Financial Services Week Ahead May 11-May 15

US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act and Regulatory Overreach”  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 9:30 AM in HVC-210 Capitol Visitor Center  Oversight and Investigations 

Witness List

  • Mr. Paul G. Mahoney, Dean and Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Ms. Hester Peirce, Director, Financial Markets Working Group and Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University
  • Dr. Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform


Hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation and Reduce Regulatory Burdens, Part II”  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:00 PM in HVC-210 Capitol Visitor Center  Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises 


Witness List

  • Mr. Ronald J. Kruszewski, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Financial Corporation, on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
  • Mr. David Burton, Senior Fellow, Economic Policy, The Heritage Foundation
  • Professor Mercer Bullard, MDLA Distinguished Lecturer and Professor of Law, University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Mr. Tom Quaadman, Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. David Weild, IV, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Weild & Co.


Hearing entitled “Protecting Consumers: Financial Data Security in the Age of Computer Hackers”  Thursday, May 14, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Full Committee 


Witness List – Not yet finalized

  • Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
  • Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI)
  • Electronic Transaction Association (ETA)
  • Financial Services Roundtable (FSR)


Hearing entitled “TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure: Examining the Costs and Benefits of Changes to the Real Estate Settlement Process”  Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Housing and Insurance 


Witness List – Not yet finalized

  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • American Land Title Association (ALTA)
  • Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)


House Appropriations Committee:


Full Committee Markup – FY 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:15 AM in 2359 Rayburn 





US Senate:


Senate Banking Committee:


Markup Postponed from May 14 to May 21.


Senate Banking Committee Schedule for the Week of May 18, 2015

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015

Full Committee Mark-Up: “The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015”

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m. in room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building



Senate Agriculture Committee:



Hearing entitled “Regulatory Issues Impacting End-Users and Market Liquidity


Thursday, May 14, 2015 10:00 AM in 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Witness List

Panel I

  • The Honorable Timothy Massad, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commissions, Washington, DC

Panel II

Witness List

  • Mr. Terrence A. Duffy, Executive Chairman & President, CME Group, Chicago, IL
  • Mr. Bruce Barber, General Manager, Archer Daniels Midland Co, Forsyth, IL, on behalf of the Commodity Markets Council
  • Mr. Jeffrey L. Walker, SVP & Chief Risk Officer, Alliance for Cooperative Energy Services, Carmel, IN
  • Mr. Michael Bopp, Partner, Gibson, Dunn, Crutcher, LLP, Washington, DC, on behalf of the Coalition of Derivatives End-Users
  • Mr. Sean O. Cota, Co-Founder, Commodity Markets Oversight Coalition, Bellows Falls, VT
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