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RELEASE: pr6646-13

  • July 15, 2013

    CFTC Seeks Public Comment on Request from CME Group to Issue Market Regulation Advisory Notice Regarding CME Rule 534 (“Wash Trades Prohibited”)

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is requesting public comment on a request from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., The Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc., New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc., Commodity Exchange, Inc., and Kansas City Board of Trade, Inc., for approval of CME Group Market Regulation Advisory Notice RA1308-5 submitted pursuant to section 40.5 of the CFTC’s regulations.

    CME Group Market Regulation Advisory Notice RA1308-5 provides FAQ and guidance relating to CME Rule 534 (“Wash Trades Prohibited”) and activity that may constitute prohibited wash trading, as well as information related to “Self-Match Prevention” functionality on the CME Globex electronic trading platform.

    Comments regarding the request should be submitted on or before August 14, 2013.

    Comments may be submitted electronically through the CFTC’s Comments Online process. All comments will be posted on the Commission’s website.

    Last Updated: July 15, 2013