Treasury Committee press notice no.33

26 March 2008: For Immediate Release


Financial Stability and Transparency

Hearing with Sir Callum McCarthy, Chairman, FSA and Hector Sants, Chief Executive, FSA
The Treasury Committee will take evidence from the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Financial Services Authority, as part of its ongoing work under the theme Financial Stability and Transparency, as follows: 

Tuesday 6 May 2008, at 9.45 am in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House


Sir Callum McCarthy, Chairman, Financial Services Authority

Mr Hector Sants, Chief Executive, Financial Services Authority


The hearing will cover topics relating to Financial Stability and Transparency, including:

• Lessons learnt by the Financial Services Authority from its regulation of Northern Rock;

• The regulation of Northern Rock as a public sector entity;

• Potential reforms to banking regulation;

• Market abuse.

Those wishing to attend the meeting should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office on 020 7219 4272 on the day before the hearing.