Week InAdvance | Tue 1/17 World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos (thru Fri). Mayors' Meeting in DC (thru Thurs). | Wed 1/18 SEFCON VII derivatives conference in NYC. Fed's Beige Book. CPMI-IOSCO working group in Paris. INVESTORS CMBS Council meets. 
Tue Jan 17, 2017
please join us...

Wednesday, Jan 18
INVESTORS CMBS Council
3 - 3:30 pm

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

Tuesday, Jan 17
FEDERAL RESERVE
Fed Chair Janet Yellen will host a webcast townhall meeting with educators from across the country and Federal Reserve Bank offices throughout the country. Yellen will speak briefly about the mission and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System.

Wednesday, Jan 18
FEDERAL RESERVE
Fed issues the Beige Book of economic conditions.
on the hill

House out of session until Friday.

Thursday, Jan 19
SENATE FINANCE
Full committee hearing on the nomination of Steven Mnuchin for Treasury secretary.

Thursday, Jan 19
SENATE HOMELAND SECURITY & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management hearing on 
"Improving Small Business Input on Federal Regulations: Ideas for Congress and a New Administration."
across the globe

Tuesday, Jan 17
BERLIN, Germany
Day 2 of the G20's Green Finance Study Group meeting and workshop.

Tuesday, Jan 17
HONG KONG
Day two of the Asian Financial Forum , with leading government and business leaders among the speakers. About 2,800 financial and business leaders, policy makers and investors are expected to attend.

Tuesday, Jan 17 -
Friday, Jan 20
DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland 
World leaders and senior executives will congregate this week in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum annual meeting to discuss global economic issues and current affairs.  The WTO will hold an informal meeting on the sidelines to discuss this year's agenda for the multilateral trading system, but the discussion is unlikely to produce any new trade initiatives.  Fifteen sessions are expected on climate change , with nine more to clean energy -- the most ever on those issues.

Wednesday, Jan 18
BRUSSELS, Belgium
Lawmakers in the European Parliament will be briefed by the Council of the European Union - which represents the 28 member states - on efforts to reach agreement on a financial-transaction tax in 10 EU countries.

Wednesday, Jan 18 -
Thursday, Jan 19
PARIS, France
CPMI-IOSCO Harmonization Working Group meeting and workshop.

Thursday, Jan 19
LONDON, U.K. (and via webcast)
PLI's 16th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe. Speakers include SEC chief accountant Wesley R. Bricker, whose panel will focus on accounting and auditing developments for 2017.

Sunday, Jan 22
BERLIN, Germany
G20 agriculture ministers meeting.
other events

Tuesday, Jan 17
NEW YORK CITY
Council on Foreign Relations "Foreign Affairs January Issue Launch: Out of Order? The Future of the International System."

Tuesday, Jan 17 -
Thursday, Jan 19
WASHINGTON D.C.
Mayors' Meeting:  more than 300 of the nation's mayors will attend t he U.S. Conference of Mayors' winter meeting to discuss health care, transportation and infrastructure, public safety, immigration, energy and education, among other topics. The mayors will hold a press conference on Jan. 17 where they will discuss their priorities for the new presidential administration.

Wednesday, Jan 18
NEW YORK CITY
CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad will give opening remarks at the SEFCON VII derivatives conference.  CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo will give the keynote address.  Others scheduled to speak are Division of Market Oversight Director Vince McGonagle and Petal Walker, Commissioner Sharon Bowen's chief counsel. They will sit on a panel discussing possible changes to Dodd-Frank and other rules in the wake of the U.S. election and the U.K. Brexit vote.  Giancarlo counsel and policy adviser Amir Zaidi also will be on a panel to discuss the future of derivatives market structures.

Wednesday, Jan 18 -
Friday, Jan 20
SAN DIEGO, California
2017 RISC Summit. Speakers include Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the U.S. president's Council of Economic Advisers, and Richard Clark, former White House cybersecurity czar.
transparency. inclusiveness. consensus.
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