Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- November 4, 2013

In This Issue:

Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; Miscellaneous; and Upcoming Hearings.

Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -

For the first week since Labor Day, it felt like things were finally quieting down in our nation’s Capital. Perhaps everyone was too busy watching the World Series. In the House, the lower chamber passed two Dodd-Frank related bills, neither of which whose passage was never in doubt, nor was there any strong likelihood for passage in the Senate, before adjourning for a ten day recess. In the Senate, Democrats couldn’t find the vote to break the filibuster of Congressman Mel Watt, while the Banking committee continued its intense schedule on housing finance reform.

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