US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation for Small and Medium-sized Companies.”  In addition, the committees will also examine legislation to ensure fairness and due process for the litigated SEC enforcement matters.


Wednesday, December 2nd at 10:00 A.M. in 2128 RHOB – Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee


Witness List:





House Energy and Commerce:


Hearing entitled “Disrupter Series:Mobile Payments.” – Two-thirds of American adults own a smartphone. Global online, mobile, and contactless payments are estimated to grow from $2.5 trillion in 2014 to $4.7 trillion by 2019. Over 36 million Americans will use mobile payment options in 2016 for over $27 billion in transactions. Transactions on mobile devices and tablets are surpassing transactions on desktops and laptops. The mobile payments landscape is poised to be one of the most transformative technology developments for commerce this century.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 10:15 in 2322 RHOB – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee

Witness List:


John Muller, Vice President fo Global Payments Policy, PayPal

Sang W. Ahn, Chief Commercial Officer, U.S. Samsung Pay

Jessica Deckinger, Chief Marketing Officer, Merchant Customer Exchange

Sarah Jane Hughes, University Scholar and Fellow in Commercial Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law





House Agriculture Committee:


Hearing entitled “To Review the Farm Credit System.”

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. in 1300 Longworth House Office Building – Full Committee


Witness List:




House Judiciary Committee:


Hearing entitled “H.R. 699, The “Email Privacy Act” – Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any communication that is in electronic storage or otherwise maintained by the provider, subject to exceptions.


2141 Rayburn House Office Building at 10:00 a.m. in 2141 RHOB – Full Committee


Witness List:


Mr. Andrew J. Ceresney Director, Division of Enforcement,United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Mr. Steven Cook, President, Board of Director, National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys

Mr. Richard W. Littlehale, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigation Division,Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Mr. Chris Calabrese, Vice President, Policy, Center for Democracy and Technology

Mr. Richard Salgado, Director, Law Enforcement and Information Security, Google, Inc.

Mr. Paul Rosenzweig, Founder, Red Branch Consulting


House Floor:


Under Suspension of the Rules


H.R. 3490 Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act [PDF]
Added 11/25/2015 at 01:11 PM

US Senate


Joint Economic Committee – Chairman Dan Coats


Hearing Entitled “Economic Outlook”

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in 216 Senate Hart Office Building


Witness List:


The Honorable Janet L. Yellen, Chair

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


Senate Judiciary Committee:


Hearing entitled “Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Problems: Examining the Source and Exploring the Solution”

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., Dirksen Senate Office Building 226 – Full Committee



Witness List:


Panel I


The Honorable Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla, Governor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

The Honorable Pedro Pierluisi, Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico, U.S. House of Representatives


Panel II


Dr. Carlos A. Colon De Armas, Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mr. Alex Pollack, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC

Mr. Richard Ravitch, Former Lt Gov., State of New York, New York, NY

Mr. Stephen Spencer, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey, Minneapolis, MN

Mr. Richard Carrion, Execuitve Chairman, Banco Popular, San Juan, Puerto Rico


Senate Banking Committee:


No hearings scheduled.

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