FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD OCT 23 to OCT 27

US House of Representatives:

 

House Floor:

 

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H.R. 3972 – Family Office Technical Correction Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney / Financial Services Committee) H.R. 3898 – Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)

 

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

 

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

 

Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res. 71, Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027

 

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing entitled “The Federal Government’s Role in the Insurance Industry” 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Housing and Insurance 

 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

 

Witness List

  • Mr. Paul Ehlhert, President, Germania Insurance
  • Professor Daniel Shwarcz, Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Mr. Rick Means, President and Chief Executive Officer, Shelter Insurance Companies
  • Ms. Katharine Wade, Commissioner, Connecticut Insurance Department, on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

 

 

Hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform”  Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 

Housing and Insurance  Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Kevin Chavers, Managing Director, BlackRock, on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
  • Ms. Brenda K. Hughes, Senior Vice President, First Federal Savings, on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA)
  • Mr. Samuel A. Vallandingham, President and CEO, First State Bank, on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)
  • Mr. Rick Stafford, President and CEO, Tower Federal Credit Union, on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU)
 

Continuation of Hearing entitled “Examining the Equifax Data Breach”  Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Full Committee – Minority Hearing Request

Pursuant to clause d(5) of Rule 3 of the Committee on Financial Services, an additional hearing day has been scheduled with reference to this matter for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in Room 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Invited Witnesses but don’t expect the industry witnesses to attend:

 

·       Ms. Sara Cable, Director, Data Privacy and Security, Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, Office of Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

·        Ms. Chi Chi Wu, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center

·        Mr. James M. Peck, President and Chief Executive Officer, TransUnion

·        Mr. Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., Interim Chief Executive Officer, Equifax

·       Mr. Brian Cassin, Chief Executive Officer, Experian

·        Ms. Laura M. Moy, Deputy Director, Center on Privacy and Technology, Georgetown University Law Center

·       Mr. Mike Litt, Consumer Advocate, U.S. PIRG

 

 

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

 

Financing through Fintech: Online Lending’s Role in Improving Small Business Capital Access

October 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Witnesses:

Mr. William Phelan, President and Co-Founder, PayNet, Inc. Ms. Katherine Fisher, Partner, Hudson Cook Mr. Trevor Dryer, CEO, Mirador

JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing on “The Economic Outlook with CEA Chairman Kevin Hassett”

October 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Location to be announced

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Kevin Hassett, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers

 

Permalink: https://www.jec.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2017/10/jec-to-hold-hearing-on-future-of-american-economic-growth

 

United States Senate

 

SENATE FLOOR:

 

Monday, Oct 23, 2017

 

3:00 p.m.: Convene and resume consideration of the House message to accompany H.R.2266, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act.

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

 

Nomination Hearing

October 24, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. David J. Ryder to be Director of the United States Mint

Ms. Hester M. Peirce to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

Mr. Robert J. Jackson Jr. to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

 

Permalink: https://www.banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2017/10/nomination

 

Nomination Hearing

October 26, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Brian D. Montgomery to be Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Mr. Robert Hunter Kurtz to be Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Ms. Suzanne Israel Tufts to be Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

 

 

 

 

Nomination Hearing

November 1st, 2017, 10:00 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 following nominations:

The Honorable Scott Garrett, of New Jersey, to be President of the Export-Import Bank;

Ms. Kimberly A. Reed, of West Virginia, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank;

The Honorable Spencer Bachus III, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank; Reappointment as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank; 

Ms. Judith Delzoppo Pryor, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank

Ms. Claudia Slacik, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank; Reappointment as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank; and

Mr. Mark L. Greenblatt, of Maryland, to be Inspector General of the Export-Import Bank.

 

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

 

Open Executive Session to Consider Pending Nominations

October 24, 2017 at10:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Mr. Jeffrey Gerrish, of Maryland, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador, vice Robert W. Holleyman II

Mr. Gregory Doud, of Kansas, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, vice Darci L. Vetter

Mr. Jason Kearns, of Colorado, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for the term expiring December 16, 2024, vice Dean A. Pinkert, resigned

 

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

To Be Announced

 

AROUND TOWN:

 

Monday, October 23 – Tuesday, October 24, 2017

SIFMA Annual Meeting

The Capital Markets Conference

Featuring: Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas); SEC Chairman Jay Clayton; CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo; OMB Director Mulvaney; Craig Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary; Abigal Johnson, Chairman and CEO, Fidelity Investments; Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman and CEO, Stifel Financial Corporation David Solomon, President and Co-COO, Goldman Sachs & Co.; Warren A. Stephens, Chairman, President and CEO, Stephens Inc.

JW Marriott, Washington DC, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20004

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

12:00 pm

Federal Reserve

Closed Meeting

20th Street and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Heritage Foundation

Discussion

“The Business Perspective and Cost of Doing Nothing on Tax Reform”

Participants: Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.); Joshua Bolten, President and CEO, Business Roundtable

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Brookings Institute

Conversation

“The myth of independence: How Congress governs the Federal Reserve”

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036 Washington

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

2:00 pm

SEC

Closed Meeting

100 F Street NE, Washington DC 20549

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Brookings Institute

Conversation

“How employer-sponsored rainy day savings accounts can help workers prepare for emergencies”

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20036

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cato Institute

Conversation

“Home Stretch for Major Tax Reform?”

Participants: Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform; Alex Brill, Resident Fellow, AEI; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ryan Bourne, Cato Institute.

2043 Rayburn House Office Building

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