On July 19th, the SEC provided notice of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's filing of a proposal to amend FINRA Rule 6750 and the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine ("TRACE") dissemination protocols regarding the dissemination of transactions in TRACE-Eligible Securities that are effected pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933; FINRA Rule 7730 to establish real-time and historic data sets for Rule 144A transaction data; and FINRA Rule 7730 to clarify the definition of Historic TRACE Data. Together, the amendments are meant to improve transparency in Rule 144A transactions. Comments are being accepted through August 15, 2013. SEC Release No. 34-70009.