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Industry Filings

  • September 2006 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    09/29/2006

    09/29/2006

    USFE

    Rule Numbers – US Futures Exchange, LLC 4th Amended and Restated Bylaws
    US Futures Exchange, LLC has amended and restated it’s Bylaws in conjunction with a corporate ownership restructuring.
    Eurex US certifies that the Bylaw changes comply with the Commodity Exchange Act and regulations thereunder.

    09/29/2006

    10/02/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Copper Supplements No. 2 and No. 3, Rule 111: COMEX Division – Copper Contract Rules
    Proposed amendment to include C. Steinweg (Baltimore) Inc. for its Shed #7 facility at Baltimore, Maryland as an Exchange Licensed Warehouse and Exchange Licensed Weighmaster for copper.

    09/29/2006

    10/02/2006

    CME

    This notification of CME’s Emerging Markets Partnership Program (“EMPP”)

    09/29/2006

    09/29/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 244.08, Appendix 2D
    Reformat and consolidate CBOT’s member firm categories into a new Rulebook appendix (Supplemental submission/technical corrections).

    09/27/2006

    09/27/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers 519.01, 519.03, and 519.06
    Streamline the enforcement provisions with respect to the submission of Computerized Trade Reconstruction data

    09/27/2006

    09/27/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers 221.00, 230.00, 230.01 through 230.04, 230.06, 244.00, 244.08, 252.00, 270.01, 332.03, 540.13, and Appendix 2D
    Reformat and consolidate CBOT's member firm categories into a new Rulebook appendix

    09/26/2006

    09/26/2006

    KCBT

    KCBT Rule 1514.00
    Amend last trading day and expiration day for the December 2007 wheat options contracts.

    09/25/2006

    09/25/2006

    CFE

    CFE Rules 414(a), 2102(j) and 1702(j)
    Amends CFE rules to permit the Exchange of Future for Related Position transactions with respect to CBOE Volatility Index futures contracts and CBOE JIJA Volatility Index futures contracts. The Amendment also clarifies that Exchange of Future for Related Position transactions may only be entered into with respect to contracts designated by the CFE.

    09/22/2006

    09/22/2006

    EUREXUS

    Rule Numbers – Eurex Us Rules 901A-904, 909 and 930
    US Futures Exchange, LLC (Eurex US) will reduce trading to 9 hours effective October 1, 2006. All Eurex US members will be given advanced notice of this change.

    09/22/2006

    09/22/2006

    EUREXUS

    Rule Numbers – Eurex US Rules 901A-904, 909 and 930
    US Futures Exchange, LLC (Eurex US) has determined not to list for trading the Treasury and FX contracts provided in the attached table. Eurex US has no immediate intention to authorize trading in additional or new delivery months for the effected contracts. Furthermore, Eurex US certifies that, in connection with those delivery months currently listed, there is no open interest in those contracts.

    09/22/2006

    09/22/2006

    CBOT

    Define the final settlement day for Dow-Jones AIG Excess Return Commodity Index futures

    09/21/2006

    09/21/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rule 12.67 only
    HedgeStreet effects amendments to the Binary Mortgage Rate 30-Year (Fixed Rate Mortgage) Contracts such that the maximum settlement value is increased from $10 to $100.

    09/21/2006

    09/22/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – COMEX Division Rule 104.47(b), Rule 9.27 (Appendix A)
    Notification of Copper Spot Month Position Limit Increase and Accompanying Amendment to Rule 9.27

    09/20/2006

    09/20/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rule 12.64 only
    HedgeStreet effects amendments to the Binary Federal Funds Contracts such that the maximum settlement value is increased from $10 to $100.

    09/20/2006

    09/20/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rules 36404, 36704, 36904, 37000, 37001, 37002, 37003, 37004, 37404, 37604
    CME is adopting amendments which permit institutional traders of TRAKRS contracts to maintain a securities account and executive trades through a DB/FCM per the Commission’s No-Action Letter dated September 7, 2006.

    09/20/2006

    09/21/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – Appendix 9B-3
    Increase dynamic price limits for CBOT Ethanol futures

    09/20/2006

    09/20/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 2036.01
    Revise the latest time for obtaining the applicable Target Fed Funds Rate at expiration

    09/18/2006

    09/18/2006

    CME

    Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) Normalizing Constant for October 2006.

    09/15/2006

    09/15/2006

    CME

    New Rule 7.79 provides for a yearly renewal process for licensed FCOJ and NFC storage facilities.

    09/15/2006

    09/15/2006

    NYME

    Delisting Licensed Copper Warehouse of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract

    09/14/2006

    09/15/2006

    CCFE

    Rule Numbers 615 and 616
    amends Rules to clarify buy and sell Order procedures

    09/14/2006

    09/14/2006

    NYBOT

    New Rule 7.79 provides for a yearly renewal process for licensed FCOJ and NFC storage facilities.

    09/14/2006

    09/15/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Exchange Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective on trade date September 25, 2006, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for the Singapore 380cst Fuel Oil Futures Contract.

    09/14/2006

    09/14/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 6.00, 6.04, 6.15 and 6.16
    Effective Friday, September 15, 2006, the amendments to the above-referenced rules codify policies which have been in effect since the inception of side-by-side physical electronic trading on CME GLOBEX on September 4, 2006 for trade date September 5, 2006, and have previously been addressed in Notices to Members 06-419, 06-450, 06-306 and 06-315, respectively.

    09/14/2006

    09/14/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Exchange Rule 9.24, Section (C)(3)
    Effective Friday, September 15, 2006, Section (C)(3) of Rule 9.24, which requires all of our banking partners to maintain a physical office for payment within the City of New York and located no further than 5 miles of the Exchange, is eliminated. This requirement is no longer applicable as all of our business with such banks is facilitated via electronic transmission and/or facsimile.

    09/13/2006

    09/13/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet's intent to initiate a New Member Trading Incentive Program which will commence on Friday, September 15, 2006 and will continue through Tuesday, October 31, 2006.

    09/11/2006

    09/11/2006

    CME

    CME Regulatory Advisory RA-06-06 regarding updated requirements for workstation operator identifiers on CME Globex orders entered through CME iLink Connections.

    09/08/2006

    09/11/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers - Interpretation of Rule 580-GLOBAL TRADE ALGORITHMS
    Amendments to extend implied spreading to CME Housing and Eurozone HICP futures contracts.

    09/08/2006

    09/08/2006

    CBOT

    Agricultural trading hours for Monday, September 11, 2006.

    09/07/2006

    09/07/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - NYMEX Rules 6.51, 6.52, 6.52A, 6.52B, and 6.53
    Effective with the commencement of side-by-side trading of NYMEX physical contracts on CME GLOBEX® on September 4, 2006 for trade date September 5, 2006, the Exchange will implement amendments to the settlement rules that are relative to all affected markets, including CL, NG, HO, HU, RB, PN, PL and PA. Also, staff will have voting rights and veto authority on the Settlement Committees for Hu, Ho and RB.

    09/05/2006

    09/05/2006

    ONECHICAGO

    Rule Numbers – Block Trade Policy
    OneChicago is amending its Block Trade Policy to reduce the minimum contract; to clarify that block trades must be executed no earlier than one-half hour before the opening and no later than one-half after the close of the trading session; among other

    09/05/2006

    09/05/2006

    ONECHICAGO

    Rule Numbers – Rule 906(B)
    OneChicago is amending its Rule 906(b), which relates to Listing Standards for Singles Stock Futures by eliminating the maintenance requirement that “the issuer of the underlying security satisfied applicable Exchange Ace reporting requirements, or corrects any failure within 30 days after the date the report was due to be filed.”

    09/01/2006

    09/01/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification that NYMEX After Hours Trading Will Migrate to CME Globex on August 6, 2006

    09/01/2006

    09/01/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - NYMEX Rules 6.51, 6.52, 6.52A, 6.52B and 6.53
    Effective with the commencement of side-by-side trading of NYMEX physical contracts on CME GLOBEX on September 4, 2006 for trade date September 5, 2006, the Exchange will implement amendments to the settlement rules that are relative to all affected markets, including CL, NG, HO, HU, RB, PN, PL and PA. Also, Staff will have voting rights and veto authority on the Settlement Committees for HY, HO and RB.

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