Week inAdvance
Monday | Sep 13, 2021
Mon Sep 13 OPEC monthly oil report. | Tue Sep 14 UNGA 76. Apple event. U.S. CPI for August. | Wed Sep 15 CFTC’s energy & environmental panel. Basel Committee meets. | Thu Sep 16 FDIC to explore 'open banking'. | Fri Sep 17 Quadruple witching for markets.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
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Wednesday, Sep 15
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
4 - 4:15 pm

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at the agencies
Wednesday, Sep 15
COMMODITY FUTURES AND TRADING COMMISSION
Public meeting, via videoconference, of the CFTC’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee. On June 3, 2021, EEMAC met to discuss how the derivatives markets can facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, including the status of carbon reduction through cap-and-trade and other carbon trading market mechanisms. The discussion at the June 3rd meeting included a proposal to form an EEMAC subcommittee to provide a report to EEMAC on guiding principles for the design of the derivatives and underlying cash markets for environmental products, such as carbon allowances and offsets, that are used to address greenhouse gas emissions. At this meeting, EEMAC will further discuss this proposal and vote whether to recommend that the Commission approve the formation of a subcommittee.

Thursday, Sep 16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
The 4th in a series of webinars on Banking on Data: Great Possibilities, Great Responsibilities will explore policy and consumer impact perspectives on enabling “open banking” through APIs, national vs. state privacy laws, data ownership, and liability standards.

Friday, Sep 17
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
The FDA is scheduled to hear public arguments about whether or not to go ahead with booster shots of Pfizer’s vaccine.
on the hill
Tuesday, Sep 14
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing on oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Testimony from SEC Chair Gary Gensler.
across the globe
Monday, Sep 13
VIENNA, Austria
OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report, covering major issues affecting the world oil market and demand forecasts, will provide an outlook for the crude oil market for the next year. It includes an analysis of key issues likely to impact global oil demand, supply and market balance. The International Energy Agency’s Net Zero by 2050 pathway envisions a 75% drop in oil demand from 2019-50, posing a significant downside risk for national oil companies.

Tuesday, Sep 14 -
Thursday, Sep 16
LONDON, U.K. (virtual)
Third Annual Climate Risk Week Europe hosted by The Economist. SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee will participate in the opening keynote panel during day one. The panel will discuss expectations of regulators, how regulators can contribute to harmonization of climate risk data and disclosures, and what institutions can expect from the shift from voluntary to mandatory reporting.

Wednesday, Sep 15
BASEL, Switzerland
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision meets.

Wednesday, Sep 15
STRASBOURG, France
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen delivers the State of the EU speech at the European Parliament.

Wednesday, Sep 15
PARIS, France (virtual)
The 4th edition of the annual OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum will delve into recent developments and emerging challenges to take a balanced assessment of blockchain’s use and potential in supporting global markets and the rules and norms that underpin them.

Thursday, Sep 16 -
Friday, Sep 17
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia
Informal meeting of the EU trade policy committee.

Friday, Sep 17
ROME, Italy (virtual)
G20 4th Sustainable Finance Working Group meeting.
other events
Tuesday, Sep 14
CUPERTINO, California
Apple is planning its biggest product launch of the year when the company is set to virtually unveil its latest line of iPhones and other products ahead of a critical holiday season. With a tag line of California streaming, the virtual event is expected to reveal new handsets, watches with larger screens, revamped audio products, and new laptops.

Tuesday, Sep 14
The consumer price index – a closely watched measure of U.S. inflation – is forecast to show prices continued to rise at a solid pace in August. Economists and policy makers are in the midst of a heated debate on the path of inflation and its persistence, but for American consumers the rapid price gains have whittled away purchasing power.

Tuesday, Sep 14 -
Thursday, Sep 30
NEW YORK CITY
The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76).

Friday, Sep 17
Quadruple witching day for U.S. markets. When the quarterly expiration of futures and options on indexes and stocks occurs on the same day, surging volatility and trading can follow.
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