Government Hearings - 2008

  • 2008 0416 - GOV (House) - Examining Proposals on Insurance Regulatory Reform
  • 2008 0610 - GOV (House) - H.R. 5840, The Insurance Information Act of 2008
    • [PDF-129p, Video-??] - R
    • Kanjorski, Mcraith
    • 2008 0729 - Letter - American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) - 2p
    • 2008 0610 - Letter - AIA - 7p
    • 2008 0611 NCOIL - 2p
    • 2008 0813 - Letter - Wisconsin (Sean Dilweg) - 2p
    • 2008 0610 - DOT - 3p
    • House - Committee on Financial Services - Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises
  • 2008 0710 - GOV (House) - Systemic Risk and the Financial Markets, aka Transformation of Financial Markets
    • [PDF-86p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • Paulson, Bernanke
    • 1:15:00 - Royce (CA) - Runs
    • 1:17:30 - Paulson - need resolutions authority like FDIC
    • House - Committee on Financial Services 
  • 2008 0923 - GOV (Senate) - Turmoil in U.S. Credit Markets: Recent Actions Regarding Government-Sponsored Entities, Investment Banks and Other Financial Institutions, aka U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan
    • [PDF-138p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • Senate - Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
  • 2008 0924 - GOV (House) - The Future of Financial Services: Exploring Solutions for the Market Crisis
    • [PDF-93p, Video-
    • House - Committee on Financial Services
  • 2008 1006 - GOV (House) - The Causes and Effects of the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy, aka Financial Market Regulation and Practices Panel 1
    • [PDF-255p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • Nell Minow - Co-Founder and Editor, Corporate Library - I told you so
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    • 00:24:25 - Luigi Zingales - Professor - University of Chicago - Graduate School of Business
    • These managers were also hoping that if a shock occurred, all their competitors would face the same problem, thereby reducing their (reputational?) costs and possibly triggering a government support. The September 19 decision to ensure all money market funds validated this gamble, forever destroying money market managers' incentives to be careful in regarding to the risks they take.
    • House - Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • 2008 1006 - GOV (House) - The Causes and Effects of the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy, aka Financial Market Regulation and Practices - Panel 2
    • [PDF-255p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • Dick Fuld- Lehman Brothers
    • House - Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • GOV (House) - The Causes and Effects of the AIG Bailout- AIG Bailout Oversight Hearing, Panel 1
    • [PDF-171p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • Dinallo Testimony - 8p
    • House - Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • GOV (House) - The Causes and Effects of the AIG Bailout, Panel 2
    • [PDF-171p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4>
    • AIG - Willumstad, Martin Sullivan
    • House - Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • 2008 1014 - GOV (Senate) - The Role of Financial Derivatives in the Current Financial Crisis, aka Hearing to Review the Role of Credit Derivatives in the U.S. Economy
    • [pdf-135p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4> 
    • Senate - Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
    • Tom Harkin (IA), Eric Dinallo (NYSID)
    • Testimony Dinallo Before the Senate Ag Committee_1.pdf - 8p
    • 3:43:00 - Harkin-Not sure there was a demand for these things - CDS
  • 2008 1015/1120/1208  - GOV (House) - Hearing to Review the Role of Credit Derivatives in the U.S. Economy [PDF-259p, Video?] - <mp3, mp4> - R
    • House - Committee on Agriculture
  • 2008 1021 - GOV (House) - Regulatory Restructuring and Reform of the Financial System, aka Financial Markets Oversight and Regulation
    • [PDF-270p, VIDEO-CSPAN] - <mp3, mp4> - R 
    • Joel Seligman, Joseph Stiglitz,
    • CFMA
    • Edward L. Yingling, President and CEO American Bankers Association - Need for Systemic Regulator
    • 4:31:30 - Credit Default Swaps - Bachus, Frank -"life Insurance on Vampires" - <Tipping Point>
    • Joe Donnelly, Indiana - Corporate Governance, Sense of Responsibility
    • 4:51:30 - Barney Frank, Mortgages, Federal Reserve, Greenspan - History
    • House - Committe on Financial Services