- EventTransformed Identifiers Creation Webinar and Monthly CAIS/LTID Industry Testing Checkpoint Call (May 5, 2021)
On Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 4:15 pm ET, Consolidated Audit Trail, LLC and FINRA CAT, LLC will host an industry webinar to review the requirements for translating Input Identifiers of CAT Customers to Transformed Identifier Values. All Industry Members are required to report Transformed Identifier Values for CAT Customers to the Customer and Account Information System (CAIS) beginning in July 2022. This webinar will also provide an overview of the paired files submission process for the CAIS Data file and Transformed Identifiers file.
- Technical SpecificationsCAT Reporting Customer and Account Technical Specifications for Industry Members-LTID v1.2.1 (Clean)
Consolidated Audit Trail, LLC and FINRA CAT, LLC host a Monthly CAT Implementation Update on the third Thursday of every month at 4:15 pm ET. The Monthly CAT Implementation Update meetings provide the industry with a high level overview of materials and guidance published on the www.catnmsplan.com website during the month.
On March 18, 2021, in addition to the regularly scheduled monthly implementation update, staff from FINRA (SRO) will provide an update on the status of OATS retirement.Audio file
- FAQB69. How should the price and eventTimestamp fields be populated on a New Order event (MENO)/ Order Accepted event (MEOA) for a trade priced at the Net Asset Value (NAV) if the price is not known until after 4:15:00 pm ET on the date of origination/receipt?
For NAVs with no offset, if the calculated NAV price is not known until after 4:15:00 pm ET on the date of origination/receipt, the MENO/MEOA should be marked as a market order or limit order with a price of ‘0’ and handlingInstructions of ‘NAV'. Beginning in Phase 2d, for NAVs with an offset, the MENO/MEOA should also be marked with the handlingInstructions of ‘OFF’. The eventTimestamp on the MENO/MEOA should reflect the date and time that the terms and conditions of the order (with the exception of the calculated NAV) were recorded in the firm’s books and record
Beginning April 26, 2021, Large Industry Members will be required to report into CAIS LTID all FDIDs with associated LTIDs or ULTIDs with Reportable Activity on or after April 26, 2021. Firms may choose to report accounts without associated LTIDs or ULTIDs, but there is no requirement to do so until the full CAIS go-live on July 11, 2022.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm ET, Consolidated Audit Trail, LLC and FINRA CAT, LLC will host an industry webinar focused on the Phase 2d CAT quote and order reporting requirements for OTC Link ATS subscribers.
Please note that FINRA CAT, LLC utilizes Zoom to conduct industry webinars. Please check your firewall to ensure your firm has the ability to view Zoom content. If you are unable to download and run Zoom, please click the “join from your browser” link. This webinar will be recorded. The presentation document and recording will be posted.Audio file
On Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 4:15 pm ET, Consolidated Audit Trail, LLC and FINRA CAT, LLC will host an industry webinar specifically for Industry Members’ network connectivity options to the new multi-region disaster recovery environment for both Transaction and Customer Account systems and the 2021 SIFMA Industry Test.Audio fileTopics
- FAQA26. Does an Industry Member have to report to the CAT orders received or originated, but not executed prior to the date an Industry Member is required to begin reporting data to the CAT?
Starting in Phases 2a (equities) and 2b (options), orders received or originated prior to the date on which an Industry Member is required to begin reporting to the CAT and any subsequent events related to such orders, including those occurring on or after the required reporting date, are not required to be reported to the CAT. However, Industry Members may submit to the CAT events related to orders received or originated prior to the required reporting date and they will not be rejected.Topics
Pursuant to Section 6.3(d) of the CAT NMS Plan (“Plan”), as applied to Industry Members by Section 6.4(d) of the Plan, Industry Members must report certain details to the CAT for each order and reportable event. These requirements are applied to Industry Members via each Plan Participant’s CAT Compliance Rules.Topics
This FAQ has been retired. Please refer to FAQ U26.