Senate Banking Hearing on Volcker Rule

    2 February 2010

    On February 2, 2010, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing entitled, “Prohibiting Certain High-Risk Investment Activities by Banks and Bank Holding Companies.” The witness list is below. The hearing was the first of two hearings examining the President’s recently announced proposal to limit the scope of proprietary trading activities and the size of bank holding companies via a “Volcker rule.”