System Down: What Is Reg SCI's Future?

The future of some regulations are in question, Reg SCI just might be one of the casualties.

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In November 2014, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity—otherwise known as Reg SCI—as a means to help curb a spate of market disruptions. What the SEC wanted was to prevent a repeat of what happened on October 30, 2014, when a market-wide disruption halted trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Nasdaq, BATS, and various other exchanges. The disruption was caused by a failure with the Security Information Processor (SIP), t