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House Financial Services Committee Schedules Hearing on Crypto Crime

The Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion Subcommittee, part of the House Financial Services Committee, has scheduled a hearing entitled, “Crypto Crime in Context Part II: Examining Approaches to Combat Illicit Activity.” The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 2 PM ET…. Read More

U.S. Lawmakers Challenge FDIC Over Financial Innovation Engagement

Senior members of the House Financial Services Committee have formally questioned the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) over its approach towards Fintech and innovation. Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), along with Subcommittee Chairmen Andy Barr (KY-06) and French Hill (AR-02), addressed their concerns in a… Read More

Data Privacy Act of 2023: McHenry Introduces New Legislation Updating Financial Data Privacy Laws

Congressman Patrick McHenry, the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has introduced the Data Privacy Act of 2023.  This bill aims to update financial data privacy laws, providing consumers with more control over how their personal information is collected and used. The movement to… Read More

US House Financial Services Committee to Hold Hearing with ALL SEC Commissioners. Topics Include Cryptocurrency & Facebook’s Libra; Private Markets vs. Public Markets

The US House Financial Services Committee is planning to ask the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide additional information about a litany of topics including cryptocurrencies and Facebook’s stablecoin project Libra. Other topics include the discussion on private markets vs. public markets as well… Read More

Fed Chair Powell Peppered with Questions on Facebook’s Libra at House Financial Services Committee Hearing

The House Financial Services Committee welcomed Fed Chair Jerome Powell today to share his perspective on the state of the US economy and his opinion on the effectiveness of monetary policy. While Powell’s prepared remarks kicked off a bit of a rally on Wall Street… Read More

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Tells House Committee that Fewer Public Companies is a Troubling Trend, Shares Insights on ICOs

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton spent much of today visiting with the House Financial Services Committee. This was his first hearing before the Committee since he took the helm of the regulatory agency. Much of Clayton’s prepared remarks echoed his visit to the… Read More

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton to Testify Before House Financial Services Committee

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton is scheduled to visit with the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow (October 4) beginning at 10AM ET. Clayton already testified before the Senate Banking Committee a few days back. The hearing is entitled “Examining the SEC’s Agenda, Operations, and Budget.” The… Read More

Return of Congress: Two Congressional Hearings to Watch Next Week

Congress returns next week hopefully reinvigorated and ready to reduce regulation and pass meaningful tax reform following some time off. Congress has not accomplished too much this year, much like many past years, but hope springs eternal and after a bumpy start of the year… Read More

House Republicans Introduce Bill to Challenge Controversial CFPB Rule on Arbitration

Republicans members on the House Financial Services Committee have introduced legislation (H.J. Res 111) designed to nullify a controversial rule published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The resolution is cosponsored by all 34 Republican Members of the Financial Services Committee and mirrors a resolution… Read More

House Financial Services Committee to Consider Fix Crowdfunding Act

The House Financial Services Committee will consider the Fix Crowdfunding Act (HR 4855) alongside several other bills during their meeting this week (Jun 15, 2016) beginning at 10AM.  The Committee meetings are live-streamed on the Committee’s website. The Fix Crowdfunding Act is widely viewed as… Read More

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