• Amendments to CME/CBOT/NYMEX/COMEX Rules in Connection with the Elimination of Open Outcry Trading of NYMEX and COMEX Options Products and Transition to the Trading Annex

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
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      • SER-7819
      • Notice Date
      • 12 December 2016
      • Effective Date
      • 03 January 2017
    • Effective Tuesday, January 3, 2017, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (“CME”), The Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (“CBOT”), New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (“NYMEX”) and Commodity Exchange, Inc. (“COMEX”) (collectively, the “Exchanges”) will adopt amendments to various rules in each Exchange’s Rulebook in connection with the December 30, 2016, termination of open outcry trading in NYMEX and COMEX options products, the closure of the NYMEX and COMEX trading floor, and the transition to the Trading Annex on January 3, 2017.

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