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Waters Discusses FSOC's Designation Process

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At today’s full Committee hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) designation process, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, discussed the importance of the FSOC process in giving Congress and regulators the comprehensive view of the entire market necessary to identify and mitigate systemic risks. Waters also reminded the Committee o...

Waters Opposes Legislation to Weaken CFPB

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At a Financial Services Committee markup of six bills designed to undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee, blasted the measures as efforts to weaken CFPB’s ability to be an effective, independent advocate for consumers. Waters highlighted the CFPB’s remarkable record of success in just over two years, pointing t...

Waters Encourages Committee Members to “Read the Law” at Today’s Full Committee Hearing on ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Post Dodd-Frank

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, led committee Democrats today in encouraging Financial Services Committee Members to, “read the law,” in hopes to “facilitate a rational discussion based on actual provisions within the law.” During the full committee hearing titled, “Examining How the Dodd-Frank Act Could Result in More Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts...

Ranking Member Waters' Opening Statement at Today's Hearing with Treasury Secretary Lew

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, delivered the following statement at today's full Committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Lew: Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. I am very pleased to welcome Secretary Lew to his first appearance before the Financial Services Committee to deliver the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council a...

Waters Calls for Action on “Living Wills”

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, today sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Chairman of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), seeking to elicit his views on the progress of the “living wills” provision of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The provision requires the nation’s largest bank holding com...

Waters Praises FSOC, Calls for Review of Bills Amending Derivatives Provisions in Dodd-Frank

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, today released the following statement in reaction to the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Waters praises the FSOC’s work to monitor systemic risk and identify potential vulnerabilities in the financial system. Ranking Member Waters also calls on members of the Council to pay cl...

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