FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MARCH 20 to MARCH 24

US House of Representatives:

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing entitled “Examining Results and Accountability at the World Bank” 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Monetary Policy and Trade
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Sasha Chavkin, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
  • Dr. Jean Ensminger, Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Science, California Institute of Technology
  • Ms. Elana Berger, Child Rights Program Manager, Bank Information Center
  • Mr. Scott Morris, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

 

 

 

Hearing entitled “The JOBS Act at Five: Examining Its Impact and Ensuring the Competitiveness of the U.S. Capital Markets” 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment
 

This hearing was rescheduled from Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Raymond Keating, Chief Economist, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
  • Mr. Brian Hahn, Chief Financial Officer, GlycoMimetics, Inc.
  • Mr. Andy Green, Managing Director of Economic Policy, Center for American Progress
  • Mr. Edward Knight, Executive Vice President and General Council, NASDAQ OMS
  • Mr. Thomas Quaadman, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Hearing entitled “The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Unconstitutional Design” 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Oversight and Investigations
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • The Honorable Theodore Olson, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Professor Saikrishna Prakash, James Monroe Distinguished Professor, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Mr. Adam White, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Ms. Brianne Gorod, Chief Counsel, Constitution Accountability Cen

 

Hearing entitled “Ending the De Novo Drought: Examining the Application Process for De Novo Financial Institutions” 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
 

This hearing was rescheduled from Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Ken L. Burgess, Chairman, FirstCapital Bank of Texas, on behalf of the American Bankers Association
  • Mr. Keith Stone, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Finest Federal Credit Union, on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions
  • Mr. Patrick J. Kennedy, Jr., Managing Partner, Kennedy Sutherland LLP, on behalf of the Subchapter S Bank Association
  • Ms. Sarah Edelman, Director of Housing Policy, Center for American Progress

 

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

 

Hearing:

H.R. ___, the “Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2017”

Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Thursday, March 23

9:00am

2141 RHOB

 

Witnesses

Bruce Grohsgal Esq.  Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law, Delaware Law School, Widener University

Added 03/17/2017 at 09:37 AM

Stephen E. Hessler Esq.  Partner, Kirkland and Ellis, LLP

Added 03/17/2017 at 09:37 AM

John B. Taylor Ph. D  Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution

Added 03/17/2017 at 09:37 AM

The Honorable Mary F. Walrath Esq.  U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Delaware

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE:

Oversight Hearing on The Status of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Restructuring Support Agreement  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:00 AM Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515

Witness List

 

·         Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló

·         Jose Carrion III, Chair of the Puerto Rico Oversight Board

·         Ana Matosantos, Board Appointee and Former Chief Budget Adviser to California Governor Jerry Brown

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

Possible rescheduled House FSGG Member Hearing

US SENATE:

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Nomination Hearing

March 23, 2017 09:30 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the nomination of Mr. Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Witness

Mr. Jay Clayton of New York to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

SENATE HELP COMMITTEE:

Nomination Hearing

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 9:00AM

Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Nomination of Alex Acosta to serve as Secretary of Labor

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:

Nomination Hearing

Monday, March 20, 2017

Time: 11:00AM

Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building

Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

AROUND TOWN: 

03/17/17 09:00 AM  The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research discussion on economic opportunity The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on “Improving economic opportunity in America.”

03/20/17- 03/22/17 The American Bankers Association summit The American Bankers Association holds its 2017 Government Relations Summit on March 20-21.

03/21/17 12:30 AM  The Urban Institute discussion on credit scores The Urban Institute holds a discussion on “Can New and Alternative Credit-Scoring Tools Mean Greater Access to Credit?”

03/23/17 12:15 PM  The Peterson Institute for International Economics Brexit discussion The Peterson Institute for International Economics holds a discussion on “the longer-term implications of Brexit.”

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