FIF News

FIF Launches New Working Group on FINRA Block Trade Dissemination Pilot

FIF has formed a working group with the intent of commenting on FINRA’s proposed Pilot Program to study recommended changes to Corporate Bond Block Trade Dissemination (see Regulatory Notice 19-12). FIF will hold our first working group meeting on Thursday, May 9 @ 3:00pm et.  Should the Pilot go into effect, this working group will also address any associated implementation requirements. If you are interested in joining this working group, please update your profile here (Block Trade Dissemination Pilot) or email the program office at

Posted May 06, 2019

FIF Submits Comments to Finra on Rule 4370

On Thursday, April 25, FIF submitted comments to FINRA on FINRA Rule 4370 (BCP).  To view the content of FIF’s comments, please click here.

Posted Apr 29, 2019

SEC Grants FIF's Request for an Extension of 606 Compliance Date

On Wednesday, April 24, the Securities and Exchange Commission granted FIF’s request for an extension of SEC Rule 606’s May 20, 2019 compliance date.  To view the extension notice, please click here.  FIF continues to work with Commission Trading and Markets Staff on additional guidance required by industry members to meet the expectations of the Rule.  If you would like to join FIF’s SEC Rule 606 Working Group, please update your profile here or email the program office at

Posted Apr 29, 2019

NEW MEMBER FIRM: Abel Noser Solutions

FIF is pleased to announce that Abel Noser Solutions has joined the FIF Community.

Posted Apr 29, 2019

IHS Markit to Present Spotlight Topic on FIF Data & Tech Call

During our FIF Data & Technology Committee call this Wednesday 4/24, IHS Markit will present the spotlight topic this month, focusing on Artificial Intelligence in the Banking Industry.  The spotlight topic will be presented by Don Tait, who co-authored the report. Please contact the program office at if you are interested in joining this meeting.

Posted Apr 22, 2019