Broker-dealers should look into gathering data that may be reported into the CAT even before the system goes live for its own internal purposes, experts say.
The two new firms, Reg&Tech and Baymarkets, will focus on regulatory technology and clearing solutions, respectively.
Tradeworx, now Thesys Group, is the latest in a series of firms that has decided to pull back from trading activities and focus on fintech. And it’s unlikely to be the last.
Vas Rajan will be responsible for validating security measures for the CAT in a vital phase of the system's roll-out.
When the Consolidated Audit Trail failed to go live in November last year, questions came as to why—but answers were not easy to come by.
The SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) of US equities trade data hit a fresh snag in late 2017, missing a major deadline for reporting, blaming insufficient cyber defenses. As it marches into another crucial year, Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on the…
The company renamed itself Thesys Group and will focus on growing Thesys Technologies.
Lobby group is looking at other types of data that it can suggest to the SEC for use in the CAT.
The Consolidated Audit Trail provider created the role of president to better oversee development of the CAT.
Thesys, in a hearing at a Congressional committee, also said it has lined up over 20 candidates for a chief information security officer post.
Participants refuse to say whether reporting will begin as scheduled after a last-ditch delay effort was rejected by the SEC.
The wide-ranging project will not be delayed, even if aspects of its data collection change.
Congress has "serious concerns" about the SEC's ability to safeguard data, politicians say.
Shutting down Oats may take two years and depend on CAT data accuracy.
According to regulatory filings, the CAT will cost the industry $50.7 million for the fiscal year beginning November 2016.
The need for the CAT to be a top priority.
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.
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.
Questions remain about whether the current clock drift between exchanges and broker-dealers will allow for accurate data.
Requiring SROs to report data to obsolete platforms is counterintuitive to the entire industry.