Full Committee Hearing

Examining the Failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank

Date:   Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building G50

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing on “Examining the Failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Gregory W. Becker, former CEO of Silicon Valley Bank; Mr. Scott A. Shay, former Chairman and co-founder, Signature Bank; and Mr. Eric R. Howell, former President, Signature Bank.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Tim Scott (R - South Carolina)


  1. Mr. Gregory W. Becker
    former CEO
    Silicon Valley Bank
  2. Mr. Scott A. Shay
    former Chairman and co-founder
    Signature Bank
  3. Mr. Eric R. Howell
    former President
    Signature Bank