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House Fintech Task Force to Discuss CBDCs

On June 15th, the House Financial Services Committee, Task Force on Financial Technology (Fintech) will hold a hearing on central bank digital currency (CBDCs). Entitled, Digitizing the Dollar: Investigating the Technological Infrastructure, Privacy, and Financial Inclusion Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies, the hearing will dive… Read More

House Financial Services Committee June Hearings Include CBDCs, Crypto and Possible Financial Ruin

The House Committee on Financial Services has announced its agenda for the month of June. While always subject to change, several hearings should be of note to the Fintech community. First, the Task Force on Fintech (Financial Technology) has scheduled a hearing entitled, “Digitizing the… Read More

House Subcommittee Hearing to Tackle SPACs

This coming Monday, May 24th, the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets will hold a hearing entitled Going Public: SPACs, Direct Listings, Public Offerings, and the Need for Investor Protections. The Subcommittee is part of the powerful House Committee on Financial Services… Read More

GameStopped Hearing Part III: What’s Next for Policymakers?

Today was the 3rd, and perhaps final, hearing held by the House Committee on Financial Services regarding the GameStop (NYSE:GME) sage regarding short selling by traders chatting on Reddit. As most people are aware, investors on subreddits like Wallstreetbets, combined to drive the value of… Read More

Upcoming House Financial Services Committee Hearings to Include Discussions on SPACs, AI , Big Banks & More

The House Committee on Financial Services has disseminated the May 2021 calendar of hearings that cover a wide range of financial services issues. As has been previously reported, this coming Thursday (May 6), beginning at 12Noon ET, will see the GameStop phenomenon discussed once again…. Read More

Next GameStop Hearing at House Committee of Financial Services to Include SEC Chairman Gary Gensler

Later this week, the House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing addressing the GameStop trading phenomenon. This will be the third hearing the Committee will have held on the short squeeze that was partly orchestrated by individual chatting on Reddit. Many of the… Read More

Game Stopped: House Financial Services Committee Schedules 3rd Hearing on GameStop-Robinhood-Reddit Saga

The House Committee on Financial Services has announced the hearing schedule for the month of May. Included in the list is the third, and perhaps final, hearing on the GameStop-Robinhood-Reddit saga. On May 6 at 12PM ET, the full Committee will convene for a virtual… Read More

Fintech and AI Task Forces Reauthorized for 117th Congress by House Committee

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, has announced the reauthorization of the Financial Technology [Fintech] and Artificial Intelligence [AI] Task Forces for the 117th Congress.  These two Task Forces are relatively new having emerged in the 116th Congress in 2019. The… Read More

Congress to Bring Big Bank CEOs Back to the Hill

The Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, Maxine Waters, and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Sherrod Brown, have jointly announced a new round of hearings that will see the CEOs of the top US banks testify in front of each… Read More

House Financial Services Committee: Game Stopped Part II Scheduled for March 17th

The US House Committee on Financial Services will revisit the GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood fiasco once again in mid-March. The Committee distributed an email last night indicating that a virtual hearing will take place on March 17th, at 12 noon, entitled, “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When… Read More

Gamestop – Robinhood Testimony Out as House Committee on Financial Services Preps for First of Three Hearings

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold the first of three hearings on the Gamestop – Robinhood saga that saw hedge fund short sellers compelled to sell positions in a short squeeze driven by collaborative trading that was organized on Reddit. Entitled, “Game Stopped?… Read More

House Committee on Financial Services Hearing to Include Robinhood CEO, Reddit Co-Founder and More

The House Committee on Financial Services, Chaired by Maxine Waters, has announced the witnesses on the forthcoming hearing entitled “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide.” Witnesses include: Vlad Tenev, Chief Executive Officer, Robinhood Markets, Inc. Steve Huffman, Chief Executive… Read More

US House Committee on Financial Services Schedules Hearing on Gamestop Trading, Market Volatility

Representative Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, has scheduled a hearing to address the trading in Gamestop shares as well as the broader issue of market volatility. The hearing, entitled “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media,… Read More

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Announces Subcommittee Chairs of House Committee on Financial Services

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services announced the six Committee Members who will serve as Subcommittee Chairs for the 117th Congress. Chair Waters issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce the very experienced, dedicated, diverse, and talented… Read More

Representative Maxine Waters, Chair of House Committee on Financial Services, Asks President Elect Biden to Suspend “Midnight Regulations”

Representative Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, has sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden asking him to “temporarily suspend any midnight regulations” promulgated by the Trump administration. This includes any rules that have not yet been published in the Federal… Read More

Financial Services Committee Schedules Hearing on Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation

The House Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a earing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation for Small and Emerging Growth Companies”.  The hearing is taking place this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB.  This is a one panel hearing and… Read More

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