Week inAdvance
Monday | Mar 4, 2019
Mon Mar 4 Carnival in Rio. | Tue Mar 5 NPC opens in Beijing. | Wed Mar 6 FSOC meets at Treasury. | Thu Mar 7 CFTC considers uncleared swaps. | Fri Mar 8 International Women's Day.
at the agencies
Wednesday, Mar 6
FINANCIAL STABILITY OVERSIGHT COUNCIL
Open and closed sessions at the Treasury Department. Preliminary agenda for the open session includes proposed amendments to FSOC's interpretive guidance on nonbank financial company designations. Preliminary agenda for the closed session includes a discussion regarding U.S. nonfinancial corporate credit and proposed amendments to FSOC's interpretive guidance on nonbank financial company designations.

Wednesday, Mar 6
FEDERAL RESERVE
Fed issues the Beige Book of economic condition.

Thursday, Mar 7
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting to consider:
  • Amendment to the comparability determination for Japan: margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers and major swap participants;
  • Comparability determination for Australia: margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers and major swap participants;
  • NFA (National Futures Association) proposal to amend certain NFA compliance rules and interpretive notices to incorporate swaps;
  • Notice of revised registration Form 7-R;
  • Final rule amending regulations on segregation of assets held as collateral in uncleared swap transactions; and
  • System of records notices for CFTC Privacy Act Systems CFTC-12 (NFA applications suite), CFTC-45 (comments online), and CFTC-53 (contact lists).

Thursday, Mar 7
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
Meeting of the Treasury Market Practices Group.
on the hill
Thursday, Mar 7
SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE, & TRANSPORTATION
Subcommittee on Security to examine the implications of China’s harmful practices in the marketplace and cybersecurity threats.
across the globe
Monday, Mar 4 -
Tuesday, Mar 5
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil
Carnival 2019, a n ational holiday in Brazil and other South American countries.

Tuesday, Mar 5
BASEL, Switzerland
Bank for International Settlements issues quarterly review.

Tuesday, Mar 5 -
Thursday, Mar 7
LONDON, U.K.
EBA (European Banking Authority) Basel III and CRD/CRR (Capital Requirements Directives / Capital Requirements Regulation) latest updates and implementation.

Tuesday, Mar 5 -
Friday, Mar 15
BEIJING, China
The annual National People's Congress. Premier Li Keqiang will announce an economic growth target. The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference runs concurrently.

Wednesday, Mar 6
PARIS, France
The OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) releases its interim economic outlook.

Friday, Mar 8
OSLO, Norway
International Women’s Day. Dating to 1909, the day was celebrated by the socialist movement until 1975, when it was adopted by the UN.
other events
Monday, Mar 4
NEW YORK CITY
Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae will host a second Single Security Conference. The Single Security Initiative will go live on June 3, 2019.
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