Technical Notice

Revised API Specification for New OTC Reporting Facility (ORF) Platform

March 19, 2014

FINRA has updated the ORF API specification for OTC Reference Data to be used for reporting OTC equity trades to the new OTC Reporting Facility (ORF) platform. Reporting to the new platform will become effective on Monday June 2, 2014.

Revisions to the specification versus the previous version are redlined in the specification. A clean version of the new specification is also available. In addition, the document’s revision history provides a summary of changes.

For questions regarding the API specification or ORF migration, please contact FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107.