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Nominees to Dominate Banking Committee Agenda

Nov. 6, 2020, 4:12 PM

Nominations for key financial regulatory positions are likely to dominate the Senate Banking panel’s 2021 agenda with Joe Biden on track to win the presidency, although how smooth that process goes will depend on who holds the gavel.

The Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will likely focus on who Biden chooses to lead agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the early days of the new administration.

Those agency heads will hold great sway over the administration’s financial regulatory policy.

“A lot of these ...

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