Week inAdvance
Monday | Dec 9, 2019
Mon Dec 9 UN climate talks continue. | Tue Dec 10 CFTC considers proposed & final rules. | Wed Dec 11 CFTC's MRAC meeting. FOMC rate decision. | Thu Dec 12 BIS-CGFS workshop in Basel.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
please join us
Wednesday, Dec 11
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
3 - 3:15 pm

Thursday, Dec 12
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11:30 am - noon

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.

for more info:
Matthew Jones, executive director
mjones@association.institutionalINVESTORS.org
(202) 712-9050
at the agencies
Tuesday, Dec 10
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting to consider:
  • Proposed rule: Capital requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants – reopening the comment period and requesting additional comment
  • Proposed rule: Amendments to the swap clearing requirement exemption for inter-affiliate swaps
  • Proposed rule: Settlements in administrative and civil proceedings
  • Final rule: Amendments to Part 13 of the CTFC's regulations (public rulemaking procedures)

Wednesday, Dec 11
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting of the CFTC's Market Risk Advisory Committee. MRAC will receive status reports from its committees: Climate-related Market Risk; CCP Risk and Governance; Market Structure; and Interest Rate Benchmark Reform. MRAC will also discuss the transition from the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (Libor) to alternative risk-free reference rates (RFRs), including the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) recent consultation on the final parameters for the spread and term adjustments that will apply to RFRs if derivatives fallbacks are triggered. See the full agenda  here .

Wednesday, Dec 11
FEDERAL RESERVE
After a two-day meeting, the Fed will announce the FOMC's (Federal Open Market Committee) monthly interest rate decision. They are expected to hold rates steady. Fed officials cut rates three times in 2019 but signaled they won’t make another move until the economy shows a "material" change. FOMC rate decision at 2 pm. Fed Chair Jerome Powell holds post FOMC meeting news conference at 2:30 pm.

Thursday, Dec 12
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
The FDIC is preparing to propose long-awaited modernization of Community Reinvestment Act regulations.
on the hill
Tuesday, Dec 10
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing on oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission. SEC Chair Jay Clayton will testify.
across the globe
Monday, Dec 9 -
Wednesday, Dec 11
GENEVA, Switzerland
WTO (World Trade Organization) top delegates gather for the final general council meeting of the year.

Monday, Dec 9 -
Friday, Dec 13
MADRID, Spain
Annual UN climate talks continue.

Wednesday, Dec 11 -
Thursday, Dec 12
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates
BCBS-AMF (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision / Arab Monetary Fund): High-level meeting for Middle East and North Africa.

Thursda y, Dec 12
BASEL, Switzerland
4th joint BIS-CGFS (Bank for International Settlements / Committee on the Global Financial System) workshop on "Research on global financial stability: the use of BIS international banking and financial statistics."

Thursday, Dec 12
UNITED KINGDOM
The U.K. holds a general election under the long shadow of Brexit.

Thursday, Dec 12 -
Friday, Dec 13
BRUSSELS, Belgium
European Summit. Zeroing-out greenhouse gases by 2050 –  the centerpiece of the Green Deal pledged by incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen –  will be the biggest challenge the bloc’s leaders will confront.
other events
Tuesday, Dec 10
UNITED NATIONS

Thursday, Dec 12
NEW YORK CITY
FINRA New York Member Forum.
220 x 128 px