Week InAdvance | Mon Sep 18 BIS Financial Stability Institute conference in Basel. Mark Carney at the IMF. CFTC chair, staff at swaps policy event in DC. ABS East in Miami Beach. EU-U.S. data privacy review in DC. | Tue Sep 18 Senate Finance business tax hearing. UN General Debate opens. | Wed Sep 20 IOSCO risk committee in Toronto. FOMC rate decision. | Thu Sep 21 MSRB EMMA webinar. | Fri Sep 22 FSOC closed meeting on nonbank SIFIs. September equinox.
Mon Sep 18, 2017
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Tuesday, Sep 26
INVESTORS Mortgage Securitization Council Telecon
3 - 3:30 am EDT
(originally scheduled for Sep 19)
for more info on INVESTORS Councils
Matthew Jones,  staff director 
mjones@association.institutionalINVESTORS.org
(202) 712-9050
at the agencies

Tuesday, Sep 19
FEDERAL RESERVE
Closed board meeting to discuss monetary policy issues.

Tuesday, Sep 18
MUNICIPAL SECURITIES RULEMAKING BOARD
Municipal Securities Market Education Forum. Congressional staff members hear from a panel of Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board experts regarding municipal market fundamentals, the legal and regulatory framework for issuing and trading municipal securities and the primary and secondary markets."

Tuesday, Sep 19 -
Wednesday, Sep 20
FEDERAL RESERVE
The Fed's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets, and is  widely expected to announce a strategy to unwind its $4.2tn portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities. Its decision on whether to raise interest rates at 2 pm EDT. Fed  chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference at 2:30 pm EDT.

Thursday, Sep 21
MUNICIPAL SECURITIES RULEMAKING BOARD
EMMA webinar to explore market-wide statistics. MSRB staff will demonstrate the functionality of the newly expanded set of municipal market statistics, which now includes the top 20 most actively traded securities and most active issuers by par amount or number of trades, as well as a state-by-state view of trading activity. Register here.

Friday, Sep 22
TREASURY DEPARTMENT
Closed meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Preliminary agenda includes an update on the annual reevaluation of the designation of a nonbank financial company and consideration of the FSOC's 2018 budget.
on the hill

House on recess, short week for Senate for Rosh Hashana.

Tuesday, Sep 19
SENATE FINANCE
Hearing on business tax reform. Witnesses include Scott Hodge, president of the Washington-based Tax Foundation; Donald Marron, a fellow of the Urban Institute and Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center; Troy Lewis, a former chair of the Tax Executive Committee, American Institute of CPAs; and Jeffrey DeBoer, president and CEO of the Real Estate Roundtable.
across the globe

Monday, Sep 18
BASEL, Switzerland
Bank for International Settlements' Financial Stability Institute conference.

Monday, Sep 18
SYDNEY, Australia
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) will host a regulatory technology showcase event for regulators and industry to stimulate engagement, explore the opportunities and barriers to regtech deployment and identify potential areas for collaboration.

Monday, Sep 18 -
Tuesday, Sep 19
BASEL, Switzerland
Bank for International Settlements conference on supervisory policy implementation in the current macro-financial environment - "a cross-sectoral journey."

Wednesday, Sep 20 -
Thursday, Sep 21
TORONTO, Canada
IOSCO's Committee on Emerging Risks.

Thursday, Sep 21
PARIS, France
The OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) publishes its Interim Economic Outlook.

Friday, Sep 22
The September equinox occurs at 4:02 pm EDT. The sun will shine directly on the equator and there will be nearly equal amounts of day and night throughout the world. This is the first day of fall (autumnal equinox) in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of spring (vernal equinox) in the Southern Hemisphere.

Saturday, Sep 23 -
Wednesday, Sep 27
OTTAWA, Canada
The third round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begins after the second round concluded in Mexico City with a cooperative tone, but not much real progress.
other events

Monday, Sep 18
WASHINGTON DC 
Mark Carney, Bank of England governor, and chair of the Financial Stability Board, is the latest central-bank luminary to deliver the annual Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture to the International Monetary Fund, followed by a conversation with IMF managing director Christine Lagarde.

Monday, Sep 18
WASHINGTON DC
Regulatory officials from both sides of the Atlantic will focus on whether the U.S. has upheld privacy obligations at the first annual review of the EU-U.S. data transfer mechanism.

Monday, Sep 18
WASHINGTON DC
CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo will deliver the keynote address to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's conference on U.S. pubic policy and the impact on derivatives and risk management. Other CFTC participants include Amir Zaidi, director of the Division of Market Oversight, Rich Danker, an adviser to Giancarlo, and Charlie Thornton, director of the Office of Legislative Affairs.

Monday, Sep 18 -
Tuesday, Sep 19
NEW YORK CITY
The inaugural World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit will bring more than 500 global leaders from government, business and civil society to scale  up solutions and accelerate the deployment of technological innovations in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris climate agreement.

Monday, Sep 18 -
Tuesday, Sep 19
MIAMI BEACH, Florida
One of the biggest annual Wall Street securitization conferences, ABS East, goes on as planned, a week after Hurricane Irma pounded the state of Florida. Former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough gives a keynote speech on artificial intelligence.

Monday, Sep 18 -
Sunday, Sep 24
NEW YORK CITY
Climate Week NYC takes place alongside the UN General Assembly and brings together leaders from business and government to showcase the unstoppable momentum of global climate action.

Monday, Sep 18 -
Monday, Sep 25
NEW YORK CITY
The 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly enters its second week at the world body's headquarters with  the General Debate opening Tuesday.

Wednesday, Sep 20
NEW YORK CITY
Bloomberg Global Business Forum. Speakers include Mike Bloomberg, Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, World Bank's Jim Kim, IMF's Christine Lagarde, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Dutch PM Mark Rutte, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni, Alibaba's Jack Ma, and BlackRock's Laurence Fink.
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