Financial Information Forum criticized related FINRA and MSRB proposals to shorten the required reporting time for certain fixed income securities.
In response to a Treasury request for comment on the use of digital assets in illicit finance activities, SIFMA asserted that traditional financial institutions are well-prepared to manage the risk of digital assets being employed for improper purposes.
According to study conducted by Sia Partners, at the request of SIFMA, investors and market makers favor a gradual approach to increased post-trade transparency of data regarding secondary market transactions of Treasury securities.
In a supplemental comment letter, SIFMA reiterated its position that the SEC should reconsider the proposed fee split set out in the Consolidated Audit Trail Executed Share Funding Model.
SIFMA criticized two proposals to shorten the required reporting time for certain fixed income securities - one by FINRA and the other by the MSRB.