House Sets Hearing for Jan. 5 to Assess Madoff Ponzi, Reform

The House Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a Full Committee Meeting for Monday, January 5, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., to hear testimony on “Assessing the Madoff Ponzi and the Need for Regulatory Reform.”  Witnesses will reportedly include H. David Kotz, SEC Inspector General; Stephen P. Harbeck, President, SIPC; Harry Markopolos, who tried for years to get the SEC to investigate Madoff; and several others.  Additional details are available on the Enforcement Action blog (click here).