Like the fall weather and the Philadelphia Phillies, regulatory restructuring isn’t going away anytime soon. The House Financial Services Committee is entering its third week of markups for new financial legislation and the Treasury Department is due to release a bill on new segments of the reform effort. Also watch for guidance from regulators on how banks can modify commercial real estate loans.
The Treasury Department may release new legislative language on systemic risk and a resolution authority for large, faltering financial institutions.
The American Bankers Association is holding its annual meeting in Chicago, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair and Comptroller of the Currency John Dugan are both scheduled to speak.
House Financial Services will begin marking up investor protection and credit rating agency legislation at 10am.
The House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform is holding an 11am hearing on executive compensation. Obama administration pay czar Kenneth Feinberg is expected to testify.
Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank, D-Mass., will hold a hearing on systemic risk regulation and a resolution authority. The hearing will begin at 9:30am. Witnesses have yet to be announced.
Financial Services will examine, in a 9:30am hearing, a bill to restrict banks’ ability to charge overdraft fees. Witnesses have yet to be announced.