Rulebooks

Exchange-Specific Rules for CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX

CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX are independent exchanges, each of which maintains its own set of rules. Although all four exchanges have been merged to form CME Group, each exchange remains a separate self-regulatory organization. In order to provide a common regulatory framework for market users, the rulebooks have been substantially harmonized, making the rules parallel in structure, numbering and language where possible. Please note that the rules in the NYMEX Rulebook are applicable to both NYMEX and COMEX. The Rulebooks are listed below:

The Rulebooks are listed below:

Rulebook Harmonization

Information on significant remaining differences in CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX rules is available by clicking here.