News List

  • ICYMI: Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank
    Dec 8, 2016 - December 8, 2016 Big banks have an unexpected message for President-elect Donald Trump: Don’t trash the Dodd-Frank Act. “We’re not asking for wholesale throwing out Dodd-Frank,” J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. chief James Dimon said at a financial-services conference this week where he and other big-bank e... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Fed’s Unconventional Monetary Policy
    Dec 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the Federal Reserve’s departures from conventional monetary policy and how a more principled and transparent monetary policy strategy can better support economic growth going forward. “Economic opportunity... More
  • House Passes Bill to Increase Transparency in International Regulatory Discussions
    Dec 7, 2016 - WASHINGTON- The House passed legislation on Wednesday that would enhance congressional oversight of international deliberations relating to insurance standards by a vote of 239-170. Sponsored by Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), the Transparent Insurance Standard... More
  • House Passes Package of Pro-Growth Financial Services Bills
    Dec 5, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House on Monday passed the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act (H.R. 6427) by a vote of 391-2. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) would increase investment opportunities for more Americans and help grow the economy. “The Creating Financial Pr... More
  • Hensarling Elected to Third Term as Financial Services Committee Chairman
    Dec 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today after he was elected to a third term as chairman of the committee for the upcoming 115th Congress: “I am humbled by the support and trust of my colleagues to continue my service as chairman ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of December 5
    Dec 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of December 5: Wednesday, December 7 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Unconventional Monetary Policy.” Thursd... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Dec 2, 2016 - Bipartisan Bill to Fix Dodd-Frank “Mistake” Passes the House The House passed bipartisan legislation on Thursday to better gauge and more accurately reflect the potential risks that financial institutions could pose to the economy. H.R. 6392, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act, replaces ... More
  • House Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Fix Dodd-Frank ‘Mistake’ on Gauging Risk
    Dec 1, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House passed bipartisan legislation on Thursday to better gauge and more accurately reflect the potential risks that financial institutions could pose to the economy. The bill, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act, replaces an arbitrary threshold included in the Dodd-Frank ... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Nov 18, 2016 - Committee Hears Testimony of SEC Chair Members of the Financial Services Committee questioned Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White about the SEC’s agenda and budget request, a day after it was reported that Chair White plans to step down at the end of President Obama’s term. ... More
  • House Votes to Block U.S. Financing for Iran Aircraft Sales
    Nov 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House voted on Wednesday to block U.S. financing for the export of aircraft to Iran by a vote of 243-174. The bill approved by the House -- H.R. 5711 -- prohibits the Treasury Department from authorizing transactions by U.S. financial institutions related to airplane sales to Iran. ... More