Technical Notice

Reminder: TRACE NTF Testing Fees Will Be Re-instated February 6, 2012

February 3, 2012

FINRA reminds users that beginning Monday, February 6, 2012, NASDAQOMX (NOMX) will re-instate fees for the testing of securitized products and corporate and agency debt within the FINRA Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) test facility (NTF). Testing fees were suspended during the migration of TRACE corporate and agency debt to the TRAQS platform.

In addition, NTF will be unavailable for testing securitized products and corporate and agency debt on Friday, February 3, 2012, from 4 p.m. ET through the remainder of the day. This testing suspension impacts trade reporting via CTCI, FIX and the TRAQS Web application; API data downloads; and BTDS and ATDS trade dissemination.


Please email questions concerning system modifications or testing to FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107.