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Industry Filings

  • July 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    07/27/2005

    07/27/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Silver, Copper, Crude Oil, Natural Gas and Unleaded Gasoline Option Contracts.

    07/27/2005

    07/27/2005

    CBOT

    Establishment of Permit Program for CBOT South American Soybean Futures.

    07/27/2005

    07/27/2005

    CBOT

    Market Maker Program for CBOT South American Soybean Futures.

    07/27/2005

    07/27/2005

    CBOT

    Extension of CBOT Electronic Trading Program.

    07/26/2005

    07/26/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment adds the copper brand "RT" produced by Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile as acceptable for delivery against the Grade 1 Copper futures Contract.

    07/26/2005

    07/26/2005

    CME

    CME Rule 550
    Rule 550 ("Post Settlement Session") was revised to clarify the applicability of the Rule.

    07/26/2005

    07/26/2005

    CME

    CME Rules 536
    Rule 536 ("Recordkeeping Requirements for Pit, Globex, and Negotiated Trades") was revised to clarify certain audit trail requirements.

    07/25/2005

    07/25/2005

    CFE

    Rules 144-146, 158-160, 213, 215, 302, 304, 305, 307, 402, 411-413, 415, 417, 501, 507, 509, 510, 515-517, 603, 605, 701, 1101, 1801-1806, 1901-1906.
    Sets forth new rules and policies and procedures and amendments to existing rules and policies and procedures to accommodate the trading of security futures on CFE.

    07/22/2005

    07/21/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    07/21/2005

    07/21/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective for trade date July 25, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reporting levels for two new financially-settled Freight Futures Contracts: Freight Route TC9 Swap, and Freight Route TD10D Swap.

    07/21/2005

    07/22/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 1781.01(3)
    Establish a minimum draft requirement for the seaway berths operated by shipping stations regular for South American Soybean futures deliveries.

    07/21/2005

    07/22/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers 221.00, 230.00, 230.02, 252.00, and 450.02D
    Clarify status of CBOT Class B memberships and CBOT Holdings Class A common stock in relation to certain firm registration provisions.

    07/21/2005

    07/22/2005

    CBOT

    Rules Number 450.02J
    Add specifications for CBOT fee treatment of CBOE Exercisers.

    07/20/2005

    07/20/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Copper, Heating Oil, Crude Oil Average Price, Natural Gas, Crude Oil and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    07/19/2005

    07/19/2005

    CBOT

    Appendices 9B.02, 9B.03
    Modify e-cbot Error Trade Policy with respect to options.

    07/18/2005

    07/19/2005

    ONECHICAGO

    Listing Standards and Rule 1002(h) and (i)(2)(B).
    Amend the listing standards for a security futures product by incorporating them into the rules of the Exchange and permitting cash settled futures on narrow-based security indexes ("NBIs") among other changes. Amend Rule 1002(h) to permit the Exchange to make contract adjustments and Rule 1002(i)(2)(B) regarding final settlement of a futures on an NBI.

    07/14/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Copper, Heating Oil, Heating Oil Average Price, Unleaded Gasoline, Natural Gas, Crude Oil and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    07/14/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 21.03
    Amendments establish two standing BCC subcommittees.

    07/14/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 4.19
    Amendments conform the rule to the current procedures of having floor reporters stand in the center of the ring and not limiting their functions to solely witnessing cross trades.

    07/14/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to rule 2.14
    Amendments make it clear that only those firms who were Exchange clearing members on the date of the merger do not have to hold 4 memberships if only clearing a limited group of products.

    07/13/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYMEX

    Exchange Rule 104.36A, "Exchange of Aluminum Futures for, or in Connection with Swap Transactions"
    The amendment to COMEX Rule 4.36A, "Exchange of Aluminum Futures for, or in Connection with Swap Transactions," extends the EFS program in aluminum until it is terminated by the NYMEX Board of Directors or its designee.

    07/12/2005

    07/14/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.40B
    Effective immediately, the Exchange has extended the Trading at Settlement (TAS) program for Heating Oil and Unleaded Gasoline for a month, until the close of business August 8, 2005.

    07/12/2005

    07/12/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 3.03
    Effective Friday, July 15, 2005, the amendments set forth procedures for evaluating whether repeat audit trail offenses should be deemed barrable offenses.

    07/12/2005

    07/12/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rule 4.4(b)
    HedgeStreet amends Rule 4.4(b) in order to implement the revenue sharing benefit to its rules, as they relate to market makers on the Exchange, in which all trades executed in Designated Classes by a market maker are eligible to be included.

    07/08/2005

    07/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No 1, "Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Aluminum Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment adds the "CENTURY" aluminum brand produced by Century Aluminum of West Virginia, Inc. as acceptable for delivery against the Aluminum Futures Contract.

    07/08/2005

    07/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Silver, Heating Oil, Unleaded Gasoline and Natural Gas Option Contracts.

    07/08/2005

    07/08/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts: No CME X-Funds available for the July 22nd trading cycle.

    07/07/2005

    07/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 8.55(A)(23)
    Effective Monday, July 11, 2005, the Major Offenses category has been changed to reflect that when considering evidence that an employee's violation was a first offense, that the Member or Member Firm took immediate remedial action upon discovering the violation, and that the Member or Member Firm immediately informed the Exchange of the violation be considered a mitigating factor rather than an affirmative defense.

    07/07/2005

    07/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.90
    Effective Monday, July 11, 2005, the amendments delineate the guidelines whereby clerks will be permitted to record and submit EFP and EFS transactions on behalf of a floor broker.

    07/07/2005

    07/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 300.08
    Effective Monday, July 11, 2005, the amendment represents a correction to the Rule to reflect that the actual procedural cut-off time for submitting an option notice of exercise was moved from 5:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    07/07/2005

    07/07/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of One Additional Year for Central Appalachian Coal. ( Amendment 07/08/2005)

    07/06/2005

    07/07/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet submits additional clarification to the Real-Time Account Funding Program, previously submitted to the Commission on June 9, 2005.

    07/01/2005

    07/01/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is renewing certain temporary incentive programs for trading on its branch trading floor in Dublin, Ireland.

    07/01/2005

    07/01/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Copper, Heating Oil, Crude Oil, Unleaded Gasoline, Natural Gas, Heating Oil Average Price and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.