United States

SEC, Treasury Department issue joint statement on trade reporting in US Treasury market. The SEC and the US Department of the Treasury announced that they are developing a plan to collect US Treasury cash market transaction information in an efficient and effective manner. The agencies indicated that they will ask the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to consider a proposal to require its member brokers and dealers to report Treasury cash market transactions to a centralized repository. (5/16/2016) SEC press release.

Canada

OSC publishes final amendments to OTC Derivatives Rule. The Ontario Securities Commission published final amendments to OSC Rule 91-507 Trade Repositories and Derivatives Data Reporting and its companion policy. The amendments will increase transparency in the Canadian OTC derivatives market through public dissemination of transaction-level data and provide exclusions from the reporting requirement for certain OTC derivatives transactions between affiliates. (5/12/2016) OSC press release.