EFRP transactions include the exchanges of:
All are privately negotiated trades transacted outside of the competitive marketplace, but submitted for clearing through CME Clearing.
Note: The counterparties must follow the requirements of Rule 538 (Exchange for Related Positions) and any applicable CFTC regulations in conducting such trades, and in certain cases these trades must be approved in advance by the clearinghouse.
Under no circumstances may EFRPs be posted later than end of permissible posting period following expiration of underlying futures contract.
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