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October 2013 Hearings    « September 2013     November 2013 »   Full List  
Oct 1 at 10:00 AM Housing Finance Reform: Fundamentals of a Functioning Private Label Mortgage Backed Securities Market
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Housing Finance Reform: Fundamentals of a Functioning Private Label Mortgage Backed Securities Market.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Martin S. Hughes, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Redwood Trust Incorporated; and Mr. Adam Levitin, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 2 at 02:30 PM POSTPONED: Rebuilding American Manufacturing
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC POLICY will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Rebuilding American Manufacturing”. The witnesses will be: Mr. Kevin Clarke, President, United Streetcar LLC; Dr. Suzanne Berger, Raphael Dorman-Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science and Co-Chair, Production in the Innovation Economy Project, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Mr. Leo Hindery, Jr., Chairman, Smart Globalization Initiative, New America Foundation; Mr. Joel Paul, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Dr. Derek Scissors, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; and Mr. Ryan Costella, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Click Bond, Incorporated. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Oct 9 at 10:00 AM Housing Finance Reform: Essential Elements of the Multifamily Housing Finance System
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Housing Finance Reform: Essential Elements of the Multifamily Housing Finance System.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Thomas S. Bozzuto, Chairman and CEO, The Bozzuto Group, on behalf of the National Multi Housing Council and National Apartment Association; Mr. E. J. Burke, Executive Vice President and Group Head, KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Key Corporate Bank, on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association; Mr. Shekar Narasimhan, Managing Partner, Beekman Advisors; and Ms. Terri Ludwig, President and CEO, Enterprise Community Partners, Incorporated. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 10 at 10:00 AM Impact of a Default on Financial Stability and Economic Growth
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Impact of a Default on Financial Stability and Economic Growth.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Frank Keating, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Bankers Association; The Honorable Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., President, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; Mr. Gary Thomas, President, National Association of Realtors; and Mr. Paul Schott Stevens, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investment Company Institute. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 29 at 10:00 AM Housing Finance Reform: Essentials of a Functioning Housing Finance System for Consumers
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Housing Finance Reform: Essentials of a Functioning Housing Finance System for Consumers.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Eric Stein, Senior Vice President, Center for Responsible Lending; Mr. Rohit Gupta, President, Genworth Financial, USMI; Mr. Gary Thomas, President, National Association of Realtors; Mr. Laurence E. Platt, Partner, K & L Gates LLP; and Ms. Alys Cohen, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center; and Mr. Lautaro Diaz, Vice President, Housing and Community Development, National Council of La Raza. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 30 at 10:00 AM The JOBS Act at a Year and a Half: Assessing Progress and Unmet Opportunities
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SECURITIES, INSURANCE, AND INVESTMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “The JOBS Act at a Year and a Half: Assessing Progress and Unmet Opportunities.” The witness on Panel I will be: Mr. Keith Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Mr. Alan Lewis, Director of Special Projects, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Incorporated; Mr. Robert Kaplan, Jr., Managing Partner, Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank PLC; Mr. Rick Fleming, Deputy General Counsel, North American Securities Administrators Association, Incorporated; and Mr. Sherwood Neiss, Principal, Crowdfund Capital Advisors, LLC. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 31 at 10:00 AM Housing Finance Reform: Essential Elements of a Government Guarantee for Mortgage-Backed Securities
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider the nominations of The Honorable Wanda Felton, of New York, to be First Vice President, Export-Import Bank of the United States; and Dr. Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Following the EXECUTIVE SESSION, the Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Housing Finance Reform: Essential Elements of a Government Guarantee for Mortgage-Backed Securities.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Joseph Tracy, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; The Honorable Phillip L. Swagel, Professor of International Economic Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; Mr. Michael S. Canter, Director of Securitized Assets, AllianceBernstein on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; and The Honorable David H. Stevens, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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Oct 31 at 10:00 AM EXECUTIVE SESSION to Vote on Nominations
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider the nominations of The Honorable Wanda Felton, of New York, to be First Vice President, Export-Import Bank of the United States; and Dr. Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Following the EXECUTIVE SESSION, the Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Housing Finance Reform: Essential Elements of a Government Guarantee for Mortgage-Backed Securities.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Joseph Tracy, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; The Honorable Phillip L. Swagel, Professor of International Economic Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; Mr. Michael S. Canter, Director of Securitized Assets, AllianceBernstein on behalf of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; and The Honorable David H. Stevens, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
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