This Week in Congress - December 6, 2010

December 6, 2010

Date Body Committee
12/8/2010 House Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
A Proposal to Increase the Offering Limit under SEC Regulation A
Witnesses Include: The Honorable Anna G. Eshoo, Member of Congress; Mr. William R. Hambrecht, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, WR Hambrecht + Co.; Mr. Michael Lempres, Assistant General Counsel and Practice Head, SVB Financial Group; Mr. Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President and Co-Head of U.S. Listings and Cash Execution, NYSE Euronext
Financial Services Committee Web Site
12/7/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
2:30 p.m.
538 Dirksen
Hearings to examine the state of the credit union industry; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nomination of Joseph A. Smith, Jr., of North Carolina, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Web Site
12/8/2010 Senate Judiciary
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen
Business meeting to consider S. 3675, to amend chapter 11 of title 11, United States Code, to address reorganization of small businesses.
Senate Judiciary Committee Web Site 
12/8/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
2:30 p.m.
538 Dirksen
Examining the Efficiency, Stability, and Integrity of the U.S. Capital Markets
The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairman, United States Securities and Exchange Commission; and The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman, United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Dr. James Angel, Associate Professor of Finance, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business; Mr. Thomas Peterffy, CEO, Interactive Brokers; Mr. Manoj Narang, CEO, Tradeworx; Mr. Kevin Cronin, Global Head of Equity Trading, Invesco Ltd; and Mr. Steve Luparello, Vice Chairman, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date.
Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Web Site
12/9/2010 Senate Finance
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen
Hearings to examine the nomination of Carolyn W. Colvin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, Social Security Administration.
Senate Committee on Finance Web Site

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