NASD Notice to Member 06-32 - June 2006
NASD Requests Comment on Providing Public Access to Historic TRACE Data Not Previously Disseminated or Otherwise Publicly Available; Comment Period Expired July 31, 2006
NASD has received multiple requests to broaden the provision of previously non-public historic Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) transaction-level data to a variety of persons for business, academic, personal or other purposes. TRACE data is information reported to NASD by broker-dealers when they are parties to transactions in corporate bonds that are TRACE-eligible securities. NASD requests comment on providing public access to previously non-public historic TRACE transaction-level data described in greater detail below.
As noted above, hard copy comments should be mailed to Barbara Z. Sweeney. Questions regarding this Notice may be directed to Elliot Levine, Chief Counsel, Transparency Services, Markets, Services and Information, at (202) 728-8405; David Lefferts, Vice President, Transparency Services, at (212) 858-4389; or Sharon K. Zackula, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Regulatory Policy and Oversight, at (202) 728-8985.
The comment period was extended to August 15, 2006.