• Initial Listing of the Bitcoin Futures Contract

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      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
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      • Research and Product Development
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      • SER-8051R
      • Notice Date
      • 14 December 2017
      • Effective Date
      • 17 December 2017
    • (This SER supersedes SER-8051 dated December 1, 2017, to update daily settlement time from 4:00 p.m. London Time to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.  No other changes have been made to the original SER.)

      Effective Sunday, December 17, 2017, for trade date Monday, December 18, 2017, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (“CME” or “Exchange”) will list the Bitcoin Futures contract (commodity code: BTC; rulebook chapter: 350) for trading on the CME Globex electronic trading platform, and for submission for clearing via CME ClearPort.

      If you require any additional information, please contact Dave Lehman at 312 930 1875 or David.Lehman@cmegroup.com, Tim McCourt at 212 299 2415 or Tim.McCourt@cmegroup.com, Alison Coughlin at 312 338 7171 or Alison.Coughlin@cmegroup.com, or Giovanni Vicioso at 212 299 2163 or Giovanni.Vicioso@cmegroup.com.


      Please click here for PDF of SER-8051R.