Subcommittee to Assess Market Structure and Impact on Innovation, Competition and Quality

Press Release

By:  Scott Garrett
Date: June 19, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

Financial Services subcommittee hearing on Wednesday will examine the U.S. equity markets and how the current market structure impacts smaller issuers.

"Ensuring we have the deepest, most vibrant capital markets in the world is my top priority as Chairman of the Capital Markets Subcommittee. I'm looking forward to hosting a wide swath of market participants to examine ways we can increase competition, foster innovation and facilitate greater access to capital so American businesses can grow our economy and create American jobs," said Rep. Scott Garrett.

During the hearing, the Subcommittee will also review draft legislation, the "Liquidity Enhancement for Small Public Companies Act," designed to increase liquidity to smaller issuers and help smaller companies to go public.

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