Week InAdvance | Mon Oct 1 IOSCO World Investor Week. | Tue Oct 2 Bank relief hearing. | Wed Oct 3 CFTC fintech forum. | Thu Oct 4 G20 B20 Summit. | Fri Oct 5 CFTC TAC meeting
Monday | Oct 1, 2018
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please join us

Thursday, Oct 4
Market Practices Council Telecon
11 - 11:30 am EDT

Come when you can, leave when you have to, take your calls.



for more info
Matthew Jones, staff director 
mjones@association.institutionalINVESTORS.org
(202) 712-9050
at the agencies

Wednesday, Oct 3 -
Thursday, Oct 4
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
FinTech Forward 2018 - the CFTC's first LabCFTC and Office of Customer Education and Outreach conference - will convene domestic and international financial regulators, fintech innovators and experts to examine fintech topics, including:
  • Key emerging technology trends and developments
  • Regulating crypto asset markets
  • Evolving tokenization
  • Safeguarding digital assets
  • Combatting fraud
  • 21st century regulatory approaches and frameworks
  • Global education efforts
  • The future of regtech, compliance, and oversight
  • AI's market intelligence, impact and transformative potential
Friday, Oct 5
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Public meeting of the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee to hear presentations from select TAC subcommittees (potentially including the Automated and Modern Trading Markets, Distributed Ledger Technology and Market Infrastructure, and Virtual Currencies subcommittees) and discuss how RegTech is opening up the possibility of machine readable and executable regulatory rulebooks (i.e., Robo Rulebooks), as well as the potential role for regulators to facilitate RegTech.
on the hill

House on recess. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced  that no floor votes are expected in October and the chamber will return Nov. 13.

Tuesday, Oct 2
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing with federal regulators on bank deregulation, and a new bank relief law which allows "liquid and readily-marketable" investment-grade munis to be treated as assets that can help meet regulators' liquidity demands. Witnesses include Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chair Jelena McWilliams, and National Credit Union Administration Chair Mark McWatters.

Wednesday, Oct 3
SENATE JUDICIARY
Hearing on big bank bankruptcy ten years after 
the collapse of Lehman Brothers at the outset of the 2008 housing and financial crisis.

Thursday, Oct 4
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Hearing  to get regulator and law enforcement perspectives on overhauling ways to combat money laundering and illicit finance. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director Kenneth A. Blanco, FBI Financial Crimes Section Chief Steven D'Antuono and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance And Community Affairs Grovetta Gardineer will testify.
across the globe

Monday, Oct 1
Tuesday, Oct 2
LUXEMBOURG
Euro-area finance ministers discuss ways to shore up the currency. 

Monday, Oct 1 -
Wednesday, Oct 3
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
G20 Women 20 Summit.

Monday, Oct 1 -
Sunday, Oct 7
CHINA
Financial markets are closed for national holidays.

Monday, Oct 1 -
Sunday, Oct 7
IN PARTICIPATING JURISDICTIONS (see map)
IOSCO's 2nd annual World Investor Week involves a week of activities carried out by participating IOSCO member jurisdictions to promote  investor education and protection and highlight the various initiatives of securities regulators in those two areas around the globe.

Tuesday, Oct 2
GENEVA, Switzerland
WTO (World Trade Organization) 2018 Public Forum.

Tuesday, Oct 2 -
Thursday, Oct 4
STRASBOURG, France
European Commission and European Council address European Parliament plenary session.

Tuesday, Oct 2 -
Friday, Oct 5
THE HAGUE, Netherlands
Cyber Security Week.

Thursday, Oct 4
LUXEMBOURG
IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions) European Regional Committee.

Thursday, Oct 4 -
Friday, Oct 5
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
G20 B20 Summit.

Thursday, Oct 4 -
Friday, Oct 5
MOSCOW, Russia
OECD-Russia symposium on financial literacy will focus on innovative implementation approaches to deliver global progress on financial literacy.
other events

Monday, Oct 1
Tuesday, Oct 2
BOSTON, Massachusetts
Days 1 and 2 of  the National Association for Business Economics 60th Annual Meeting. On Monday, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on "U.S. Outlook/Monetary Policy." On Tuesday,  Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks on "A View from the FRB."

Tuesday, Oct 2
WASHINGTON DC
The Washington Post's annual cybersecurity summit - featuring government leaders, security experts, and technology industry executives to discuss urgent domestic and global cyber threats facing government, businesses, and individuals -  will feature conversations about the application of AI and deep learning technology in the cyber arena as well as a look at the most pressing threats including, foreign interference in American elections, critical infrastructure vulnerability, bot armies and misinformation campaigns.

Thursday, Oct 4
NEW YORK CITY
Annual ISDA (North American International Swaps and Derivatives Association) North American Conference. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce will give the keynote address.

Thursday, Oct 4
60-MINUTE WEBINAR
"The Latest on the SEC  Standards of Conduct Initiative" sponsored by Stradley-Ronon (fiduciary governance) from 11 am - 12 pm EDT will feature  industry leaders discussing the potential impact of the SEC's Best Interest Proposals on the fund industry. Topics will include:
  • Overview of the proposals, including Regulation Best Interest
  • Key themes in the comment letters
  • Impact on fund distributors, dealers and funds, including non-cash compensation and other distribution practices
  • Evolving process and future suitability concerns
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