Sifma Comment Letter Latest in Long Line of CAT Issues

The hurdles the CAT has faced stem from the SEC giving the power to SROs.


Stop me if you've heard this before: There are issues surrounding the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT).

For the uninformed, the CAT is a massive audit trail that will track trading activity for equities and options on a daily basis and store it in a massive database.

It seems fitting that such a large project would take up so much of my time. Since I joined Waters in August 2014, I've written two features (November 2014, June 2016), four columns (May and December 2015, May 2016 x2), two podcasts

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