Regulatory Notice 17-23

SEC Approves Rule Change to Reduce the Delay Period for the Corporate and Agency Debt Historic TRACE Data Sets

Effective Date: October 2, 2017

Summary

Effective October 2, 2017, FINRA is reducing the delay period applicable to Historic TRACE Data for corporate bonds and agency debt, including Rule 144A transactions in such securities, from 18 months to six months. The text of the amendments is available in the online FINRA Manual.

Questions regarding this Notice should be directed to:

  • Chris Stone, Vice President, Transparency Services, at (202) 728-8457;
  • Alié Diagne, Director, Transparency Services, at (212) 858-4092; or
  • for legal and interpretive questions, Racquel Russell, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, at (202) 728-8363.

For inquiries regarding how to access Historic TRACE Data, please contact TRACE Data Services at (888) 507-3665.