Week inAdvance
Monday | Oct 12, 2020
Mon Oct 12 IMF and World Bank annual meetings. Bond markets closed in the U.S. Canadian stock and bond markets closed. | Tue Oct 13 IMF releases its World Economic Outlook. | Wed Oct 14 G20 finmins & central bank governors meet virtually. | Thu Oct 15 EU summit. | Fri Oct 16 CFTC energy panel meets on ESG factors.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
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Thursday, Sep 15
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11:30 - noon

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
at the agencies
Wednesday, Oct 14
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Meeting of the FDIC Advisory Committee of State Regulators.

Thursday, Oct 15
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting held virtually to consider three final rules:
  • Margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers and major swap participants (Phase VI compliance date extension)
  • Exemption from registration for certain foreign intermediaries
  • Position limits for derivatives

Friday, Oct 16
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Public meeting of the CFTC's Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) to hear remarks on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors within the energy and environmental markets. See the complete agenda here.
on the hill
No hearings of note.
across the globe
Monday, Oct 12
Tuesday, Oct 13
STRASBOURG, France

Monday, Oct 12 -
Wednesday, Oct 14
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
G20 5th Finance and Central Bank Deputies virtual meeting on Monday and Tuesday. G20 4th Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors virtual meeting on Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct 13
GENEVA, Switzerland
UN Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Global Roundtable, a global agenda-setting event on sustainable finance. Decision-makers, experts, and thought leaders on a virtual event platform, will help shape approaches to integrating ESG issues and accelerating sustainable banking, insurance and investment.

Tuesday, Oct 13
GENEVA, Switzerland
Formal meeting of the World Trade Organization's General Council.

Wednesday, Oct 14
BASEL, Switzerland
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Informal Suptech Network (ISN) series of webinars and publication of a Financial Stability Board (FSB) suptech/regtech stocktake.

Thursday, Oct 15
BRUSSELS, Belgium
EU leaders meet for a two-day summit. They’re due to discuss Brexit, climate change, Covid-19, and relations with Africa.
other events
Monday, Oct 12
Thursday, Oct 15
WASHINGTON DC
International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group 2020 annual meetings, to be held virtually, will include meetings of the Development Committee, the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the Group of Ten, the Group of Twenty-Four, and various other constituencies. Participants include Kristalina Georgieva (IMF managing director), David Malpass (president of the World Bank Group), Christine Lagarde (European Central Bank president), and Mark Carney (former governor of the Bank of England). The IMF World Economic Outlook will be published on Tuesday.

Monday, Oct 12 -
Friday, Oct 16
WASHINGTON DC
Institute of International Finance (IIF) annual membership meeting, to be held virtually, will focus on some of the most critical issues facing the financial industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The program will include the IIF's hallmark Views from the C-Suite series along with discussions on sustainable finance, digital finance and innovation, the global regulatory outlook, and the economic outlook in developed and emerging markets. 

Wednesday, Oct 14
WASHINGTON DC
Randal Quarles, Federal Reserve vice chair for supervision, and chair of the Financial Stability Board, will speak on financial regulation at the Hoover Institute Monetary Policy Virtual Series (via livestream).

Friday, Oct 16
Economists expect U.S. retail sales for September to keep up the pace of August. Sales are now higher than they were before the pandemic, though services spending still lags.
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