FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JULY 17 to JULY 21

US House of Representatives:

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

Hearing entitled “The Cost of Being a Public Company in Light of Sarbanes-Oxley and the Federalization of Corporate Governance”  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment 
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

  • Witness List
  • Mr. Thomas Farley, President, NYSE Group
  • Mr. John Blake, Senior Vice President of Finance, aTyr Pharma, Inc.
  • Mr. Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Market Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr., Lawrence W. Treece Professor of Corporate Governance, Director, Corporate and Commercial Law Program, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Mr. John Berlau, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute

 

Hearing entitled “Managing Terrorism Financing Risk in Remittances and Money Transfers”  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Terrorism and Illicit Finance 
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Duncan DeVille, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance, Western Union
  • Mr. Matthew B. Oppenheimer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Remitly, Inc.
  • Mr. John Cassara, Member, Board of Advisors, Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
  • Mr. Scott Paul, Chief Humanitarian Policy Advisor, Oxfam America

 

Hearing entitled “Restricting North Korea’s Access to Finance”  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Monetary Policy and Trade 
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

·         Mr. William Newcomb, Visiting Scholar, U.S.-Korea Institute, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

·         Mr. Anthony Ruggiero, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

·         Ms. Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

·         Dr. John Park, Director, Korea Working Group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

 

 

Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy v. Fiscal Policy: Risks to Price Stability and the Economy”  Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:30 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Monetary Policy and Trade 

 

Witness List TBA

 

Field Hearing entitled “NAHASDA: 20 Years On”  Friday, July 21, 2017 9:00 AM in Hayward, Wisconsin  Housing and Insurance 
The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance will hold a field hearing entitled “NAHASDA: 20 Years On” on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. CDT in the LAC Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School at 8575 N Round Lake School Road, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843.

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

 

Full Committee Markup: FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill

Monday, July 17, 2017 7:00 PM in 2359 Rayburn

Full Committee

 

Purpose

Mark up Appropriations Bill, FY2018

 

HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE:

 

The House Budget Committee is expected to unveil and vote on its budget resolution the week of July 17.

 

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

Reversing the Entrepreneurship Decline

 

The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Reversing the Entrepreneurship Decline.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

The hearing will provide the Committee with an opportunity to understand the entrepreneurship trends, challenges, and opportunities that exist in the United States. This hearing will also examine how entrepreneurship influences leading economic indicators and potential solutions to promote new and existing small businesses

 

Witness List:

 

Mr. Larry Kudlow, Senior Contributor, CNBC

Gregory Crawford, Ph.D., President, Miami University

Ms. Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

Mr. Joe Schocken, CEO, Broadmark Capital

 

 

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing on Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Trade Subcommittee

July 18, 2017 at 10:00AM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

 

The hearing will analyze whether NAFTA has been successful for the U.S. economy and job creation, with a focus on the U.S. manufacturing, agriculture, and services sectors, and whether NAFTA can be modernized and updated to better address issues affecting U.S. workers, businesses, and consumers in today’s economy.

 

Hearing on How Tax Reform Will Simplify Our Broken Tax Code and Help Individuals and Families

Tax Policy Subcommittee

July 19, 2017 at 2:00PM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

 

The Subcommittee will hold a hearing on tax reform ideas that simplify our broken tax code, reduce the burdens on American families and individuals, and deliver economic growth that creates jobs and improves the quality of life of all Americans.

 

US SENATE:        

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

 

Nomination Hearing

July 18, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. J. Paul Compton Jr.to be General Counsel U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,

Ms. Anna M. Farias to be Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,

Mr. Neal J. Rackleff to be Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,

Mr. Richard Ashooh to be Assistant Secretary for Export Administration U.S. Department of Commerce,

Ms. Elizabeth Erin Walsh to be Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service U.S. Department of Commerce,

Mr. Christopher Campbell to be Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions U.S. Department of the Treasury

 

Housing Finance Reform: Maintaining Access for Small Lenders

July 20, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Ms. Brenda Hughes, Senior Vice President and Director of Mortgage and Retail Lending, First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls, on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA)

Mr. Tim Mislansky, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Wright-Patt Credit Union and President, myCUmortgage, LLC, on behalf of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

Mr. Jack E. Hopkins, President and CEO, CorTrust Bank, N.A., on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)

Mr. Charles M. Purvis, President and CEO, Coastal Federal Credit Union, on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU)

Mr. Wes Hunt, President, Homestar Financial Corporation, on behalf of the Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA)

Mr. Bill Giambrone, President and CEO, Platinum Home Mortgage, President, Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA)

 

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

Subcommittee Markup of the FY2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

July 18, 2017 10:30 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 124

 

Consideration of Funding Guidelines, Markup of the FY18 Energy & Water Development, and FY18 Agriculture Appropriations Bills

July 20, 2017 10:30 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 106

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

 

Nominations

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

 

  1. Nominations

 

Christopher A. Wray, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trevor McFadden, to be a United States District Judge for the District of Columbia

Jeffrey Bossert Clark, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division

Beth Ann Williams, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy

John W. Huber, to be United States Attorney for the District of Utah (Reappointment)

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE:

 

Full Committee Hearing

Comprehensive Tax Reform: Prospects and Challenges

July 18, 2017 09:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Mark J. Mazur, Former Assistant Secretary For Tax Policy, 2012– 2017, United States Department of the Treasury

The Honorable Pamela F. Olson, Former Assistant Secretary For Tax Policy, 2002– 2004, United States Department of the Treasury

The Honorable Eric Solomon, Former Assistant Secretary For Tax Policy, 2006– 2009, United States Department of the Treasury

The Honorable Jonathan Talisman, Former Assistant Secretary For Tax Policy, 2000– 2001, United States Department of the Treasury

 

Hearing to Consider Nominations

Full Committee

June 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building 226

 

Witnesses Panel:

David J. Kautter, Of Virginia, To Be An Assistant Secretary Of The Treasury, United States Department of the Treasury

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION

 

 

AROUND TOWN:

07/17/17 08:00 AM EST

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