Hybrid Hearing Entitled: When Banks Leave: The Impacts of De-Risking on the Caribbean and Strategies for Ensuring Financial Access
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 10:00 AM in 2128 RHOB & Cisco Webex
Full Committee

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  • H.R. 8535, the “Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act” (Rep. Lee)
  • H.R. 8797, the “Caribbean Stakeholders Engagement Act” (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. 8798, the “The INCSR Improvement Act” (Rep. Waters)
  • H.R. ___, the “AML Examiners Academy Act”

Witness List

First Panel:

  • The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, K.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Barbados; Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment; Minister of National Security and the Public Service (with responsibility for Culture and CARICOM Matters)

Second Panel:

  • Mr. Wazim Mohamed Mowla, Assistant Director and Lead of the Caribbean Initiative, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council
  • Mr. I. Wayne Shah, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions – Head of Caribbean Region, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Executive Director, Financial & International Business Association (FIBA)
  • Mr. Amit Sharma, CEO, Founder, and Director, FinClusive

Hearing Video