Week inAdvance
Monday | Apr 15, 2019
Mon Mar 15 Boston Marathon. The Supremes debate the trademark merits of a brand called "FUCT." | Wed Mar 17 Fed's Beige Book. | Thu Mar 18 U.S. bond market closes at 2pm. Canada bond market closes at 1pm | Fri Mar 19 U.S., Canada markets closed.
please join us
Wednesday, Apr 17
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
3 - 3:15 pm

Thursday, Apr 18
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11 - 11:15 am

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.

for more info:
Matthew Jones, executive director
(202) 712-9050
at the agencies
Monday, Apr 15
Public meeting of the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) to hear presentations on how regulators are fulfilling the 2009 G20 directive regarding the OTC derivatives market. Specifically, the GMAC will examine the status of the four key pillars of the original G20 directive:
  • trading on exchanges or electronic trading platforms
  • clearing through central counterparties
  • margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
  • data reporting to trade repositories

Monday, Apr 15
Open meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee. Agenda includes updates and presentations from the FIMSAC subcommittees and a discussion on the transition away from LIBOR. See complete agenda here .

Wednesday, Apr 17
Public meeting of the CFTC's Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC) will focus on the following three topics:
  • derivatives markets’ responses to physical markets’ developments;
  • exchange-traded energy derivatives markets; and
  • the availability of clearing and other services in the energy derivatives markets.
See complete agenda here .

Wednesday, Apr 17
Fed issues the Beige Book of economic condition.
on the hill
House, Senate in recess until April 29.
across the globe
Wednesday, Apr 17
PARIS, France
Network for Greening the Financial System conference. 
other events
Monday, Apr 15
BOSTON, Massachusetts
The 123nd running of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual 26.2-mile foot race. Rain’s in the forecast, which could make for an even more challenging day.

Monday, Apr 15
The F-word and other expletives will be the focus when the nine Supreme Court justices hear arguments in a free-speech case brought by a Los Angeles-based clothing designer, whose streetwear brand “FUCT”  —  which sounds like, but is spelled differently than, a profanity  —  was denied a trademark by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Friday, Apr 19
Easter/Good Friday holiday in countries including the U.K., France and Germany. The U.S. federal government is open.
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