CME Group Inc. is conducting an abbreviated trading session on Good Friday until 10:00 a.m. (CDT) for Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate products. CME Group Inc. will be open until 12:00 noon (CDT) on that day. As a result, April 6, 2012 should be treated as any other business day with respect to regulatory responsibilities ‑ issuing margin calls, preparing segregation, secured amount and sequestration statements, distributing customer statements, filing of regulatory notices (e.g., under-segregated, under-secured, under-capitalized), etc. However, April 6, 2012 will not be treated as a business day for purposes of determining the due date for March 31, 2012 financial statements. Thus, a March 31, 2012 Form 1‑FR or FOCUS Report must be submitted by April 25, 2012 to the Audit Department.
If you have any questions, please call the Audit Department at (312) 930‑3230.
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