The MFA and the Futures Industry Association Principal Traders Group suggested further revisions to an SEC proposal to expand certain order-handling disclosure requirements.
Trade associations and state regulators offered several recommendations on the SEC proposal to "tighten" the requirements that broker-dealers must meet before being permitted to post public quotations on OTC securities.
The Council of Institutional Investors provided the SEC with feedback on its semiannual regulatory agenda with a focus on investor protection, corporate disclosure, and market systems and structure.
Market participants and policymakers at a SIFMA Fixed Income Market Structure Seminar debated recent Treasury Department regulatory initiatives and greater access to market data.
The U.S. Department of Labor submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget to delay the applicability of several important provisions of the Fiduciary Rule.