FIF News

FIF Publishes Cloud Technology Best Practices Document

The FIF Cloud Technology Working Group spent 2019 compiling useful information from our monthly working group meetings into a Best Practices Document. The 2019 FIF Cloud Technology Best Practices Document is now available on the FIF website here. Many thanks to the co-chairs, spotlight presenters and working group members who helped make this document possible. 

Posted Jan 06, 2020

FIF Submits Industry Feedback on Remaining Phase 2c Issues

On December 23, FIF submitted industry member feedback to FINRA CAT/SROs on remaining Phase 2c issues, including OTC Equity Reporting, Rejection Scenarios, and Allocations.  FIF is in the process of creating materials on additional Phase 2c issues that must be addressed prior to the publication of the final Phase 2c Spec on January 31, including Order Effective Time, Handing Instructions, and Response to Quote.  FIF will address these remaining issues over the next several CAT Tech Spec Review meetings, beginning on Friday, January 3.

Posted Dec 30, 2019

*Happy Holidays from FIF*

Happy Holidays! The FIF team wanted to say how much we have valued working with you this year. We look forward to continuing in our partnership, collective successes, and growth in the new decade to come.  As always, we invite all of our members to reach out to us directly with any questions, suggestions, and feedback.  We sincerely wish you and your families a very happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year.

Posted Dec 23, 2019

FIF TRACE Working Group Reconvenes

FIF will be holding an ad hoc meeting with the TRACE Working Group today at 11am ET with the intent of providing an opportunity for members to provide FIF with any additional detail pertaining to issues and potential challenges with FINRA Reg Notice 19-25 (FINRA Proposal that U.S. Dollar Denominated Foreign Sovereign Debt be incorporated into TRACE Reporting).  Feedback will be considered as part of a meeting FIF will be holding with FINRA later this week.

Posted Dec 16, 2019

FIF Year-End Event - Sponsored by Refinitiv Thank You

FIF would like to thank those who attended our Year-End Event sponsored by Refinitiv on the current state of the Consolidated Audit Trail. With significant audience engagement and dialogue with the panelists, the event was a great opportunity for industry stakeholders to come together to discuss critical current and upcoming CAT implementation milestones and expectations. 

Posted Dec 09, 2019