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June 23, 2017

DC Catalysts and Events

Week of June 26-30


 

MACRO

Wed @ 10am:  CSIS event on “Handicapping China’s Credit Risks”


FINANCIALS

Tues @ 10am: House Financial Services hearing on equity market structure

Wed @ 10am: House Financial Services hearing on “The Federal Reserve’s Impact on Main Street, Retirees, and Savings”

Wed @ 2pm: House Financial Services hearing on the Bank Secrecy Act

Thurs @ 10am: Senate Banking hearing on the “Principles of Housing Finance Reform”


HEALTH CARE

Mon or Tues: CBO aims to release score for Senate health care bill

All week: Senate negotiations, parliamentarian ruling, possible floor vote on Senate health care bill

All week: Possible release of official White House Executive Order on drug pricing - expected to be industry-friendly

Late week: Watching for release of proposed CY18 Medicare payment rules for ESRD, DME, home health, hospital outpatient, ASCs, physician fee (around July 4)


DEFENSE, SECURITY & CYBER

Mon-Tues: Chatham House conference on “Cyber 2017” (London)

Mon-Fri: SASC markup of 2018 National Defense Authorization Act

Tues-Wed: RUSI Land Warfare Conference (London)

Tues @ 9am: CSIS event on integrated missile defense and strike

Wed @ 10am: HASC full committee markup of 2018 National Defense Authorization Act

Wed all day: CNAS 2017 Annual Conference


ENERGY & UTILITIES

All June: Potential 2nd Circuit decision on Constitution pipeline litigation

Mon @ 9:30amPJM holds bi-weekly meeting of state public policy/capacity market task force


TELECOM, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

All June (Tuesdays and Fridays): Potential D.C. Circuit decision on DISH DE Discount appeal

Tues @ 10am: House hearing on self-driving vehicle legislation

Wed (all day): Federal Trade Commission and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conference on cybersecurity and privacy of connected cars


INDUSTRIALS

Tues @ 9am: US Trade Representative hearing on NAFTA re-negotiation

Thurs @ noon: National Economists Club event on “American Steel: The Challenges of Chinese Overcapacity and Market Distortions.”

Thurs @ 9am: Atlantic Council event on H-1B and L-1 visas