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Agenda for Roundtable on Money Market Funds and Systemic Risk, May 10, 2011

2:00-2:10 p.m. Opening Remarks — Chairman Mary L. Schapiro
2:10-2:20 p.m. Introductions — Participants and Moderators
2:20-3:05 p.m. Discussion — Potential for Money Market Funds to Pose a Systemic Risk to Broader Markets
  1. What makes money market funds vulnerable to runs?
  2. How should the role of money market funds in the short-term funding market be viewed through the prism of systemic risk analysis?
3:05-3:20 p.m. Break
3:20-5:00 p.m. Discussion — Regulatory Options and their Implications
  1. Floating NAV vs. Bank regulation
  2. Hybrid approaches to regulation: Private liquidity bank
  3. Hybrid approaches to regulation: Mandatory reserve/capital requirements
  4. Hybrid approaches to regulation: Liquidity fees



Modified: 05/06/2011