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  • FIA PTG Responds to US Treasury Request for Information on Transparency

    In a letter filed with the US Department of the Treasury today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) supported the implementation of real-time public reporting (with appropriate block trade thresholds) for all secondary market cash transactions.

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  • FIA PTG responds to The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission Block Trade Definition Proposal

    In a letter filed today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) responded to The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) Resolution No. 135/2022 - Methodology for Definition of Block Trades.

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  • FIA PTG responds to FINRA Proposal to enhance TRACE reporting for US Treasury Securities

    FIA PTG supported the proposal to “generally require reporting to TRACE as soon as practicable but no later than 60 minutes;” while urging FINRA to continue monitoring and consider shortening the reporting timeframe even further in the future.

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  • FIA PTG responds to SEC Dealer Definition Proposal

    In a letter filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today, the FIA Principal Traders Group strongly opposed the SEC's Further Definition of “As a Part of a Regular Business” in the Definition of Dealer and Government Securities Dealer proposal and urged the SEC not to move forward with finalizing it.  

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  • FIA PTG responds to CFTC Request for Comment on FTX Request

    In a letter filed today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) responded to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Request for Comment on the FTX Request for Amended DCO Registration Order.

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  • FIA PTG responds to SEC short sale marking proposal

    In a letter filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) raised concerns with the proposed short sale marking rulemaking.

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  • FIA PTG responds to SEC proposed expansion of Reg ATS to Government Securities ATSs

    In a letter filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) again supported the SEC's efforts to increase transparency, access and the resiliency of the Government Securities marketplace by eliminating the exemption of Government Securities alternative trading systems (ATSs) from compliance with Regulation ATS.

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  • FIA PTG responds to SEC proposal to shorten the securities transaction settlement cycle

    In a letter filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) supported the proposed move from T+2 to T+1 settlement.

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  • Trade associations raise concerns with SEC comment periods

    The FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) recently joined 24 trade associations (Associations) in a joint letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) regarding the importance of sufficient comment periods in connection with regulatory proposals.

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  • FIA PTG responds to public reporting aspect of the SEC large security-based swaps proposal

    In a letter filed with the SEC (Commission) today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) requested the Commission eliminate the public disclosure aspect of the security-based swaps proposal and focus on regulatory reporting instead.

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