New regulations are on the way that will have a major impact on the financial industry. Will you be ready?

On November 15, 2016 The SEC approved the CAT NMS Plan, which governs the creation and operation of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). What is it? The CAT will be the largest comprehensive data repository for securities transactions to date, processing more than 58 billion records (10 terabytes of data) daily. The CAT will collect [...]

By |2016-12-01T19:40:12+00:00December 1st, 2016|Consolidated Audit Trail|

GMAG co-hosts Pre-STANY Annual Conference Event at Google’s NYC Office

On Wednesday, April 6th GMAG proudly co-hosted a Pre-STANY (Securities Trades Association of New York) Annual Conference Event at Google’s  New York City Office. This event was a panel discussion about the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) and it's impact on regulation and the financial industry. This discussion was moderated by Bob Pisani of CNBC and [...]

By |2018-01-29T14:30:13+00:00April 13th, 2016|Consolidated Audit Trail|

GMAG Retained by FIS to serve in an Advisory Capacity to the FIS CAT TEAM

Global Markets Advisory Group (“GMAG”) is proud to announce that it will be serving in an advisory capacity to FIS working with their Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) bid team, led by Neil Palmer, CTO, FIS Advanced Technology. FIS is one of three shortlisted bidders. GMAG has been working with FIS since October 2015 and has [...]

By |2016-03-09T18:32:45+00:00March 9th, 2016|Consolidated Audit Trail|

The CAT NMS Plan Overview of the SEC-Mandated Consolidated Audit Trail Project

What is the Consolidated Audit Trail? The SEC, FINRA and the exchanges currently rely on ad hoc aggregation of disparate sources of information to conduct market oversight, investigation and enforcement. The CAT will collect daily order and trade data for equities and options, across all trading venues, into a single database. Data will be submitted [...]

By |2016-03-08T13:42:15+00:00March 8th, 2016|Consolidated Audit Trail|