Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

CAT Constructor: Why Thesys Won, Finra Lost and What Comes Next

On January 17, the self-regulatory organizations announced that Thesys Technologies had won the right to build the Consolidated Audit Trail, putting it in charge of what will be one of the biggest financial technology projects in the history of the…

SEC Eyes Risks in Rapid Fintech Deployment

“We’ve hired a few quants that used to design HFT models and worked at HFT firms. We’ve actually been working on—and have a prototype for—high-speed analytics on trading. That’s something our quant team has worked on a lot over the past year."

Tick Size Pilot Program Launches

The SEC's project to better understand the impact of changing the tick size for securities of small-cap companies kicks off today.