In honor of the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament starting this week, Dan creates a bracket of the biggest financial technology trends.
Dan DeFrancesco chats to IBM's Ron Lefferts about his firm's role in creating and managing the database underpinning the Consolidated Audit Trail, set to come online in November this year.
The need for the CAT to be a top priority.
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…
Dan and Anthony celebrate the one-year anniversary of the podcast.
Thesys choice upsets the status quo.
Vendor selected from 31 bidders to build, implement and maintain the Consolidated Audit Trail.
The announcement of which firm will be responsible for building the massive audit trail could come as soon as tomorrow.
The most important things the industry needs to focus on for the coming year.
The Consolidated Audit Trail is exactly what the industry needs right now.
Questions remain about whether the current clock drift between exchanges and broker-dealers will allow for accurate data.
Dan and Anthony debate the difference, or lack thereof, between firms labeled fintechs and regtechs.
Requiring SROs to report data to obsolete platforms is counterintuitive to the entire industry.
The regulator modified several points of the NMS plan prior to approval.
Dan and Anthony talk about the future of trading turrets and Sifma's response to the CAT plan.
The hurdles the CAT has faced stem from the SEC giving the power to SROs.
Industry group criticizes SROs; calls for regulatory body to resolve issues before approval of development plan.
Dan and Anthony talk about the June features.
What still lies ahead for the Consolidated Audit Trail?
One month ago, on April 27, the Securities and Exchange Commission published its plans for a mandated Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) for public comment, along with an economic analysis of the initiative, which it estimates will cost the industry $2.4…
More firms need to be granted access to the CAT.
Firms will need to focus on their clocks when it comes time to start reporting to the CAT.
Three topics kept cropping up during panels at Sifma's annual operations conference.
Dan looks at the SEC's latest announcement around the CAT and then bothers Anthony on vacation.