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Public Remarks and Testimony Delivered by Michael S. Barr,

January 2009 – November 2010


Remarks on "Reforming the Global Financial System" at the Financial Times Global Finance Forum, December 2, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg986.aspx.


Remarks on “New Insights and Advances in Financial Literacy: Translation, Dissemination, Change” at the Financial Literacy Research Consortium, November 18, 2010.

Remarks on Financial Reform at the Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee, November 5, 2010.

Hill Briefing on “Tapping Tax Time” at the Aspen Institute, September 23, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg871.aspx.

Remarks at the CFED Asset Learning Conference, September 22, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg868.aspx.

Remarks on the “Next Steps on Financial Reform: Implementing the Dodd-Frank Act to End Too Big To Fail” at the Chicago Club, August 10, 2010.

Remarks on “The Path Forward for the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act” at the Charlotte, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, August 4, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg812.aspx.

Remarks to the Independent Community Bankers of America, April 26, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg662.aspx.

Remarks to the Mortgage Bankers Association, April 13, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg662.aspx.

Remarks to the National Council of State Housing Agencies, March 8, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg578.aspx.  

Remarks to the Credit Union National Association, February 23, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg559.aspx.

Luncheon Keynote Remarks on New Markets at the Tax Credit Coalition 8th Annual Conference, December 9, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg435.aspx.

Remarks on “The Consumer in the Financial Services Revolution” at the Consumer Federation of America’s 21st Annual Conference, December 3, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg428.aspx.

Remarks to ALI-ABA Conference on Life Insurance, November 5, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg356.aspx.

Remarks to the National Economists Club, October 1, 2009, https://ustreas.gov/press/releases/tg306.htm.

Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Michael Barr on Regulatory Reform to the Exchequer Club, July 15, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg213.aspx.


Testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprise, Hearing on “The Future of Housing Finance: A Progress Update on the GSEs,” September 15, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg854.aspx.

Testimony before the on Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, Hearing on “The Federal Government’s Role in Empowering Americans to Make Informed Financial Decisions,” July 15, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg776.aspx.

Testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, Hearing on “Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs): Their Unique Role and Challenges Serving Lower-Income, Underserved and Minority Communities,” March 9, 2010, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg579.aspx.

Testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Hearing on “Too Big to Fail – The Role for Bankruptcy and Antitrust Law in Financial Regulation Reform,” October 22, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg327.aspx.

Testimony before the House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity on Stabilizing the Housing Market, Hearing on the “Progress of the Making Home Affordable Program: What Are the Outcomes for Homeowners and What Are the Obstacles to Success?,” September 9, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg280.aspx.  

Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearing on “Examining Proposals to Enhance the Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies.” August 5, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg258.aspx.

Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Hearing on “Creating a Consumer Financial Protection Agency: A Cornerstone of America’s New Economic Foundation.” July 14, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg208.aspx.

Testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Hearing on “The Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency: Implications for Consumers and the FTC,” July 8, 2009, http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg199.aspx 

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