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From the Hill   SEC Proposes to Modernize Key Market Infrastructure Responsible for Collecting, Consolidating, and Disseminating Securities Market Data The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed to modernize the infrastructure for the collection, consolidation, and dissemination of market data for exchange-listed national market system (NMS) stocks. The proposal would update and expand the content of NMS market data to better meet the diverse needs of investors in today’s equity markets.

SEC Investor Advisory Committee to Meet on Feb. 27 The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Feb. 27. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C., and is open to the public. The meeting will be webcast live and archived on the committee’s website for later viewing.

CFTC Unanimously Approves Proposed Rules to Improve Data Quality, Streamline Regulations at February 20 Open Meeting The Commodity Futures Trading Commission at its open meeting today unanimously approved two proposed rules to revise CFTC regulations for swap data reporting, dissemination, and public reporting requirements for market participants. The Commission also unanimously approved reopening the comment period of a proposed rule to amend certain agency regulations related to swap data repositories.

FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Enhancements to Continuing Education Program for Securities Industry Professionals Among the CE Program proposed enhancement is “to enable individuals who terminate their registrations the option of maintaining their qualification by completing continuing education.”

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