ICMA and DTCC Representatives Provide CSDR Best Practice Guidance

FIF's June 8 CSDR/EU Buy-In Working Group Meeting  focused on a question and answer session Andy Hill; Senior Director, ICMA and Matthew Johnson, Associate Director, DTCC.  The Q&A session centered upon the ICMA's and DTCC's perspective on several issues concerning the impact of the new EU settlement regime on US-domiciled firms. If you are interested in joining this working group, please update your profile here or reach out to fifinfo@fif.com.

POSTED Jun 08,2020

FIF to Host a CAT Roundtable on Wednesday, June 17 at 3:00pm

FIF will host a CAT roundtable on Wednesday, June 17 from 3:00pm-4:30pm et.  The roundtable discussion will focus upon remaining Phase 2a and Phase 2b challenges (i.e. interfirm linkage and error repair), testing, resource management, guidance focued on Phase 2c, Phase 2d, and Phase 2e best practice guidance.  Panelists will include representatives from from FINRA CAT, OMS Vendors, Service Bureaus, and CAT Reporters.  To register for the webinar, please click here.

POSTED Jun 08,2020

FIF to Host a CAT Roundtable on Wednesday, June 17 at 3:00pm

FIF will host a CAT roundtable on Wednesday, June 17 from 3:00pm-4:30pm et.  The roundtable discussion will focus upon remaining Phase 2a and Phase 2b challenges (i.e. interfirm linkage and error repair), testing, resource management, guidance focued on Phase 2c, Phase 2d, and Phase 2e best practice guidance.  Panelists will include representatives from from FINRA CAT, OMS Vendors, Service Bureaus, and CAT Reporters.  To register for the webinar, please click here.

POSTED Jun 01,2020

FIF Launches Revamped Website

The revamped version of www.fif.com is now live! FIF would especially like to thank our members who provifde feedback and insight during the redesign process.  Please take a moment to explore our new site and send any feedback via fifinfo@fif.com.  

POSTED Jun 01,2020

CAT Counterparty Contact Utility

The Financial Information Forum (FIF) announces the launch of a CAT Counterparty Contact Utility, a secure central repository of CAT counterparty contact information.  Upon request and approval, brokers will be permitted to access the Utility to obtain the contact information of counterparties on an accelerated basis. The Utility will facilitate compliance with the CAT requirement that obligates brokers to repair interfirm linkage errors by T+3 (trading day of the event (T) + three trading days).  Access to the Utility will be made available to all CAT reporting brokers, regardless of whether the broker is a current FIF member.  

POSTED May 27,2020

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