Watch Bernanke Thank Banking Committee For Making Him Regulator Of Everything, And Other Aspects Of Foreclosure Fraud
Ben Bernanke has started his speech on the Fed's role under Frank-Dodd, and specifically on Bernanke's role as head regulator of everything. His prepared comments were released Tuesday evening. He
did not address either the status of the economy or monetary policy.
He focused on how the Fed is helping to establish the new Bureau of
Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB). The speech and Q&A can be followed here.
Oversight of Dodd-Frank Implementation: A Progress Report by the Regulators at the Half-Year Mark
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
538 Dirksen Senate Office Building
The witnesses will be: The Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; The Honorable Sheila Bair, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and Mr. John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
All hearings are webcasted live and Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.
• The Honorable Ben S. Bernanke Chairman
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
• Honorable Sheila Bair Chairman
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
• Honorable Mary Schapiro Chairman
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
• Honorable Gary Gensler Chairman
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
• Mr. John Walsh
Acting Comptroller of the Currency
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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