FIF News

FIF Front Office Committee Meeting - New Time

FIF will be holding its Front Office Committee meeting at a new time tomorrow at 11am ET (rather than the normal 4pm ET meeting time).  Our spotlight topic for this call will focus on the SEC Rule 606 FAQs.  Please update your profile here to subscribe to the Front Office calls and email the program office at fifinfo@fif.com if you have any questions.

Posted Aug 26, 2019

FINRA CAT Publishes CAT Connectivity Guide

On Friday, August 16th, FINRA CAT released the Connectivity Supplement for Industry Members which provides industry members with direction regarding CAT connectivity options and onboarding requirements. FIF will review this guidance in detail during FIFs next CAT Tech Spec Working Group call, today at 2pm ET. If you would like to join this call, and don't have it on your calendar, please email the program office at fifinfo@fif.com 

Posted Aug 19, 2019

SEC Releases Rule 606 FAQs

On Friday, August 16th, the SEC released the FAQs FIF requested on behalf of the industry on SEC Rule 606. The FAQs will be discussed in detail on today's FIF SEC Rule 606 Working Group call at 11am ET.  If you would like to join this call, and don't have it on your calendar, please email the program office at fifinfo@fif.com 

Posted Aug 19, 2019

FIF to Hold EU Buy-In Working Group Meeting

FIF will reconvene the EU Buy-In Working Group tomorrow at 2pm ET.  If you are not currently subscribed to this group and would like to join, please update your profile here.

Posted Aug 12, 2019

FIF TRACE Notice 19-25

FIF will be holding a TRACE working group meeting on Friday, August 16 @ 11:00 am ET to discuss possible FIF comments related to recently published Regulatory Notice 19-25. Pursuant to the Notice, FINRA is requesting comment on a proposal to require reporting of transactions in U.S. dollar-denominated foreign sovereign debt securities to TRACE. FIF will review the Proposal with members to determine if any implementation concerns require comment. A discussion document will be provided prior to the meeting. If you are interested in joining this preliminary discussion and are not a member of our TRACE working group, please update your profile here (TRACE-Related Topics).

Posted Aug 12, 2019