framework for Systemic Risk Regulation: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 111th Cong., July 23, 2009 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2010-S241-81).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Modernizing Bank Supervision and Regulation—Part I: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 111th Cong., Mar. 19, 2009 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2010-S241-7).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Strengthening and Streamlining Prudential Bank Supervision: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 111th Cong., Aug. 4, 2009 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2010-S241-104).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Reforming Key International Financial Institutions for the 21st Century: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Sec. & Int'l Trade & Fin. of the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 110th Cong., Aug. 2, 2007 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2010-S241-41).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • CFIUS and the Role of Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Domestic & Int'l Monetary Policy, Trade & Tech. of the H. Comm. on Fin. Servs., 109th Cong., Apr. 27, 2006 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2007-H371-3).    [Gtown Law]
  • An Update on the New Basel Capital Accord: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 109th Cong., Sept. 26, 2006 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2010-S241-15).    [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Development of New Basel Capital Accords: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 109th Cong., Nov. 10, 2005 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No. 2007-S241-5).    [Gtown Law]
  • Opening Trade in Financial Services – The Chile and Singapore Examples: Hearing Before the H. Subcomm. on Domestic & Int'l Monetary Policy, Trade, & Tech. of the H. Comm. on Fin. Servs., 108th Cong., Apr. 1, 2003 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2003-H371-34).    [Gtown Law]
  • Instability in Latin America: U.S. Policy and the Role of the International Community: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on Int'l Trade & Fin. of the S. Comm. on Banking, Hous. & Urban Aff., 107th Cong., Oct. 16, 2002 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2004-S241-7).    [Gtown Law]
  • Free Trade Deals: Is the U.S. Losing Ground as Its Trading Partners Move Ahead: Hearing Before the H. Subcomm. on Trade of the H. Comm. on Ways & Means, 107th Cong., Mar. 29, 2001 (Statement of Daniel K. Tarullo) (CIS-No.: 2001-H781-71).    [Gtown Law]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The End of the Big Trade Deal, Int'l Econ. , Summer 2006, at 46-49 (2006).   
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, The Seattle Battle: Advice Ignored, 14 Int'l Econ. 45-63 (2000).    [W]
  • Daniel K. Tarullo, Seattle Light, 13 Int'l Econ. 40-42, 62 (1999).    [W]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Trump’s financial deregulation follows coherent plan," coverage in the Financial Times, June 9, 2017, quoting Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"Former Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo joins MIT Golub Center as distinguished fellow," coverage by PR Newswire, April 19, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"Outgoing Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo says cyber security is top on his list," coverage in Marketplace, April 3, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"The Boston guy who helped avert economic disaster is leaving the Fed," coverage by the Boston Globe, March 31, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel K. Tarullo.

"A Departing Bank Regulator's Advice To Stave Off Another Financial Crisis," an NPR Morning Edition interview with Professor Daniel Tarullo, February 16, 2017.

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"Trump’s financial deregulation follows coherent plan," coverage in the Financial Times, June 9, 2017, quoting Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"Former Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo joins MIT Golub Center as distinguished fellow," coverage by PR Newswire, April 19, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"Outgoing Fed Gov. Daniel Tarullo says cyber security is top on his list," coverage in Marketplace, April 3, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"The Boston guy who helped avert economic disaster is leaving the Fed," coverage by the Boston Globe, March 31, 2017, featuring Professor Daniel K. Tarullo.

"A Departing Bank Regulator's Advice To Stave Off Another Financial Crisis," an NPR Morning Edition interview with Professor Daniel Tarullo, February 16, 2017.

"Fed board member Daniel Tarullo announces resignation," article by USA Today, February 10, 2017, featuring Federal Reserve Board Member and Professor Daniel Tarullo. This story was also reported by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg.com, the Los Angeles Times and USNews.com.

"WikiLeaks emails part curtain on a nearly elected Obama considering White House staff," coverage by McClathy DC, October 20, featuring Professor Daniel K. Tarullo.

"Fed Watch: These folks have the future of interest rates in their hands," coverage by USA Today, September 16, 2016, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"The Most Powerful Man in Banking," coverage by The Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2016, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

White House feeling heat for leaving top Fed seat vacant,” coverage by MarketWatch, November 3, 2015, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"What Will Happen at the Fed After Tarullo Leaves?," coverage in American Banker, March 5, 2015, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo. Further coverage is in The New York Post.

"Economist warn of more market 'tantrums' as Fed Tightens," coverage in Reuters, February 28, 2014, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"The Fed's Last Troublemaker," coverage in the National Journal, October 31, 2013, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

"Tarullo Continues Push For Wholesale Funding Reform," American Banker, September 20, 2013, featuring Professor Daniel Tarullo.

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