FIF News

Reminder: Capacity Survey

FIF is commencing the process of information gathering to form a planned White Paper on systems capacity issues stemming from the COVID-19 crisis. To help support this effort, please consider responding to our short survey here. If your firm does to not permit access to Survey Monkey, please email the program office for a word version of the survey.  *All Responses Are Anonymous* 

Posted May 18, 2020

Data Migration to New FIF Site Underway

FIF has initiated the file transfer process in preparation for the early June launch of our new website. During this transitional period, user registration and edit profile pages will not be available. Please email should you or a colleague need to create or update your profile (e.g. subscribe to an additional working group).  

Posted May 18, 2020

Call for Participation: FIF CAT/OATS Parallel Reporting Working Group

FIF is announcing the launch of a CAT/OATS Parallel Reporting Working Group.  The goal of this working group will focus on the implications of the dual CAT/OATS reporting period including but not limited to: 1) human and technology resource allocation planning; 2) OATS retirement; 3) maintaining CAT/OATS synergy; and 4) addressing OATS/CAT reporting issues identified during initial CAT Production Reporting and Testing Periods.  If you would like to join this working group, please update your profile here and select the "OATS-CAT Parallel Reporting" working group.

Posted May 11, 2020

FIF Rule 606 Roundtable Draws Over 300 Attendees

FIF would like to thank Gregg Berman; Citadel, Ben Calev; Best Execution Solutions, Doug Craig; Fidessa, Mark Davies; S3, Mike Earlywine; Abel Noser and Howard Meyerson; Liquidnet for sharing their collective Rule 606 expertise during last week's webinar, a recording of which can be found here. We would also like to thank the more than 300 participants who attended the roundtable discussion.  

Posted May 11, 2020

Nearing the Finish Line: SEC Rule 606 Best Practices Webinar

Please join the Financial Information Forum (FIF) and a panel of industry subject matter experts for a Webinar on SEC Rule 606 on Thursday, May 7th at 3pm et. The webinar will take the form of a roundtable discussion between 606 experts representing brokers, ATSs and 606 vendors focused on remaining implementation issues and best practice guidance. Please register here.

Posted May 04, 2020