Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner plans to testify Jan. 27 before a House panel investigating why the Federal Reserve Bank of New York asked insurer American International Group Inc. to limit disclosures of the government's financial rescue to investors.

Panel Chairman Edolphus Towns of New York said in a statement that Geithner confirmed the date for his testimony. "I look forward to hearing Mr. Geithner's testimony," Towns said.

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