On April 20, 2020, the SEC issued an exemptive order establishing a phased CAT reporting timeline for Industry Members.
- SEC Approval Order of Exemptive Request Letter related to Phased CAT Reporting Timeline for Industry Members
On April 20, 2020, the SEC issued an exemptive order permitting introducing brokers that meet certain requirements to follow the Small Industry Member reporting timeline.
Consolidated Audit Trail, LLC (CAT LLC) today announced that, as of Monday April 13th, the CAT is now live for broker-dealer reporting.
On March 27, 2020, the Participants of the CAT NMS Plan submitted to the SEC a letter requesting action to approve the Participants’ February 19, 2020 request for exemptive relief regarding Industry Member reporting dates and March 19, 2020 request to extend the SEC staff’s COVID-19 no action relief.
On March 19, 2020, the Participants of the CAT NMS Plan submitted to the SEC a request for no action relief regarding a temporary delay in near term CAT compliance dates.
On March 17, 2020, the SEC issued relief that exempts the Participants from collecting or retaining certain retail customer data, including (1) individual social security numbers or individual tax payer identification numbers; (2) dates of birth and (3) account numbers. Instead, Industry Members would be required to report an account holder’s name, address, and birth year to the CAT.
The Operating Committee of the CAT NMS Plan has issued a statement on the SEC's No Action Letter related to the Consolidated Audit Trail.
On March 16, 2020, the SEC issued a No Action Letter related to Consolidated Audit Trail Reporting.
As previously communicated, Industry Members must complete an annual certification for Business Clock Synchronization by March 15th of each year.
UPDATED A copy of the certification form is available here .Topics