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Technical Notice

Additional Weekend Testing Opportunity – Long Term Stock Exchange – August 22, 2020

August 21, 2020

The Long Term Stock Exchange (“LTSE”) is providing a second testing opportunity this weekend in preparation for their August 28, 2020 launch.  Firms participating in the August 22, 2020 test may send OATS data related to those orders to the OATS Certification Testing environment before the following Monday's OATS reporting deadline. OATS will then attempt to match to LTSE test data. Matching statistics for the weekend test will be provided to firms upon request and will not be published to OATS CT Website.

Firms may refer to the OATS Report entitled 'FINRA Guidance on OATS Exchange Route Matching' for OATS reporting guidance on routes to the LTSE.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call 1-800-321-6273.