OATS for OTC Equity Securities - Educational Telephone Conference

January 16th, 2008 at 4:15 PM ET

FINRA will host an educational telephone conference and Web-Ex demonstration regarding OATS for OTC Equity Securities on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, at 4:15 p.m., Eastern Time (ET). To ensure that you are not held up in the conference call queue as a result of the high call volume, please call in at least five minutes early. The details of the call are below:

Time: 4:15 p.m., ET

Call-In Number: (800) 369-2190 or (517) 308-9463 (International Callers Only)

Leader's Name: Paul McKenney

Password: 8403404

Please note that this call is closed to all members of the media.

The Web-Ex link will be emailed to all who have registered for the presentation at 2:30 p.m. on January 16th. You may also access the Web-Ex link by following the instructions below:

1. Go to https://finra.webex.com/finra/j.php?ED=104971207&UID=0


2. Enter your name and email address.

3. Enter the meeting password: oatsforotc

4. Click "Join".

Note: When accessing the Web-Ex application, if prompted, please follow the download instructions.

During this telephone conference and Web-Ex demonstration, FINRA staff will discuss:

  • OTC Symbol Directory;
  • Frequently Asked Questions;
  • Important Dates:
    • February 4, 2008- OATS for OTC requirements effective in the OATS Production environment;
  • Question and Answer Session

To participate in this telephone conference:

  • Go to our MyMeetings web page and input the required information.
  • Enter the conference number and passcode.
    • Conference Number: 8582974
    • PASSCODE: 8403404
  • Provide your information for the event leader and then click submit.

Firms may email any questions they would like to have answered during the conference.

For more information on OATS for OTC Equity Securities please view the following Web page www.finra.org/oats/otc. Please contact the OATS Helpdesk at (800) 321-6273 should you have any questions or concerns regarding OATS.