Release: #4060-97

For Release: October 2, 1997

CFTC Notifies the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Clearing House of the Results of Its Review of the CME Clearing House's Compliance with the Commission's Segregation and Related Recordkeeping Rules

Washington -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (Commission) Division of Trading and Markets (Division) has notified the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) of the results of the CME clearing house's compliance with the requirements of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEAct), Commission regulations and Division interpretations regarding the segregation of customers' money, securities and property, and the related recordkeeping rules. The report states that the Division found that the CME is in compliance with all applicable Commission segregation-related requirements.

A copy of the Division's report is available upon request through the Commission's Office of Public Affairs, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20581, (202) 418-5080.