Reg NMS Still a Prime Concern

INSIDE MARKET DATA SIA SHOW 2005 REVIEW

Regulation National Market System, the Securities and Exchange Commission's new regulation for the US equity markets, is still a major subject of concern for the industry, according to speakers at a workshop held at the SIA show last week.

Though the New York Stock Exchange's Hybrid trading environment, exchange consolidation, and compliance are still key areas of focus, the industry is now having to address the practical implications of implementing the new SEC rules.

"The SEC… has opened up