• Declaration of Condition of Force Majeure at Corn Shipping Stations Due to Flooding on the Illinois River and Load-Out Impossibility

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
      • #
      • SER-8100
      • Notice Date
      • 22 February 2018
      • Effective Date
      • 22 February 2018
    • Effective immediately and until further notice, pursuant to The Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (“CBOT” or “Exchange”) Rules 701 (“Declarations of Force Majeure”) and 703.C.G.(8) (“Barge Load-Out Procedures for Corn, Soybeans…”), CBOT is hereby declaring a condition of Force Majeure due to load-out impossibility at a majority of Corn regular shipping stations on the Illinois River.  Such shipping stations are unable to load due to high water levels and/or flooding.

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