Week inAdvance
Monday | Jun 15, 2020
Mon Jun 15 36th ASEAN summit. | Tue Jun 16 SEC muni conference. Fed chair in the House. | Wed Jun 17 Fed chair in the Senate. | Thu Jun 18 SEC small business forum. | Fri Jun 19 EU summit creates bullish hopes.

Governments are gradually easing their Covid-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions to revive economic growth while controlling the spread of the coronavirus. New Jersey residents can take driving tests again. Greece reopens its borders to visitors from China and 28 other countries. San Francisco residents can enjoy outdoor restaurant dining and send their kids to summer camp. Tokyo plans to lift all business restrictions. China will test vaccines on volunteers traveling overseas. And the English Premier League restarts, behind closed doors. 

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
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Wednesday, Jun 17
INVESTORS CMBS industry update
4 - 4:15 pm

Thursday, Jun 18
INVESTORS ESGaction GOODquestions call
10 - 10:30 am

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at the agencies
Tuesday, Jun 16
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
“Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Municipal Securities Disclosure Practices.” The conference is open to the public via live webcast. The conference will bring together a variety of municipal securities market participants, including issuers and investors, to discuss the state of secondary market disclosure in the municipal securities market, including Covid-19 related disclosure and potential opportunities for regulatory and industry improvement. Areas of focus will include voluntary disclosure practices of municipal issuers, buy-side perspectives of the state of secondary market disclosure, and emerging issues and trends in the municipal securities market and their potential impact on secondary market disclosure practices. See the full agenda here .

Thursday, Jun 18
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
39th annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation ,   at which members of the public and private sectors gather virtually to craft suggestions for policy impacting emerging businesses and their investors, from startups to smaller public companies. This year the forum will highlight challenges faced by small businesses in the current environment as well as success stories from startups to small cap businesses across the country. The event will feature discussions about women-owned, minority-owned, and rural businesses and their investors, as well as the potential paths for the next generation of publicly-owned companies.
on the hill
Tuesday, Jun 16
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy hearing on cybercriminals and fraudsters, and how bad actors exploit the financial system during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, Jun 16
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Fed Chair Jerome Powell virtually delivers the semiannual monetary policy report.

Wednesday, Jun 17
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Fed Chair Jerome Powell virtually delivers the semiannual monetary policy report.

Wednesday, Jun 17
HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS
Hearing on the 2020 trade policy agenda.

Wednesday, Jun 17
SENATE FINANCE
Hearing on the 2020 trade policy agenda.
across the globe
Monday, Jun 15
Tuesday, Jun 30
DA NANG, Vietnam
Leaders from the  Association of Southeast Asian Nations hold their 36th summit.

Tuesday, Jun 16
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
G20 virtual meeting on financing for sustainable development goals.

Wednesday, Jun 17
PARIS, France
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) 2020 Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct. Part II: Access to Remedy.

Friday, Jun 19
BRUSSELS, Belgium
European leaders hold online summit to discuss the 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund proposed by the European Commission. This package of grants and loans is creating bullish hopes among bankers, traders, and asset managers.
other events
Monday, Jun 15
CHICAGO, Illinois
CBOE plans to open its trading floor, which has been electronic-only since March 16. Safety measures will include social distancing, masks, and medical screening at entrances.

Wednesday, Jun 17
NEW YORK CITY
The UN General Assembly will  hold elections  for the five non-permanent members of the Security Council, with India the sole contender for the Asia-Pacific seat.
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