RELEASE Number
6131-11

October 31, 2011

CFTC Designates Eris Exchange, LLC as a Contract Market

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, October 28, 2011, approved the application of Eris Exchange, LLC (“Eris”) for designation as a contract market. Eris is organized as a Delaware limited liability company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC (“Eris Holdings”).

Eris will list for trading interest rate swap futures contracts.

Clearing services for Eris will be provided by CME Clearing House. Regulatory services for Eris will be performed by the National Futures Association.

Last Updated: October 31, 2011