THE WEEK IN BRIEF | Tuesday 5/31 BIS financial stability and stress testing in Basel. OECD and WTO in Paris. | Wednesday 6/1  Fed issues Beige Book. | Thursday 6/2 INVESTORS Mortgage Securitization Council meets| Saturday 6/4 Tiananmen Square commemoration in Hong Kong. | Please see below for details on these & other events.
31 May 2016
Week InAdvance
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all times ET unless noted

Thursday, Jun 2
INVESTORS Mortgage Securitization Council Meeting
3 - 3:30 pm
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Matthew Jones
Staff Director
(202) 712-9050
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Last Wednesday of every month
INVESTORS Monthly Members Meeting
4:30 - 5 pm
Brief updates from all Council chairs.
All INVESTORS members are invited to listen in.

3rd Wednesday of every month
CMBS Council monthly meeting
3 - 3:30 pm

1st Thursday of every month
Mortgage Securitization Council monthly meeting
3 - 3:30 pm

2nd Thursday of every month
Market Practices Council monthly meeting
11 - 11:30 am
at the agencies
Wednesday, Jun 1
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Risk-Sharing Mechanisms to discuss the elements needed to support and encourage a robust private market for terrorism risk insurance and reinsurance, examine a comparison of international terrorism risk insurance programs, and outline next steps the Committee will take to fulfill the goals and purpose outlined in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization.

Thursday, Jun 2
The CFPB is expected to release a proposal regulating the payday lending industry in advance of a hearing in Kansas City, Mo.  The field hearing will feature remarks by CFPB Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives and members of the public.

Thursday, Jun 2
SEC Chair Mary Jo White will give opening remarks at the 17th annual meeting of the SEC Historical Society.  The historical society also will have a conversation with former SEC Chairman Richard Breeden, who headed the agency from 1989 to 1993.

Friday, Jun 3
Open meeting & webcast to consider an  Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Capital Requirements for Supervised Institutions Significantly Engaged in Insurance Activities and a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Apply Enhanced Prudential Standards for Systemically Important Insurance Companies.
on the hill
Senate & House not in session.
across the globe
Tuesday, May 31
LONDON, England
European Banking Authority seminar on synthetic securitization and financial guarantees.

Tuesday, May 31 -
Wednesday, Jun 1
PARIS, France
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum 2016. Members of civil society, business, trade unions, academia, parliaments, and media debate the  most pressing economic and social challenges facing our world.

Tuesday, May 31 -
Thursday, Jun 2
BASEL, Switzerland
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Financial Stability Institute (FSI) conducts financial stability and stress testing.

Wednesday, Jun 1
PARIS, France
More than two dozen trade ministers will discuss ways to advance the World Trade Organization's negotiating agenda and evaluate a separate effort to conclude a cross-border services accord in 2016.

Saturday, Jun 4
The world's biggest commemoration of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre amid rising tensions over China's growing political and economic control of the former British colony. While the killing of hundreds of unarmed protesters by the People's Liberation Army remains absent from mainland history books, the event remains a potent symbol in Hong Kong.
other events
Wednesday, Jun 1 -
Thursday, Jun 2
The U.S. hosts the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco, drawing energy ministers from 20 countries. This is a follow-up to the climate change talks last December in Paris. Ernest Moniz, U.S. energy secretary, will attend.

Thursday, Jun 2
SIFMA Prudential Regulation Conference. Speakers include Thomas J. Curry, comptroller of the currency; Nellie Liang, director of the Fed's Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research, and Fed Governor Jerome Powell.

Friday, Jun 3
New York City Bar's "Hot Topics in SEC Enforcement: The SEC Gets Tougher." Andrew Calamari, director of the SEC's New York regional office, will give the afternoon keynote address, which will focus on enforcement development and priorities.

At the Council on Foreign Relations forum and webcast "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy," Fed Governor and former Treasury undersecretary Lael Brainard will discuss the economic outlook of the U.S.  and the monetary policies of the Federal Reserve.