Financial Services Week Ahead Sept. 14 to Sept. 18

US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Free?” 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee


Tentative Witness List: 

Todd Zywicki, Professor, George Mason University

More TBA


Hearing entitled “Strengthening U.S. Leadership in a Turbulent Global Economy” 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Monetary Policy and Trade


Witness List:





House Small Business Committee:


Hearing entitled “Financing Main Street: How Dodd-Frank is Crippling Small Lenders and Access to Capital” 

Thursday, September 17, 2015 1:00 PM in 2360 Rayburn HOB



Witness List:


Mr. Doyle Mitchell, Jr.

President/Chief Executive Officer
Industrial Bank
Washington, DC
*Testifying on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America

Mr. Scott Eagerton
Dixies Federal Credit Union
Darlington, SC
*Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions

Mr. Marshall Lux
Senior Fellow
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA


US Senate:


Senate Banking Committee:



Thursday, September 17, 2015  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  538 Dirksen Senate Office Building


The COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the following nominee: Mr. Adam J. Szubin, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury.



Senate Finance Committee:


Markup: Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Identity Theft and Tax Refund Fraud


The bill includes a number of provisions that were a part of Hatch and Wyden’s Tax Refund Theft Prevention Act of 2014, as well as additional measures from Committee members.

The Chairman’s Mark of the bill can be found here.  A revenue estimate can be found here.  A summary can be found here.



Senate Judiciary Committee:





Wednesday, September 16, 2015

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM  226 Dirksen Senate Office Building


 The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing entitled “Reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act” for Wednesday, September 16 at 10:15 a.m., in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Witness List:


Panel I

  1. Ms. Elana Tyrangiel

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office Of Legal Policy

U.S. Department of Justice

Washington , D.C.

  1. Mr. Andrew Ceresney

Director, Division Of Enforcement

U.S. Securities Exchange Commission

Washington , D.C.

  1. Mr. Daniel Salsburg

Chief Counsel, Office Of Technology, Research And Investigation, Bureau Of Consumer Protection

Federal Trade Commission

Washington , D.C.

Panel II

  1. Mr. Richard Littlehale

Assistant Special Agent In Charge, Technical Service Unit

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Nashville , TN

  1. Mr. Richard Salgado

Director, Law Enforcement And Information Security

Google, Inc.

Mountain View , CA

  1. Mr. Chris Calabrese

Vice President, Policy

Center for Democracy & Technology

Washington , D.C.

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