Systems Manuals - Clearing System Documentation Directory

Clearing Firm API

CME Firm Trade Management FIXML API

CME Firm Position Management FIXML API


Floor Trade Submission API

Message Specifications

Other FIXML Reference Documents

*We recommend using an XML editing tool such as XMLSpy to view the schema files.


Global Operations Education offers regularly scheduled hands-on training courses to all clearing member firm personnel on CME Group clearing-related applications. The training sessions are offered in the Trading Knowledge Center (TKC), CBOT Building Room 220A, 2nd Floor. We also offer limited training sessions at our NYMEX training center. 

The training course schedule is updated each month and is available by clicking on Training Course Schedule (PDF). To augment this training, we now offer additional training services in the form of online tutorials. 

Online Training Benefits

  • You can learn how to use CME clearing-related applications in the comfort of your office, home or wherever you may be.
  • You can learn at your own pace! Take time to focus on your needs or skip what you already know.
  • In addition, there is no cost associated with our online training sessions!

Most importantly, you can start online training immediately by clicking on one of the links below! Step by step instructions are included.

On-line Training Tutorials Currently Available:

Clearing Operations and Delivery Training

EFS (Exchange Fee System) Training

Note: Accessing the tutorials may take a few seconds due to their content and size.

Upcoming online tutorials:

  • Give Up Payment System 

Record Layouts

Please use the following Record Layouts for APS, Edit, GPS, GUS, Large Trader, Settlement File, Trade Register file and Trex Records. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents.

Clearing Operations Record Layouts

Financial Record Layouts

Regulatory Record Layouts

Futures & Options Trading

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