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Hearing Schedule for the Week of July 6
Committee to Hold Dodd-Frank Five-Year Anniversary Hearings Throughout the Month of July

Washington, July 7, 2015 - WASHINGTON- Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of July 6th.

Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00 P.M.- A Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee hearing to examine the designation and regulation of Bank Holding Company SIFIs.

Witnesses:

  • Harris Simmons, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Zions Bancorporation
  • James Barth, Professor of Finance, Auburn University
  • Paul Kupiec, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
  • Satish Kini, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, July 9 at 10:00 A.M. – The first in a series of Full Committee hearings to examine the Dodd-Frank Act on its five-year anniversary. This hearing will focus on the stability of the financial system.

Witnesses:

  • Paul S. Atkins, Chief Executive Officer, Patomak Global Partners LLC and former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute
  • Damon A. Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel, American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Todd J. Zywicki, Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Law and Economics Center, George Mason University School of Law

Friday, July 10 at 9:45 A.M.- A Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing to conduct oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Public and Indian Housing Programs. Witnesses will be announced shortly.

All hearings will take place in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Additional information about each hearing will be available online at financialservices.house.gov/.

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