On September 29th, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced that the SEC approved an expansion of FINRA's Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine to include debt issued by federal government agencies, government corporations and government sponsored enterprises, as well as primary market transactions in new issues. The expansion is effective March 1, 2010. FINRA Regulatory Notice 09-57; FINRA Press Release. See also SEC Release No. 34-60726 (comments should be submitted on or before October 23, 2009).