Financial Services Week Ahead July 20 to July 24

US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:



Hearing entitled “Examining Federal Reserve Reform Proposals”  Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Monetary Policy and Trade 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum

Witness List

  • Dr. John Cochrane, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Dr. Paul Kupiec, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Dr. Donald Kohn, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Dr. John Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University


Hearing entitled “The Iran Nuclear Deal and its Impact on Terrorism Financing”  Wednesday, July 22, 2015 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum

Witness List

  • Mr. Ilan I. Berman, Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council
  • Mr. Mark Dubowitz, Executive Director, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Mr. Steven R. Perles, Senior Attorney and Founder, Perles Law Firm, P.C.
  • Mr. Olli Heinonen, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Mr. Richard Nephew, Program Director, Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University


Hearing entitled “Ending ‘Too Big to Fail’: What is the Proper Role of Capital and Liquidity?”  Thursday, July 23, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Full Committee 


Witness List

  • TBA


US Senate:



Senate Banking Committee:




Securities, Insurance, and Investment

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  538 Dirksen Senate Office Building


The COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SECURITIES, INSURANCE, AND INVESTMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council Designation Process.”


The witnesses will be:


Mr. Patrick Pinschmidt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability Oversight Council, U.S. Department of the Treasury.




Thursday, July 23, 2015  09:30 AM – 11:30 AM  538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Measuring the Systemic Importance of U.S. Bank Holding Companies.”


The witnesses will be: 


Professor Robert DeYoung, Capitol Federal Distinguished Professor of Finance, University of Kansas School of Business

Professor Deborah Lucas, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance and Director MIT Center for Finance and Policy, Sloan School of Management

Professor Jonathan R. Macey, Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law, Yale Law School

The Honorable Michael S. Barr, Roy F. and Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School


Senate Finance Committee:


Markup: Open Executive Session to consider an Original Bill to Extend Certain Expired Tax Provisions

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 11:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building



Senate HELP Committee:

Restricting Advice and Education: DOL’s Unworkable Investment Proposal for American Families and Retirees

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 2:30 pm, 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Subcommittee for Employment and Workplace Safety


Witness List


Panel I


The Honorable Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor, Washington, D.C.



Panel II


Robert Litan, Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Wichita, KS


Peter Schneider, President, Primerica Inc., Duluth, GA


Darlene Miller, President and CEO, PERMAC Industries, Burnsville, MN


Scott Puritz, Managing Director, Rebalance IRA, Bethesda, MD

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