NU Online News Service, Feb. 21, 5:06 p.m. – U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has scheduled two hearings for next week that deal with issues related to the collapse of Enron Corp., Houston.

One hearing, on accounting and investor protection issues, is set for for 10 a.m. Feb. 26. The witness list includes three former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chief accountants and Dennis Beresford, chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, Conn.

The committee has not yet released the witnesses’ written testimony or Webcast information, but it will post that information at http://banking.senate.gov/02_02hrg/022602/index.htm

The second hearing, on corporate governance, is set for 10 a.m. Feb. 27. The witness list for that hearing includes John Biggs, chairman of the Teachers’ Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund, New York.

Information on that hearing will be posted at http://banking.senate.gov/02_02hrg/022702/index.htm