CAT Goes Live Part 2: What Should My Firm Be Doing?

  As a continuation of last week’s update on CAT activity, we will dive into more detail regarding a few panel comments regarding upcoming milestones found on the compliance timeline.   As we pointed out last week, it has been a remarkable achievement for the industry to have arrived at the compliance implementation for the… READ MORE

CAT Update – SEC Issues Anticipated Extended Exemptive Relief

Just a few weeks ago we announced the SEC’s provision of exemptive relief, which allowed Industry Members to delay their CAT reporting until May 20th.  At that time, CAT participants had also formally requested additional relief.  Well, they got their wish. The SEC has now provided the relief, which is more in line with the… READ MORE

SIFMA Equity Market Structure Conference

On April 26, 2017 Oyster Consulting Managing Director Dan Labovitz will be attending the SIFMA Equity Market Structure Conference in New York. Dan is an attorney with 20 years of experience in the financial services industry as NYSE Regulation’s Head of the Office General Counsel, responsible for equity trading rules and policy, and as a… READ MORE