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Technical Notice

TRACE Portfolio Trades and TRACE Treasuries Reporting Timeframe

February 02, 2023

Beginning May 15, 2023, the following FINRA TRACE rules changes will take effect:

1. Members must report transactions in TRACE-eligible Corporate debt securities which are part of a portfolio trade with an appropriate modifier. The Sale Condition 4 modifier, available via the TRAQS secure web browser and the TRACE FIX protocol (Tag 22004), will be available for this designation, as described in Regulatory Notice 22-12.
The TRAQS User Guide, TRACE FIXTRACE ATDS, BTDS, and BTDS-144A vendor specifications have been updated to recognize the change for Corporate securities.

2. FINRA will reduce the timeframe for reporting transactions in Treasuries securities to TRACE. as described in Regulatory Notice 22-27.

FINRA will issue additional technical notices regarding testing and other relevant information about these software releases as the production date approaches.

Please contact FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107 with questions regarding this notice.