OATS Phase III - Educational Telephone Conference - March 9, 2006 at 4:15 PM ET

NASD will host a second educational telephone conference on OATS Phase III, Thursday, March 9, 2006, beginning 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: (888) 283-3870
Leader's Name: Paul McKenney
Password: OATS Phase 3


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


For the Question and Answer session of this conference, firms may email to oatsphaseIII@finra.org any questions they would like to have answered during the conference.


During this telephone conference, NASD staff will cover the following:

  • Overview of Phase III Frequently Asked Questions

  • Overview of Exclusion from the Definition of "Reporting Member"

  • Exemption Requests

  • Overview of New Website Functionality

  • Upcoming Dates:
    • March 27, 2006 - OATS Phase III Test Environment available

    • April 24, 2006 - OATS Web Interface Enhancements available in the Test Environment

    • May 8, 2006 - OATS Phase III requirements effective in the OATS Production System

  • Question and Answer Session

To participate in this telephone conference, please RSVP at: https://www.mymeetings.com/emeet/webrsvp/part_home.jsp?customHeader=mymeetings by entering the following information: Conference ID: 1113722 Conference Passcode: OATS PHASE 3. Firms may email any questions they would like to have answered during the conference to OATS Phase III.


For more information on OATS Phase III please view the following Web page www.finra.org/oats/phaseIII.  Please contact the OATS Helpdesk at (800) 321-NASD should you have any questions or concerns regarding OATS.

Last Updated: 3/9/2006