Yesterday, the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) held a hearing to examine Treasury's use of private contractors under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing entitled "Reforming U.S. Financial Market Regulation.”
Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Regulating Hedge Funds and Other Private Investment Pools" to discuss legislation that would require all hedge fund advisers and the advisers of private equity and venture capital funds to register with the SEC.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to discuss HR 3068, the TARP For Main Street Act of 2009.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Regulatory Restructuring: Enhancing Consumer Financial Products Regulation" to discuss the administration’s proposed changes to consumer protections for investors.