Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Wall Street's self-regulator and the industry it oversees gather in Washington this week to debate regulatory priorities including measures that would require brokers to disclose markups on bond sales. FINRA officials will discuss a rule proposal that would require broker disclosure of commissions on bonds held for less than a day. Officials also will talk about recent compliance reviews of algorithmic trading strategies and electronic trading venues.
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Wednesday, June 17
Market Practices Council
(8:30 am - 1:30 pm ET)

Current industry-wide operational themes in the asset management industry featuring speaker/panelist David H. Lefferts, Managing Director and Head of Initiatives-Americas of SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication)
The Week in Brief
Wednesday, May 27
U.S. Treasurer in Germany for three-day G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting. FINRA's three-day annual conference begins in Washington. FDIC releases Quarterly Banking Profile.
Thursday, May 28
G20-OECD high-level roundtable on institutional investors in Singapore.
At the Agencies
Wednesday, May 27
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION | Closed meeting on surveillance, enforcement, and examinations matters. (11am ET)
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION | Releases its report on industry-wide financial performance, including updates on the agency's deposit insurance fund and roster of institutions at heightened risk of failure. (10am ET)
Thursday, May 28
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION | Closed meeting to consider institution of injunctive actions, institution and settlement of administrative proceedings, opinion, and other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. (2pm ET)
On the Hill
The Senate and the House are not in session
Around the Globe
Wednesday, May 27
LONDON | The London School of Economics and Political Science's "In Conversation with Jack Lew" will focus on the state of the global economy ahead of the Secretary's travel to a meeting of G-7 Finance Ministers in Dresden, Germany.
Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, May 29
DRESDEN, Germany | G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meet to discuss global finance, regulation, growth and trade. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will be talking about measures to promote global stability and growth.
Thursday, May 28
SINGAPORE | 2015 G20-OECD high-level roundtable on institutional investors and long-term investment. Discussions will focus on the role of capital markets, financial instruments for infrastructure investment and its risks, infrastructure as an asset class and how to bridge the data gap, the current regulatory environment, and investment in emerging markets. 
Other Events
Wednesday, May 27
WASHINGTON DC | The Bipartisan Policy Center holds a discussion on "Champions, Critics and Consequences of a New Fiduciary Standard" focusing on "additional consumer protections for retirement savers."
Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, May 29
WASHINGTON DC | The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority annual conference featuring Susan Axelrod of FINRA's office of regulatory operations. Other speakers include FINRA Chair & CEO Richard Ketchum; Donald Good, a top official in the FBI's cybersecurity division; and Rep. French Hill (R-Ark), a former small broker-dealer firm owner and freshman congressman who sits on the House Financial Services Committee.
Friday, May 29
PITTSBURGH | Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Global Capital Markets and the U.S. Securities Laws 2015 program. Paul Leder, director of the SEC's Office of International Affairs, will join a panel discussing the SEC's international regulatory agenda, the state of capital markets in a global environment, and the role of the G20 and FSB in financial regulation.