FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MARCH 27 to MARCH 31

US House of Representatives:

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing entitled “The Arbitrary and Inconsistent Non-Bank SIFI Designation Process”  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Oversight and Investigations  Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
  • Dr. Paul Kupiec, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Professor David Zaring, Associate Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mr. Alex J. Pollock, Distinguished Senior Fellow, R Street Institute

 

Hearing entitled “The State of Bank Lending in America”  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Scott Heitkamp, President and Chief Executive Officer, ValueBank Texas, on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America
  • Ms. Holly Wade, Director, Research and Policy Analysis, National Federation of Independent Businesses
  • Mr. David Motley, President, Colonial Companies, on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Mr. Michael Calhoun, President, Center for Responsible Lending

 

Hearing entitled “Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on the Markets, Businesses, Investors, and Job Creators”  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment 

 

Witness:

TBA

 

US SENATE:

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Fostering Economic Growth: The Role of Financial Companies

March 28, 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 entitled, “Fostering Economic Growth: The Role of Financial Companies.” Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Robert Heller ,Former Governor Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The Honorable Donald Powell, Former Chairman Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Honorable William Spriggs, Professor of Economics, Howard University Chief Economist, AFL-CIO

Ms. Deyanira Del Rio, Co-Director The New Economy Project

SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Executive Business Meeting

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226 Monday, March 27, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

Nominations

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

The Honorable Rod J. Rosenstein, to be Deputy Attorney General

The Honorable Rachel L. Brand, to be Associate Attorney General

 

SENATE HELP COMMITTEE

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time: TBD

Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Nomination of Alexander Acosta to serve as Secretary of Labor

 

 

CBO:

 

CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook

CBO will release The 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 30.

The long-term projections—which typically span 30 years—are consistent with CBO’s current 10-year budget and economic projections released in January.

To make the projections available sooner, this year’s edition is shorter than in the past. The report will include the same detailed long-term projections and supplemental data but will not include the more extensive background discussion that has usually been published in a longer version. CBO last released detailed long-term budget projections in July 2016 and issued a partial update in January 2017.

Separately, CBO typically updates its 10-year budget projections in the spring in conjunction with its analysis of the President’s budget; the specific timetable for that 2017 update has not yet been determined.

 

AROUND TOWN:

03/28/17 09:00 AM EST FDIC meeting on community banking FDIC holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking to discuss current issues affecting community banking.

03/29/17 02:30 PM EST The Brookings Institution discussion The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on “Fiscal Politics: The IMF (International Monetary Fund) explores another side of public finance.” RSVP here.

03/30/17 12:00 PM EST The National Economists Club discussion The National Economists Club holds a luncheon discussion with Thomas Laubach, director for the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors Division of Monetary Affairs. Register here.

03/30/17 03:15 PM EST CFPB meeting on alternative data and consumer access to financial records CFPB holds a meeting of the Credit Union Advisory Council to discuss alternative data and consumer access to financial records. Please RSVP by noon on March 29.

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