Week inAdvance
Monday | Oct 5, 2020
Mon Oct 5 SEC's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee webcast. IOSCO's World Investor Week. Nobel prizes. OECD green finance forum. | Tue Oct 6 IMF’s annual curtain raiser speech. | Wed Oct 7 FOMC minutes. CISA cybersecurity series continues. Draconids Meteor Shower. | Thu Oct 8 'SEC Speaks' in NYC. | Fri Oct 9 Canada bond markets close at 1pm for Thanksgiving holiday.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
please join us
Wednesday, Oct 7
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
4 - 4:15 pm

Thursday, Oct 8
INVESTORS annual membership meeting & meeting of the directors
Noon to 2 pm

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
at the agencies
Monday, Oct 5
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
The agenda for an open webcast meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee will include a potential recommendation concerning TRACE identification of electronic trades, subcommittee observations and lessons learned in the corporate bond market, the bond fund and ETF market, the technology and e-trading market, and the municipal securities market, as well as member observations of the fixed income markets. See the complete agenda here.

Tuesday, Oct 6
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open webcast meeting to consider the following matters:
  • Final rule: Amendments to compliance requirements for commodity pool operators on Form CPO-PQR.
  • Memorandum of Understanding: MOU between the CFTC and the Office of Financial Research regarding the sharing of data and information collected on Form CPO-PQR.

Wednesday, Sep 30
CYBERSECURITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY AGENCY
CISA’s 3rd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit webinar series continues. The theme this week: Diversity in Cybersecurity.

Wednesday, Oct 7
FEDERAL RESERVE
The minutes of the Sept. 15-16 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee could be especially fruitful for Fed watchers, beginning with details of the debate on conditions necessary to trigger a rate increase. The minutes may also reveal whether policy makers discussed increasing asset purchases, continuing to restrict bank dividends, and allowing higher inflation and lower unemployment than officials previously had tolerated.
on the hill
Wednesday, Oct 7
SENATE FINANCE
Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth hearing on the fiscal outlook. Witnesses include Gene L. Dodaro, U.S. comptroller general, United States Government Accountability Office; and Phillip Swagel, director of the Congressional Budget Office.
across the globe
Monday, Oct 5
EUROPEAN UNION
Brexit crunch time. Though the final formal round of talks is over, the British government expects trade negotiations to continue up to the EU summit in mid-October. The EU has started legal action against the U.K. over its Internal Market Bill, which continues its turbulent passage through Parliament.

Monday, Oct 5
STOCKHOLM, Sweden & OSLO, Norway
Nobel prizes for 2020 are announced. Prizes are awarded in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics (in Stockholm), and peace (in Oslo).

Monday, Oct 5 -
Sunday, Oct 11
MADRID, Spain
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) launches its fourth annual World Investor Week, a week-long global campaign to raise awareness of the importance of investor education and protection and highlight the various initiatives of securities regulators in these two critical areas.

Tuesday, Oct 6
TOKYO, Japan
Japan hosts a forum of the Quad group, seen as a democratic counter to China’s influence in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motigi, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, and India's Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will attend.

Tuesday, Oct 6 -
Friday, Oct 9
PARIS, France
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Forum on Green Finance and Investment will virtually convene leading actors across the green finance community to help catalyze and support the transition to a green, low-emissions, and climate-resilient global economy.

Wednesday, Oct 7
PARIS, France
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde and Governing Council Member Francois Villeroy deGalhau will speak at the Paris Europlace conference.

Thursday, Oct 8
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
G20 6th Exceptional International Financial Architecture Working Group virtual meeting.

Thursday, Oct 8
BRUSSELS, Belgium
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey, European Central Bank Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel, and Governing Council member Pablo Hernandez de Cos speak at the fifth annual Single Resolution Board conference.

Thursday, Oct 8
FRANKFURT, Germany
The European Central Bank publishes the account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council, held on Sept. 9-10.

Thursday, Oct 8 -
Friday, Oct 9
SRI LANKA
SEACEN – FSI (Financial Stability Institute) webcast conference and meeting of the Directors of Supervision.
other events
Tuesday, Oct 6
WASHINGTON DC
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva delivers the IMF’s annual curtain raiser speech, previewing key issues for the IMF/World Bank meetings next week.

Wednesday, Oct 7
The peak of the Draconids Meteor Shower, produced each year on this date by dust and debris left in the Solar System by Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. It’s uniquely convenient, the only display of “shooting stars” of the year to look its best right after sunset. Expect around 10 shooting stars per hour.

Wednesday, Oct 7
SAN FRANCISCO, California
SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) webinar to explore ESG integration across multiple classes.

Wednesday, Oct 7
NEW YORK CITY
New York Fed President John Williams moderates a webinar discussion with Henry Kissinger, hosted by the Economic Club of New York.

Wednesday, Oct 7 -
Thursday, Oct 8
WASHINGTON DC
The International Monetary Fund releases the analytical chapters of its World Economic Outlook: one on mitigating climate change, and one on the economic impact of the great lockdown.

Thursday, Oct 8 -
Friday, Oct 9
NEW YORK CITY
Chair Jay Clayton and other Securities and Exchange Commission officials appear at the Practising Law Institute's "SEC Speaks" event. The agenda will include the SEC's current initiatives and coming year's priorities.
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