Hearing on "The Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency: Implications for Consumers and the FTC," Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection (July 8, 2009)

Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection (111th Congress)
Jul 8, 2009

The Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection held a hearing entitled "The Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency:  Implications for Consumers and FTC" on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, in room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing examined the Administration's proposal to create a new agency responsible for consumer protection with regard to financial products and services.




  • The Honorable Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • The Honorable Michael Barr, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, Department of Treasury
  • Gail Hillebrand, Senior Attorney and Manager, Financial Services Campaign, Consumers Union
  • Stephen Calkins Esq., Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel and Professor of Law, Wayne State University
  • Prentiss Cox, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
  • Rachel E. Barkow, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Chris Stinebert, President and CEO, American Financial Services Association



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