FIF News

FIF Met with SEC Commissioners and Staff on Large Trader Rule Phase 3

On Thursday, August 16th, FIF staff joined SIFMA and a contingent of Industry Members to discuss the November 15, 2018 Large Trader Rule Phase Three compliance date with Commissioners Jackson, Peirce, and Stein along with the Division of Trading and Markets Staff.  The intent of these meetings focused on the request of a 2-year delay in the Phase Three implemenation date to allow the Commission to better assess whether CAT will be able to subsume LTR Phase 3 requirements. 

Posted Aug 20, 2018

FIF Submits Comment Letter on the Cybersecurity Features of CAT

FIF has submitted comments on the cybersecurity features of CAT to ThesysCAT, LLC.

Posted Aug 10, 2018

FIF Quarterly Event - The Consolidated Audit Trail: Current Status, Challenges and Opportunities

FIF will be holding a Quarterly Event on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Fidessa (70 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ).  Please join FIF and our panel of industry experts as we discuss the implications of the CAT implementation plan and milestones, and provide insight on what you should be doing now to support the CAT implementation effort at your firm.  Space is limited, please register here.

Posted Aug 10, 2018

FIF Submits Comment Letter on Tick Size Pilot Retirement

FIF has submitted comments on the Planned Sunset of the Tick Size Pilot Program to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted Aug 06, 2018

FIF Launches Three New CAT Subgroups

FIF has launched three CAT ad hoc subgroups in conjunction with SIFMA and STA to address:  Matching Criteria, Web API, and Error Correction/File Submission.  If you would like to join any or all of these subgroups, please email the program office at

Posted Jul 30, 2018