Release:  #3876-95

For Release:  November 3, 1995

CFTC Notifies the NYMEX of the Results of its Recent Review of the Exchange's Audit, Financial and Sales Practice Compliance Programs

Washington -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Trading and Markets ("Division") has notified the New York Mercantile Exchange ("NYMEX") of the results of its recent review of the exchange's audit, financial and sales practice compliance programs. The report states that the Division found that the NYMEX program is in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. The report also provides a recommendation for enhancement of financial surveillance.

A copy of the Division's report is available upon request through the Commission's Office of the Public Affairs, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20581, (202) 518-5080.