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Technical Notice

U.S. Treasury Securities Executed to Hedge a Primary Market Transaction Production Test

July 15, 2020

Beginning August 3, 2020, members are required to begin to report transactions in U.S. Treasury Securities executed to hedge a List or Fixed Offering Price Transaction or a Takedown Transaction (as defined in FINRA Rule 6710) with an appropriate identifier.  See additional information regarding this change in Regulatory Notice 19-30.

A final production User Acceptance Test (UAT) for this change will occur on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Firms should notify FINRA Market Operations of their intent to participate in the UAT via an email to [email protected] Please include the firm name, MPID(s) used, names of testers and web usernames, if applicable, no later than noon on Thursday, July 23, 2020 to register for the test.

The UAT will start at approximately 9 a.m. ET and end at approximately 12 p.m. ET. The conference line listed below will be open for the duration of the test. Due to a limited number of lines, firms should consider sharing the line if calling from the same location.

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET
Dial-in: (800) 519-4276
Passcode: 8584438

Send questions regarding this notice to FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107