From: Tucker Warren [twarren@fcic.gov]
Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 10:37 AM
To: Tucker Warren
Subject: FCIC Announces Next Public Hearing

Media Advisory

 

For Immediate Release                                                                                 Media Inquiries:

March 11, 2010                                                                                                  Tucker Warren 202-292-1346

                                                                                                                                twarren@fcic.gov

               

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Announces Next Public Hearing

 

(Washington, DC) –The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) today announced the Commission will hear from public and private sector entities next month in a hearing titled “Subprime Lending and Securitization and Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).”

 

Hearing sessions will include the following entities: the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Citigroup, Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and its predecessors the Federal Housing Finance Board (FHFB) and the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

 

A full list of witnesses as well as additional hearing details and location will be announced closer to the hearing.

 

When:                  Wednesday, April 7, 2010 – Friday, April 9, 2010

 

Where:                Washington, DC – location to be announced

 

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About the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)

The bi-partisan 10-member Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission was created by Congress and is charged with examining the causes of the financial meltdown.  It is also examining causes of the collapse of major financial institutions that failed or would likely have failed had they not received exceptional government assistance.  The Commission is comprised of Chairman Phil Angelides, Vice Chairman Bill Thomas, and Commissioners Brooksley Born, Byron Georgiou, Robert Graham, Keith Hennessey, Doug Holtz-Eakin, Heather Murren, John W. Thompson, and Peter Wallison.  Findings and conclusions are to be presented in a formal report to Congress and the President by December 15, 2010. For more, visit FCIC.gov.

 

 

Tucker Warren

Communications Deputy

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Phone: 202-292-1346

Mobile: 202-507-3237