FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 15 to MAY 19

US House of Representatives:

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing entitled “Lessons from the IMF’s Bailout of Greece”

May 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM in

2128 Rayburn HOB

Monetary Policy and Trade

 

The hearing will evaluate the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) financial rescue of Greece, including large “exceptional access” programs approved in 2010 and 2012, and the bailout’s impact on the Fund’s independence vis-à-vis its Eurozone shareholders, as well as the implications of a third IMF rescue in collaboration with the European Stability Mechanism. The hearing will examine the Greek bailout’s consequences for future Eurozone programs and for IMF cooperation with regional financing arrangements.

 

Witness Panel:

TBD

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

 

Oversight Hearing: The Judiciary

May 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

2359 Rayburn House Office Building

Financial Services and General Government

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Julia S. Gibbons, Chair, Committee on the Budget of the Judicial Conference of the United States

The Honorable James C. Duff, Director, Administrative Office of the United States Courts

 

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

 

Hearing on How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs

May 18, 2017 at 10:00am

1100 of the Longworth House Office Building

 

Click here for the Hearing Advisory

 

SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE

SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program: A Detailed Review

May 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM

2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Ms. Linda Rusche, Director, Office of Credit Risk Management, Office of Capital Access, United States Small Business Administration,

Mr. William Manger, Associate Administrator, Office of Capital Access, United States Small Business Administration

 

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

 

Recent Trends in International Antitrust Enforcement

May 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM

2141 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

 

Witness Panel:

Ms. Deborah Garza, Esq;, Partner and Co-chair, Antitrust and Competition Law Practice Group, Covington & Burling LLP

Professor Koren Wong-Ervin, Esq, Director; and Adjunct Professor of Law, Global Antitrust Institute (GAI); and Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Mr. Alden Abbott, Esq., Deputy Director and the John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies; Heritage Foundation

Professor Elanor Fox, Esq., Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, New York Univeristy School of Law

 

EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE

 

Hearing: “Regulatory Barriers Facing Workers and Families Saving for Retirement”

May 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

2175 Rayburn House Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

TBD

 

JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE

 

Hearing on “What We Do Together: The State of Social Capital in America Today”

May 17, 2017 at 10:00AM

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Vice Chairman Mike Lee presiding

 

Witness Panel:

Dr. Robert D. Putnam, Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Dr. Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar in Culture & Freedom, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Dr. Yuval Levin, Hertog Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Editor, National Affairs

Dr. Mario Small, Grafstein Family Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

 

 

US SENATE:

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Nomination Hearing

May 16, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel

Ms. Sigal Mandelker to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of Treasury

Ms. Mira Radielovic Ricardel to be Under Secretary for Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Mr. Marshall Billingslea to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, U.S. Department of Treasury

Mr. Heath P. Tarbert to be Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury

 

Domestic and International Policy Update

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, United States Department of Treasury

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Full Committee Nominations

May 18, 2017 at 10:00am

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226 Nominations

Amul R. Thapar to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit

Bills S.867, Law Enforcement Mental Health & Wellness Act (Donnelly, Young, Feinstein, Hatch, Klobuchar, Cornyn, Coons)

 

 

SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

GAO Head and CBO Director to Discuss Ways to Run Government for Less

Full Committee Hearing

May 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608

 

Witness Panel:

Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office

Dr. Keith Hall, Director of the Congressional Budget Office 

 

AROUND TOWN:

05/17/17 CFPB Director Richard Cordray will join House Democrats at their weekly caucus meeting.  U.S. Capitol

 

05/18/17 2:00PM EST

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Closed Meeting

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549

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