Consolidated Audit Trail Industry Outreach Call and WebEx

Consolidated Audit Trail Industry Outreach Call and WebEx

March 21, 2016

Updated: Presentation

The national securities exchanges and FINRA (collectively the “SROs”) together hosted a WebEx event to discuss the current status around the creation of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). This event was open to all industry and interested participants. Please note this event was closed to the media.

During this event, the SROs provided an overview of the latest progress of the CAT including the filing of the technical amendment to the CAT NMS Plan on December 23, 2015, the approval of the Exemptive Request Letter on March 1, 2016, and the Bidder selection process. The SROs also provided insight on various discussions with the industry Development Advisory Group as well as upcoming milestones, including the anticipated notice of the CAT NMS Plan for public comment and Bidder engagement activities.