The FIA, FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG), International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), Managed Funds Association (MFA), and SIFMA’s Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) sent a joint letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the reopened comment period on its proposed rule on regulation automated trading (Reg AT).
Sifma has launched an interactive database that displays information about the capital markets in each state.
The European Banking Federation (EBF), the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA, comprised of ASIFMA, AFME and SIFMA) and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) today announced they are seeking to encourage effective global policy measures on cybersecurity, data and technology through a new set of common principles.
SIFMA today submitted the following letter from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., president and CEO, to the Senate calling for action to bring up and adopt the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) and for a quick agreement between the House and Senate to send a bill to the President:
SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., president and CEO, upon completion of SIFMA’s Quantum Dawn 3 cybersecurity exercise.
The US securities industry is finally to move to a two-day settlement cycle (T+2), but not until the end of Q3 2017, some three years after similar shifts in other global markets
SIFMA today released the following statement from president and CEO Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., after Senator Richard Burr offered the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
In the face of fierce opposition from industry bodies, Wall Street watchdog Finra appears to be backtracking on proposals to introduce an automated data collection system designed to help identify risky and suspicious activities.
Sifma today released the following excerpts from a testimony submitted to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Development Committee's hearing entitled "Cybersecurity: Enhancing Coordination to Protect the Financial Sector":
Plans by Wall Street watchdog Finra to introduce an automated data collection system designed to help identify risky and suspicious activities have been blasted by lobby group Sifma on cost, security and privacy grounds.
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