Week inAdvance
Monday | Oct 28, 2019
Mon Oct 28 China’s ruling Communist Party holds plenum. | Tue Oct 29 IOSCO monitoring board in Madrid. | Wed Oct 30 FOMC rate decision. Basel Committee meets. | Thu Oct 31 ASEAN in Bangkok. | Sunday, Nov 3 Global Future Councils in Dubai.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
please join us
Wednesday, Oct 30
INVESTORS cyber security industry update
11 - 11:30 am

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
save the date
Thursday, Feb 6
INVESTORS mortgage securitization industry update: The latest news from Fannie, Freddie & the FHFA at 3 pm.

Once a year we ask folks from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHFA to give an update on GSE reform, UMBS exchanges, etc., followed by a Q&A session.

Prior to the call we will send an agenda and any supporting documents.

for more info:
Matthew Jones, executive director
(202) 712-9050
at the agencies
Tuesday, Oct 29 -
Wednesday, Oct 30
Two-day FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting. Interest rate decision on Wednesday at 2 pm, followed by a news conference held by Fed Chair Jay Powell. Fed policy makers are expected to announce a further quarter percentage point rate cut, shortly after U.S. growth data likely to show another quarterly slowdown are released.
on the hill
Tuesday, Oct 29
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on financial services and the LGBTQ+ community to review discrimination in lending and housing.

Wednesday, Oct 30
Hearing on domestic threats from global terrorism. Testimony from Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, who is leaving his post; FBI Director Christopher Wray; and Russell Travers, acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center.

Wednesday, Oct 30
Hearing on achieving the vision of the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990.
across the globe
Monday, Oct 28
Thursday, Oct 31
China’s ruling Communist Party holds its most important gathering of the year. The plenum – a full meeting of the Communist Party’s Central Committee – is a venue to pass decisions on major topics and involves more than 200 party leaders from the government, military and state-owned enterprises. The committee will discuss key issues related to maintaining and improving China’s socialist system and national governance.

Tuesday, Oct 29
IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions) Monitoring Board.

Tuesday, Oct 29
PARIS, France
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) 6th Forum on Green Finance and Investment.

Tuesday Oct 29 -
Thursday, Oct 31
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
The Future Investment Initiative, an international platform for debate between global leaders, investors and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will attend.

Wednesday, Oct 30 -
Thursday, Oct 31
BASEL, Switzerland
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will release a statement following its October meeting.

Thursday, Oct 31 -
Monday, Nov 4
BANGKOK, Thailand
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathers for a summit. Leaders from China, India, Japan and South Korea are expected to participate.

Sunday, Nov 3 -
Monday, Nov 4
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
The annual meeting of the Global Future Councils , sponsored by the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Future Councils, brings together more than 600 members from academia, business, government, and civil society to promote forward-looking thought leadership and innovative thinking to address global, regional and geopolitical issues, as well as emerging or cross-cutting topics related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
other events
Tuesday, Oct 29
DURHAM, North Carolina
Duke Law School's Global Financial Markets Center event to discuss the impact of climate change on financial stability. Participants include Commodity Futures Trading Commission Commissioner Rostin Behnam, and former Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin.

Tuesday Oct 29 -
Thursday, Oct 31
CHICAGO, Illinois
FIA Expo 2019, the 35th annual futures and options expo. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Heath P. Tarbert will deliver a keynote address.
220 x 128 px