Week inAdvance
Monday | Feb 22, 2021
Mon Feb 22 Janet Yellen speaks in NYC on regulating financial markets. | Tue Feb 23 CFTC market risk panel meets. Powell in the Senate. | Wed Feb 24 Powell in the House. | Thu Feb 25 Sustainable investment in the House. EU leaders summit. | Fri Feb 26 G20 finmins, central bankers meet.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
please join us
Thursday, Feb 25
INVESTORS ESGaction Council
GOODworkplace initiative telecon
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
at the agencies
Tuesday, Feb 23
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open virtual meeting of the Market Risk Advisory Committee to receive reports from its subcommittees:
  • Climate-Related Market Risk,
  • CCP Risk and Governance,
  • Market Structure, and
  • Interest Rate Benchmark Reform.
The meeting will also include a discussion regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in the derivatives industry as well as other related financial markets. See the complete agenda here.

Wednesday, Feb 24
MUNICIPAL SECURITIES RULEMAKING BOARD
Free educational webinar about the MSRB's initiative to review the entire body of interpretive guidance in the MSRB Rule Book. Attendees will learn about:
  • The purpose of the interpretive guidance retrospective review,
  • The multi-year approach to the review, and 
  • Opportunities for stakeholder engagement to inform the review. 
Register here.

Thursday, Feb 25
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA
The Fed's Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles will discuss stress tests at a virtual banking conference.
on the hill
Tuesday, Feb 23
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivers the central bank’s semi-annual monetary policy report. Watch live.

Tuesday, Feb 23
SENATE FINANCE
Confirmation hearing for deputy Treasury secretary, Wally Aedyemo. If confirmed, Adeyemo will oversee a top-to-bottom review of the agency’s sanctions operations, including an evaluation of current programs, staffing and budgets.

Wednesday, Feb 24
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivers the central bank’s semi-annual monetary policy report. Watch live.

Thursday, Feb 25
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets hearing on climate change, the capital markets, and sustainable investment.

Thursday, Feb 25
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy hearing on domestic terrorist financing in the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol.

Thursday, Feb 25
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing on the coronavirus crisis and next steps for rebuilding Main Street.
across the globe
Tuesday, Feb 23
BRUSSELS, Belgium
EU European Affairs ministers meet to discuss relations with the U.K. EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will speak on digital regulations at the European Parliament.

Tuesday, Feb 23
PARIS, France
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) publication launch for 'Ending the Shell Game: Cracking Down on the Professionals Who Enable Tax and White Collar Crimes.'

Wednesday, Feb 24 -
Friday, Feb 26
PARIS, France

Thursday, Feb 25
COLOGNY, Switzerland
The World Economic Forum's Mission Possible Partnership and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark will host a virtual event on net-zero transition in heavy industries. The event will engage CEO-representatives of 13 Danish Climate Partnerships, as well as, leaders from government, industry, international organizations, and civil society, to accelerate public-private cooperation for net-zero industry action. See the full program here.

Thursday, Feb 25 -
Friday, Feb 26
BRUSSELS, Belgium
EU leaders will hold a video summit. They’ll discuss travel restrictions and a plan for vaccines against Covid mutations.

Friday, Feb 26
ROME, Italy
Group of 20 finance ministers and central banks governors will meet virtually. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will be among the attendees.
other events
Monday, Feb 22 -
Tuesday, Feb 23
NEW YORK CITY
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will be one of the speakers at the New York Times DealBook conference. She’ll discuss rebooting the economy and regulating financial markets.

Thursday, Feb 25
NEW YORK CITY
Bloomberg Live hosts a virtual event — the Bloomberg Crypto Summit.

Friday, Feb 26
U.S. personal income and spending data will get a boost from the pandemic relief package passed in December, with personal incomes poised to surge 9% or more in January from the prior month.
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