Week inAdvance
Monday | Nov 4, 2019
Mon Nov 4 SEC's FIMSAC to address fixed income markets issues . | Tue Nov 5 SEC considers new rules for proxy advisory firms amid corporate calls to rein them in. | Wed Nov 6 ECB forum on banking supervision. | Thu Nov 7 FSOC meets on nonbank financial company designations. | Fri Nov 8 SF Fed hosts conference on the economics of climate change.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
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Wednesday, Nov 13
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
3 - 3:15 pm

Thursday, Nov 14
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11:30 - 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
Monday, Nov 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) meets at the SEC’s New York Regional Office. Agenda includes fixed income markets issues such as rating agency compensation, index construction, LIBOR transition, and electronic trading. See the complete agenda here .
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Tuesday, Nov 5
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting to consider:
  • Proposed rule correcting amendment to CFTC Regulation 160.30 (privacy of consumer financial information).
  • Foreign Board of Trade (FBOT) applications of Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext Paris, and European Energy Exchange.
  • Other CFTC business.

Tuesday, Nov 5
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Open meeting to pursue a revamp of rules that could curtail the influence of proxy advisory firms, companies that investors pay to provide recommendations on how they should vote their stock on contentious topics like executive compensation and whether mergers should go through. The proposed rules could make it harder to get shareholder proposals on corporate ballots and crackdown on proxy advisers. See the complete agenda here .

Thursday, Nov 7
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Financial Stability Oversight Council closed session to consider proposed amendments to FSOC's interpretive guidance on nonbank financial company designations, FSOC's 2019 annual report, a discussion of the activities of cloud service providers, and a discussion of the current expected credit losses (CECL) accounting standard.

Thursday, Nov 7
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Energy and Environ mental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) public meeting will focus on:
  • The global energy transition: evolving standards impacting physical markets.
  • Exchange-traded environmental derivatives contracts.
  • The impact of the global energy transition on market participants’ use of the energy and environmental derivatives markets.
See the complete agenda here .

Thursday, Nov 7
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
The Investor Advisory Committee will hold two public panel discussions: one in the morning on whether investors use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data in investment/capital allocation decisions; and one in the afternoon on the SEC’s concept release on harmonization of securities offering exemptions. See the complete agenda here.

Friday, Nov 8
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO
Conference on Economics of Climate Change will bring together researchers from around the globe to discuss:
  • Quantifying the climate risk faced by households, firms, and the financial system.
  • Measuring the economic costs and consequences of climate change.
  • Accounting for the effects of climate change on financial asset prices.
  • Understanding the potential implications of climate change for monetary, supervisory, and trade policy.
on the hill
House on recess all week.

Tuesday, Nov 5
SENATE JUDICIARY
Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing  on how big tech leaves data exposed to criminals, China, and other “bad actors.”

Thursday, Nov 7
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing to examine bipartisan bills to promote affordable housing access and safety.
across the globe
Monday, Nov 4
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Day two of the annual meeting of the Global Future Councils. #gfc19

Monday, Nov 4
BANGKOK, Thailand
35th ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations ) Summit, U.S.-ASEAN, and related summits chaired by Thailand. Among the non-member attendees: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Tuesday, Nov 5 -
Saturday, Nov 10
SHANGHAI, China
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks on the opening day of the  China International Import Expo .

Wednesday, Nov 6
FRANKFURT, Germany
other events
Thursday, Nov 7
NEW YORK CITY
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