Week InAdvance: November 16, 2015

MASSAD IN NAPLES -- Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Tim Massad is scheduled to speak on global regulatory issues Monday at this year's Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida.

CONFLICT MINERALS -- The House Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing Tuesday to examine the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act's requirement for public companies to report whether they source "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of Congo and its nine neighboring countries.

ARE WE SAFER? -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo will speak Tuesday at a Brookings Institution forum, "Are we safer? A look at the financial system, post-crisis."

SEC'S WHITE IN THE HOUSE -- Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White is scheduled to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday.

FSOC TRANSPARENCY -- The House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing Thursday on the lack of due process and transparency in the Financial Stability Oversight Council's designation of non-bank financial companies as Systemically Important Financial Institutions and the FSOC's relationship to the Financial Stability Board.

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