Week InAdvanceMon Jul 24 IMF to release world econ update. | Tue Jul 25 Senate votes on nominees for Treasury and HUD. | Wed Jul 26 FOMC interest rate decision. | Thu Jul 27 SEC compliance outreach. Senate nomination hearings. | Fri Jul 28 FSOC closed session.
Mon Jul 24, 2017
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Tuesday, Jul 25
INVESTORS Mortgage Securitization Council Telecon
3 - 3:30 pm EDT
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Monday, Jul 24 -
Wednesday, Jul 26
OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY
The OCC's Office of Innovation will host office hours for national banks, federal savings associations, and financial technology (fintech) companies to discuss financial technology, new products or services, partnering with a bank or fintech company or other matters related to financial innovation at the OCC's district office in New York City.

Tuesday, Jul 25 -
Wednesday, Jul 26
FEDERAL RESERVE
The Fed's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets on interest rates. Releases its policy statement and interest rate decision on Wednesday at 2 pm EDT.

Wednesday, Jul 26 -
Thursday, Jul 27
MUNICIPAL SECURITIES RULEMAKING BOARD
The MSRB board will meet to discuss the upcoming municipal advisor professional qualification deadline, public and user feedback on its Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA┬«) website and other rulemaking and policy topics. Agenda here.

Thursday, Jul 27
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") will host a public "Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers" conference.  Agenda includes: opening remarks by Chairman Jay Clayton; a panel discussion with insights from SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar, Robert Cook, President and CEO of FINRA, and moderated by Peter Driscoll, Acting Director, OCIE; a panel discussion addressing certain broker-dealer hot topics, including anti-money laundering, conflicts of interest, recidivist and high risk brokers and dual registrants.

Friday, Jul 28
COMMERCE DEPARTMENT
Will issue its annual update of GDP dating back to 2014, to incorporate new source data.

Friday, Jul 28
TREASURY DEPARTMENT
Closed session of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). The preliminary agenda includes a discussion about the recommendations regarding the Volcker Rule in the Treasury Department's June 2017 report issued pursuant to Executive Order 13772, "Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System"; an update on the annual reevaluation of the designation of a nonbank financial company; and a discussion regarding the pending litigation brought by MetLife against FSOC.
on the hill

Tuesday, Jul 25
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Vote on nominees  Christopher Campbell to be assistant secretary for financial institutions at the Treasury Department and J. Paul Compton  to be HUD general counsel.

Tuesday, Jul 25
HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS
Subcommittee on Oversight hearing on the  IRS's record retention policies.

Wednesday, Jul 26
HOUSE AGRICULTURE
Hearing on r enegotiating NAFTA and opportunities for agriculture.

Thursday, Jul 27
SENATE AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION AND FORESTRY
Nomination hearing:  Rostin "Russ" Behnam (currently a lawyer on the CFTC's minority side),  Brian Quintenz (a former commodity pool executive), and  Dawn Stump (a consultant),  to be commissioners of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission. Behnam  would fill a Democratic seat, and Quintenz and Stump Republican ones.

Thursday, Jul 27
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Nomination hearing:  Joseph Otting, a former lieutenant of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's at OneWest Bank (to be Comptroller of the Currency); and  Randal Quarles, who served as a senior Treasury official in the George W. Bush administration (to sit on the Federal Reserve Board).
across the globe

Monday, Jul 24
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
The International Monetary Fund releases its World Economic Outlook update at 11:00 local time (July 23/11 pm EDT).

Thursday, Jul 27
BASEL, Switzerland
IAIS (International Association of Insurance Supervisors) Executive Committee.

Thursday, Jul 27 -
Friday, Jul 28
BEIJING, China
BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) meeting of national security advisors.
other events

Monday, Jul 24
WASHINGTON DC
Center for Global Development event "Global Economic Challenges: a Conversation with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. "

Wednesday, Jul 26 -
Thursday, Jul 27
NEW YORK CITY
IAIS (International Association of Insurance Supervisors) Systemic Risk Assessment Task Force.
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