FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 8 to MAY 12

U.S. SENATE FLOOR SCHEDULE

Confirmation and Cloture Votes:

Confirmation of Heather Wilson to be Secretary of the Air Force

Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Gottlieb to be Commissioner, Food and Drug

May 8, 2017 at 5:30 PM

U.S. Senate Floor

 

Possible motion to invoke cloture on nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. trade representative

U.S. Senate Floor

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

NSITF: Secondary Sanctions Against Chinese Institutions: Assessing Their Utility for Constraining North Korea

May 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Adam Szubin, Of Counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell, Former Acting Secretary of the Treasury and Acting Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes

The Honorable Juan Zarate, Chairman of the Financial Integrity Network, Chairman and Senior Counselor of the Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism, and former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing

 

 

The Status of the Housing Finance System After Nine Years of Conservatorship

May 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Mel Watt, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency

 

SENATE SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

Hearing to Examine the Nomination of Althea Coetzee to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration

May 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM

428A Russell Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Althea Coetzee, of Virginia

 

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:

 

Nominations Full Committee

May 10, 2017 at 10:00AM

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Steven A. Engel to be an Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel

Noel J. Francisco to be Solicitor General of the United States

Makan Delrahim to be an Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division

 

Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Across Borders: Facilitating Cooperation and Protecting Rights

Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

May 10, 2017 at 2:30pm

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Panel I

Mr. Richard W. Downing, Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department Of Justice, Washington, DC

Mr. Paddy McGuinness, UK Deputy National Security Advisor, Oxford, UK

Panel II

Mr. Brad Smith, President, Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Professor Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor, American University Washington College Of Law, Washington, DC

Mr. Christopher W. Kelly, Director, Digital Evidence Laboratory, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Office Of The Attorney General, Boston, MA

 

 

US House of Representatives:

 

Not in Session, the House Returns Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

 

AROUND TOWN:

 

05/08/17

Executive Session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Closed)

Secretary Mnuchin will preside over an executive session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) at the Treasury Department.  The preliminary agenda includes a discussion of the April 21, 2017, presidential memorandum on Council designations; an update on the annual reevaluation of the designation of a nonbank financial company; a discussion of interagency regulatory collaboration and the February 3, 2017, executive order on core principles for financial regulation; a discussion of the Council’s 2017 annual report; and an update on bank holding companies’ living wills and resolution planning.

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